Governor Sindh inaugurates sub-fire station for Site Association of Industry

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has visited the SITE Association of Industry and inaugurated the newly set up sub-fire station on Tuesday.

Administrator KMC Laeeq Ahmed, Chief CPLC Sindh Muhammad Zubair Habib, Chief Fire Officer Mubin Ahmed and other officials were also present on this occasion.

Addressing the industrialists of the area, Governor Imran Ismail said that the provision of two fire tenders for the SITE Association was a long pending demand of the Industries of the SITE area fulfilled today.

He appreciated the efforts of the SITE Association in making this Fire Station functional in a very limited time. The Governor lauded SITE Association for being the first and foremost in resolving the problems of the SITE area.

On the issue of gas supply to the Industries, the governor assured arranging a single point agenda meeting with the Prime Minister along with the Federal ministers and advisors concerned, on the burning issue of gas supply to industries, as soon as possible.

Governor Sindh said, “From the platform of Sindh Industrial Liaison Committee (SILC), we took up many issues of industries and were successful in resolving them.”

 He assured his continued support in solving the issues, particularly that of damaged infrastructure and dilapidated roads affecting badly of the industries in the SITE Area.

Speaking on this occasion, Patron-in-Chief of SITE Association Zubair Motiwala said that he would focus on two main burning issues: one perennial issue is of non-availability of gas to industries and the other illegal demolition of factories, constructed on leased land, as old as the 1960s. Zubair Motiwala also demanded urgent action from the Governor of Sindh.

Earlier, President SITE Abdul Hadi, in his welcome address, thanked governor Sindh on behalf of the SITE Association for fulfilling his promise by providing two new fire tenders to the association.

Briefing the members about the Fire Station, Abdul Hadi said that the idea of setting up of fire station was initiated in the year 2018 by the SITE Association of Industry during the first visit of Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail who promised to take up the matter and provide fire tenders to town associations at the earliest possible.

President SITE Abdul Hadi stressed upon the Governor to take cognizance of the grave situation emerging from the illegal demolition of factories.

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