Karachi Bulk Water Supply Scheme K-IV to be completed on time

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KARACHI, July 27 (APP): The Karachi Bulk Water Supple Scheme K-1V

would be completed on time.

This was informed during the meeting of the National Assembly’s

Standing Committee on Planning, Development and reform here on

Thursday.

The meeting chaired by MNA Abdul Majeed Khan Khanana Khail was

held at the office of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB). It

was attended by Malik Ibrar Ahmed, Ms. Shazia Fatima Khawaja, Ms.

Shaheen Shafiq, Dr. Nafisa Shah, Junaid Akber, Qaiser Jamal, Shaikh

Salahuddin, Ms. Asiya Nasir, Sher Akber Khan and other members of the

committee.

Chairman of the Committee asked the KWSB to expedite the ongoing

work on phase one of the K-IV project in order to ensure its timely

completion.

The Managing Director KWSB, Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi, while

briefing the committee on K-IV scheme, said that 26 percent work of

the phase one has already been completed.

He further pointed out that this project would be completed in

June 2018. The work on phase two and three would be started after the

completion of the phase one.

He also stated that the part one of the sewerage plant (S-3) is

likely to be completed by the end of the fiscal year 2017-18.

Talking to media,  Chairman of the Committee Khanan Khail said

that the projects are important to cater to water and sewerage needs

of 20 million people of Karachi.

He said that a sub-committee of the Standing Committee has been

formed to oversee the projects to ensure timely completion.

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