Karachi (ENNS) Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah from Saturday night to Sunday morning to evening remained on roads and visited various rain-affected areas of Karachi, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tando Mohammad Khan and Hyderabad and reviewed the situation and de-watering work.
The chief minister visited Causeway connecting Korangi with Defence area which was washed away in heavy rains, as a result eight people, including two children and a motorcycle were stuck up.
The chief minister ordered Commissioner Karachi and DC Korangi, who arranged a crane and Edhi boats and rescued the entangled people.
Shah who was accompanied by Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Saeed Ghani and Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahalwani.
The chief Minister visited Star Gate, Airport area, Quaidabad where he inspected flow in Malir Nadi which in inundation.
The chief minister told media that he had vowed with the people of Karachi that elected representatives, employees of local bodies, water board and civic agencies would seen working on the roads and streets and it was very much visible every where.
Mr Shah said that it was a heavy rain all along the coastal belt and bear by districts have been received, therefore Stagnation of water was natural but as soon as it stopped raining de-watering process started.
He said that no Underpass was inundated and roads have been cleared. “ Now it has rained heavy again and we are making efforts to mitigate public problems” he said.
Shah said that he has given clear instructions to Adl IG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon to mobile people to help affected and stuck people. “ You must have noticed that Memon Goth police rescued five people stuck on a container because of inundation,” he said.
He installed truck-mounted de-watering machines to clear roads.