Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh on Sunday said that efforts are ongoing to drain out rainwater from all areas of Karachi’s Kharadar by this evening.
During his visit to Old City areas, CM Sindh, speaking to media officials said Kharadar’s drainage system chocked after the record torrential downpour in the metropolis, due to which rainwater accumulated on the locality’s streets.
He said at least 20 vehicles of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) have been deployed to clear the area.
He is well aware of the hardships locals have been going through due to flooded streets, he maintained.
CM Murad Ali Shah said he himself headed out on a tour of the area due to the difficulties faced by the residents of the area.
He said he had directed all relevant institutions to speed up the process of drainage of rainwater.
Meanwhile, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Chief Minister Raja Farooq Haider telephoned CM Murad Ali Shah and expressed sadness over the loss of life and property during the latest spell of monsoon.