LAHORE (Staff Reporter): NESPAK Managing Director Amjad A Khan visited various sections of the Orange Line Metro Train (OMT) project on Saturday.

He received detailed briefings from the in-charges of various portions of the project on the quality and pace of work over the entire length of 27 km. The care being excersised during the execution of the project for avoiding the health hazards was also discussed in detail.

Although prescribed health and safety measures are already being applied, yet more improvement is required which the MD pointed out, and reminded the concerned staff that it was a continuous process.

The MD reiterated that no one from the staff, both from the contractor and consultant, would be allowed to work on the project site without adopting necessary safety measures.

He stressed the need for further fortifying the protection sheets and barriers along the project route.

Amjad asked the workers to wear safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to their seniors. “Recognising safety hazards is the most important element in preventing accidents,” he said.

During his surprise visit, the MD instructed the relevant staff of NESPAK to be more vigilant while supervising at night and during the rainy season.

He promised hefty rewards for the NESPAK staff on the successful and timely completion of the project.

The MD appreciated the efforts of the site staff and project manager who were present at their respective duty locations in spite of the rain spell, and were performing their duties to complete this transportation project of international standards for the citizens of Lahore.