KARACHI             -        Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Friday chaired a high level meeting on Karachi issues at the Governor’s House here.

Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, NDMA Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal in the chair, Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar Member Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi and others participated in the meeting, said a statement.

The meeting discussed in detail the problems faced due to recent rains, overall condition of the city, drainage, disposal of garbage to landfill sites and other sanitation issues. Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal briefed the Governor about the steps aims to resolve cleaning and sanitation problems of Karachi. On this occasion, the Governor of Sindh said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan was very much concerned about Karachi that was why the Prime Minister had approved the summary for the permanent solution of the problems of the city. He further said that the federal government would not leave the people of Karachi alone under any circumstances. He said that the submergence of low lying areas of the city in every monsoon was a tragedy and there was an urgent need to solve the problems in the city on a permanent basis.