KARACHI  - K-4 Project Management Unit along with Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) are working round the clock to complete the project meant to provide additional water to Karachi at the earliest.

This was stated by K-4 Project Director Saleem Siddiqui while reviewing the pace of work on the project at Keenjhar Lake, district Thatta and Zero Point of the project.

Accompanied by head of the construction team of FWO Colonel Anees as well as the representatives of Federal Planning Commission and Provincial Planning Commission Sindh, Siddiqui expressed satisfaction over the pace of work and said that monitoring of the project was being carried out on daily basis in order to ensure its timely completion so that the citizens of Karachi could get sufficient water for their daily use. He termed K-4 a greater project, adding that water availability in Karachi would be improved after its completion.

Colonel Anees termed K-4 a challenge for FWO, adding that all resources were being utilised for its completion and ease the citizens of Karachi who are facing shortage of water.

Chief Monitoring Officer Project Wing of the Planning Commission Islamabad Zahoor Ali Shah appreciated the pace of work as well as the standards being maintained, adding that Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal was personally monitoring progress on the project.

He also expressed his satisfaction over utilisation of the funds granted by the federal government, and hoped that the project would be completed within the stipulated period of time.

Director Planning Commission Sindh Tufail Ahmed Abro said that handing over the project to FWO was a wise decision of the Sindh government, adding that appointment of Saleem Siddiqui as Project Director was also a good decision taken by Sindh Minister for Local Government Jam Khan Shoro.

The representatives of Project Consultant Usmani and Company Colonel Ajmal Rasheed briefed on the technical aspects of K-4 Project.

Among others, Superintending Engineer Syed Qiaser Ali and Executive Engineer Moin Ahmed were also present on the occasion.