KARACHI: An inauguration ceremony was held on Monday, marking the completion of the construction of various development projects in Malir District. The projects, including Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Underground Water Tank, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Pumping Station and a pad-mounted transformer, were inaugurated by Malir District Municipal Corporation Chairperson Jan Muhammad Baloch.
The development projects have been executed to particularly benefit the residents of Malir District's rural areas, including Sharafi Goth, Sakhi Daad Goth and Shambay Goth.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Sharafi Goth Union Committee Chairperson Nazar Muhammad Baloch, Sharafi Goth Union Committee Vice Chairperson Ghulam Akbar Baloch and Sharafi Goth Councillors Zaibun Nisa Baloch and Aqib Baloch, thanked the DMC Chairperson for initiating and completing the projects.
They said that were grateful to the DMC Chairperson for his untiring efforts and hard work, adding that the residents of rural areas will be able to get clean drinking water through the newly constructed facilities.
The union committee members and councillors said that previously, women and children from underprivileged areas had to face immense difficulties to procure water.
Members of local government bodies maintained that civic facilities, including roads, dispensaries, schools, a library, a community centre and street lights, are now available in Sharafi Goth due to the DMC Chairperson's efforts.
They informed the attendees of the ceremony that 14 projects in the remote area have been completed while work on remaining development schemes is in progress.
Speaking at the ceremony, the DMC Chairperson thanked the Sakhi Daad family for gifting the land for one of the development projects.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 15th, 2019.
Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.
For more information, please see our Comments FAQ