Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said lying of 12 and 15 inch dia sewerage pipe lines in Yousuf Goth Surjani Town with a cost of Rs2 crores would solve the sewerage problems in this area and provide relief to the residents who had been facing acute trouble due to accumulation of rain water in their houses during rainy season. More development works will be done in this area including construction of 500 manholes and CC Flooring of inner roads and footpaths with a cost of Rs4 crores. He said this while to talking to media representatives after a visit of Union Council 38, Faridi Muhalla, Yousuf Goth, Surjani Town on Wednesday to review and inspect lying of sewerage pipe lines in the area and other uplift works. He was accompanied by the chairman land committee Syed Arshad Hassan, chairman works committee Hassan Naqvi, chairman parks committee Khurram Farhan, director general works Shahab Anwer, chairman UC 38 Jahangir, elected representatives and other officers on this occasion. Mayor Karachi during his visit went to different areas of Yousuf Goth and met with the area people and enquired about their problems. He said this area has been neglected in past and no one paid attention on their basic problems. He said despite of all problems development works being done in all areas of the city and particularly it is good to see these betterment works carried out in small areas which were always deprived of attention. He said the inner streets and roads of this union council will be made better and for this the elected chairman and other concerned representatives are making all efforts. He said Water and Sewerage Board must implement the K-IV Project which is imperative to solve the water supply problem in Karachi. It is matter of concern that water board not even acknowledges union council 38 of Yousuf Goth. He urged the KWSB to fulfill its responsibilities and streamline the water distribution and infrastructure development and solve water and sewerage related problems in all areas of the city. He said public welfare works being carried out in the larger interest of the city and to solve the problems of citizens.
Source: Official Web Portal of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation