Minister Inaugurates SSWMB in Hyderabad – Pakistan
HYDERABAD: Sharjeel Inam Memon, Sindh Minister of Information, Transport and Public Transport and Focal Point for Rainfall Emergencies in Hyderabad, inaugurated the Sindh Solid Waste Management Council on Tuesday.
On the occasion, addressing the media near Latifabad Boulevard Mall, the Information Minister said earlier that it was decided that Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) would be inaugurated on 9 September, but bearing in mind the current situation of recent heavy rains and cleanliness in the city, the Chief Minister has ordered the council to work from today (Tuesday).
“Alhamdulillah, with the collaboration of Pak Eltish, the work of lifting large piles of rubbish has started in Hyderabad,” he said.
Sharjeel said that from September 9, the work of collecting garbage from houses and streets would also be started, which would be dumped at the landfill site near Lunikot and MullaKatiyar.
Regarding the current rain situation, the minister said that there were breaches in the dykes of the Rahuki canal on Monday evening and he should rush in personally and have them filled under his supervision until 4 a.m.
He said PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and the Chief Minister were visiting all districts in Sindh province and monitoring the rainfall situation across the province, while members of the provincial cabinet were also on the scene. field to oversee relief and rescue activities in rain-affected areas.
He said the situation in Sindh was not good due to heavy rains with both urban and rural areas flooded. On a question, the Minister of Information said that the Chief Minister had requested financial assistance from the Prime Minister of Pakistan and that the Federal Government had assured that financial assistance would be provided under the Income Support Scheme Shaheed Benazir Bhutto to people who had suffered losses and houses would be built for those displaced by the government.
He said those affected by the rain were being provided with tents and cooked meals, adding that encroachments had also been removed to ensure drainage of rainwater not only from Latifabad but from all urban and rural areas. To a question, he said that Imran Khan had the support of countries like Israel and India who wanted to see Pakistan unstable, “I ask the people and the institutions not to be pressured by him, the country cannot afford no wrongdoing and conspiracy at this time, even now Imran Khan was receiving fear based facilities which there is no need to be afraid of,” he added.
MP Tariq Ali Shah Jamot, MPA AbdulJabbar Khan, Hyderabad Deputy Commissioner Fuad Ghaffar Soomro, Hyderabad Administrator Fakhir Shakir were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon remained present for the 5th consecutive day in the rain affected areas of Hyderabad district today to monitor the rains situation, drainage works and the rescue and rescue activities. During his visit to his constituency, Taluka Hyderabad (rural), he visited the Mir settlement of Tando Jam, Main Tando Jam City, Malakand Chowk and the relief camp set up for the rain affected people in Taluk Hyderabad (rural) and met the affected families there and also directed the concerned officers to ensure provision of food and other basic facilities to the affected people and assured them of all possible assistance from Sindh Government . Besides visiting UC Sanon Gopang, he also visited various villages in Taluka Rural and inspected rainwater drainage and other rain-related issues. During his visit to Sindh, Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon visited Bader Memon village, Pisakhi, Haji Ibrahim where he was briefed by those affected by the rain about their collapsed houses, issues of abundance of mosquitoes, food shortage and other issues on which the Sindh Information Minister ordered the officers to immediately provide tents and cooked meals to the displaced people.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2022