KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Wasim has said that Orangi Town is katchi abadi and its problems are also huge.
Major problems are of sewerage and waer which though did not directly pertained to KMC however still we solved the sewerage problem by lying a sewerage line costing millions of rupees.
He said this while speaking in a ceremony held in the Mansoor Nagar UC 24 of Orangi Town after inspecting the lying of 18 inch dia sewerage pipeline in the area. MPA Sadaqat Hussain, chairman district West Izhar Ahmed Khan, UC Chairman Shakeel Ahmed Imam and others also spoke on this occasion and said that sewerage problems of more than five UCs of Orangi were now solved with the lying of this pipeline. However in past no attention was given to the problems of Orangi which have big population and the Mayor Wasim Akhtar has won the hearts of people by doing this work in Orangi Town.
Women were also present in big number in this ceremony who complained about unavailability of water and sewerage problems facing by them.
Mayor Karachi said that water and sewerage board was not under the Mayor but still KMC is lying sewerage system in such areas which never had any such arrangement before.
He said that we want to save the people from sewerage and other problems.
Ten months ago it was even hard to pass through these streets due to sewage water overflow which stayed in the area and created ugly conditions.
He said that we knew the basic problems of this area and the people of this area have this right that their problems are solved on priority basis.
Mayor Karachi said that construction of roads will begin after lying of sewerage lines which would make this area beautiful.
He said that KMC and DMC West have given attention on the problems of this area however resources were not enough and this will take some time to solve.
He said the resources of KMC were distributed to all parts of the city on equal basis so that every area gets their share and to save them from any injustice.