The Commissioner of Karachi, Muhammad Iqbal Memon, has issued guidelines to resolve fire safety issues in industrial areas and ensure fire safety measures in accordance with the rules of various municipal authorities.
Speaking as the main guest at a meeting held Tuesday at the Korangi Trade and Industry Association (KATI) office, Memon said the Sindh government is making every effort to resolve the issues. problems of the industrial zones of the city, and that he was engaged in various projects of development of the industrial zones.
The city administration will work on solving civic issues and developing industrial zones with the coordination and cooperation of trade and industry associations, he added.
Deputy Commissioner Korangi Saleemullah Odho, District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Administrator Korangi Sajida Qazi, KATI President Muhammad Salman Aslam and other officials from the district administration and relevant departments also attended the meeting. .
He called on the deputy commissioner and all other deputy commissioners to ensure that the government’s efforts for the development of industrial zones and for the resolution of their problems related to the scarcity of water, sewers and traffic management are given priority. He also ordered to resolve fire safety issues and ensure fire safety measures in accordance with safety laws and regulations.
The president of KATI shared with the commissioner the idea of installing an urban forest along the Malir and Lyari rivers. The Commissioner learned that KATI member Zahid Saeed had conceptualized the idea of the urban forest.
The Commissioner has shown his willingness to fully support such an initiative on behalf of the administration. In this regard, it was decided that a meeting would be held immediately with Zahid Saeed and other members of KATI, and the heads of the relevant agencies would be invited to attend the meeting, which would review and finalize the proposed plan for a forest. urban.