Karachi: Managing Director Karachi Water & Sewerage Board KWSB Misbahuddin Farid has directed the complaint staff to stay alert on the Chehlum of Karbala Martyrs. Emergency staff is directed to ensure full attendance and in case of any problems or complaints, the Chief Engineer of the area would be held responsible.
He ordered that emergency precautions must be taken before Chehlum around all the Imam Bargahs and Jaloos walkways so that the citizens of Karachi do not suffer. M.D KW&SB ordered this during a meeting regarding Chehlum Preparations that he chaired. DMD Technical Services Ali Mohammad Palijo, All Chief Engineers and Concerned officers were also present in the meeting.
M.D KW&SB directed all Chief Engineers and other concerned staff to stay alert on Chehlum and they must complete all the preparations for emergency measures before time. He directed Chief Engineers to ensure that concerned officers stay on their stations to avoid any disruption.
Furthermore, he directed Chief Engineers to inspect the streets around Imam Bargahs, Majlis Venues and Jaloos Walkways and immediately resolve any problems they may find. Specially around M.A Jinnah Road, Capri Cinema, Tibet Centre, Bolton Market, Kharadar, Light House and adjoining areas.
He directed them to keep their cell phone switched-on during the Chehlum and stay in touch with the Jaloos organizers. Moreover, they should ensure that all manholes are covered and any sewerage overflow is taken care of before time.
He directed the sewerage cleaning machine and other technical staffs to stay present with the machinery at all times in order to resolve the problems on time.