KARACHI: Sindh authorities on Thursday introduced to ask tender bids for renewing contracts of the six water hydrants run by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) within the metropolis, ARY NEWS reported.
“The contracts of the six water hydrants within the metropolis will expire quickly,” stated the Minister for Native Our bodies Nasir Hussain Shah whereas chairing a gathering and directed the officers to publish ads within the newspapers inviting tenders for brand new contracts.
He stated that the honest distribution of the water sources was the important thing accountability of the provincial authorities and vital selections have been taken throughout right now’s assembly for revamping the water board construction.
The important thing selections geared toward bettering water provide in elements of the town included the revival of the agricultural space circles within the metropolis. “The KWSB authorities ought to guarantee the availability of water provide to rural areas of the town,” he stated.
He additional introduced to dissolve the infrastructure, finance and income committees of the KWSB boards. “We now have additionally notified the formation of the brand new committees and it’ll additionally comprise of members from the boards,” he stated.
In April 2019, the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) officers on Friday met the chairman Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Asadullah Khan and sought a report relating to actions taken by the KWSB in opposition to unlawful hydrants working within the metropolis.
The NAB staff requested the KWSB to make clear its place over unlawful hydrants working citywide.
The KWSB chief requested the water board officers to additionally point out within the report if the legislation enforcement personnel don’t cooperate with the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board in motion in opposition to unlawful hydrants.