‘Clean Karachi’ campaign will continue, says Zaidi

The federal minister says Karachi Mayor’s letter was handed over to PM


APP August 21, 2019
He said that the letter sent by Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar regarding city’s infrastructure condition has been handed over to Prime Minister Imran Khan PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi has asked the heads of the SITE Association to formulate a master plan for the development of the area.

In a meeting with the industrialists and the traders of the SITE area, Zaidi assured them that he would personally pursue the master plan and would get maximum funds from the federal government. “I shall fight for SITE area. I shall take this master plan to the federal government for possible funds,” he pledged.

The federal minister appreciated efforts of Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, saying he was in contact with him.

He said that the letter sent by Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar regarding city’s infrastructure condition has been handed over to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He said Malik Riaz had also offered the logistic support to execute the ‘Clean Karachi’ initiative. He said that in the first phase five main nullahs of the city were cleaned before the recent rains. In the second phase of the initiative, the awareness was being created amongst the people of the city.

“Till city is properly cleaned, we shall be collecting and lifting garbage,” he re-assured.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 21st, 2019.

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