By Our Web Reporter
KARACHI– A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Secretary Local Government, Housing and Town Planning Sindh Najam Ahmad Shah to review the performance of ongoing projects in collaboration with the World Bank. Secretary Local Government Sindh was briefed on the occasion by Project Director CLICK Afzal Zaidi on the progress made so far including the basic features of the project. Local Government Secretary Najam Ahmad Shah on the occasion said that the ongoing projects in collaboration with the World Bank are being completed by the Government of Sindh for the welfare and betterment of the people and for the fulfillment of this goal transparency and impartiality at every stage has been adopted.
According to Najam Ahmad Shah, projects funded by external funds are in fact beneficial to the people only when they are completed on time and all stakeholders should show keen interest in playing their active role for successful completion. The Secretary Local Government Sindh said that in order to reap the benefits of the project at the level of Union Council, it is necessary to organize regular awareness sessions and hands on training based on modern guidelines so that the people of the province could be benefited from World Bank projects.
Later, a meeting was held regarding water canal treatment plant project in which Special Secretary Technical Najeeb Ahmed also participated. External experts were also present in the online meeting. Talking to them, Local Government Secretary Najam Ahmad Shah said that providing clean and uninterrupted water supply to Karachi city is an important manifesto of Sindh government for which efforts are being made day and night. All the efforts for this purpose are being brought and the mission of meeting the water needs in all residential and industrial areas must be fulfilled in an efficient manner.
According to Najam Ahmad Shah, in view of the future water needs of Karachi, precautionary measures need to be taken now, for which all the institutions and stakeholders must come together and be on the same page. The Secretary Local Government Sindh stressed on adopting modern and scientific methods and said that steps should be taken to bring water treatment plants and pumping stations in line with global requirements and ensure better living facilities to the people of the city.