KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the provincial government has taken steps to save the people from expected heavy rains during monsoon.
He expressed his views on reviewing the performance report of the stormwater drains “Nallahs” cleaning campaign which was inaugurated by him on Thursday.
Nasir Shah said that according to the alert released by NDMA, “More heavy rains are expected this year. So in order to save the precious lives and properties of the people, the Sindh government has decided to clean up all the rain stormwater drains in advance”.
Chief Minister Sind has allocated a special grant for the Nallahs of DMC, he added. The minister said that the mission of cleaning the rain Nallahs is one of the most important and sensitive matters for the Sindh government and on the request of Chief Minister Sindh the World Bank issued huge funds for the purpose.
He assured that the government of Sindh will keep all the steps to Nallahs cleaning transparent and crystal clear as all the contractors will be paid after the completion of work.
Nasir Shah said that “All the stakeholders are on one page for this matter as every possible step would be taken to save the people from any critical situation”.