Sindh Minister of Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has asked the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to give suggestions/proposals on how to improve the functioning of Sindh government departments.
In this regard, the minister, while speaking at a dinner reception hosted in his honour by KCCI, assured that KCCI would be given representation in various committees of government departments which will be constituted soon as Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) strongly believes that business community must be taken on board in the decision making process for the progress and prosperity of Sindh.
Businessmen Group chairman and former KCCI president Siraj Kassam Teli, BMG Vice chairmen Zubair Motiwala and Anjum Nisar, President KCCI Abdullah Zaki, Senior Vice President KCCI Muffasar Atta Malik, Vice President KCCI, Muhammad Idrees, former presidents KCCI Majyd Aziz and A.Q. Khalil, Chairman Site Association of Industry Younus M Bashir, KCCI Managing Committee members and a number of prominent business figures of Karachi city attended the reception.
Sharjeel Inam Memon, who also holds the portfolio of Archives, Rural Development, Public Health, Engineering, Housing and Town Planning, pointed out that a powerful committee has already been constituted by Sindh government to examine water scarcity and resolve issues accordingly.
In this committee, KCCI is being represented by Siraj Kassam Teli and Abdullah Zaki while representatives of all political parties and Managing Director KWSB and Karachi Press Club are also members of the board who have the authority to ‘hire or fire’ and outline water distribution for various industrial and residential localities of the city.
He informed that Sindh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Solid Waste Management and more such MoUs would also be inked with other companies in near future which would ensure cleanliness while the garbage collected from the city will be utilized for energy production.