KARACHI  - Sindh government plans to install 10,000 surveillance cameras at different locations of the city under the ‘Safe City Project’. 

This was disclosed by Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister for Information Science and Technology Dr Sikandar Ali Shoro here on Wednesday while speaking at 7th Consumer Products and Services Conference 2017 as a chief guest. The conference was organised by The Consumers Eye Pakistan (CEP), Consumer Voice MAG and Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) of Pakistan with the support of Consumer Pakistan, Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association on the occasion of World Quality Day 2017. 

Speaking on the occasion, Shoro appreciated the efforts of Umar Ghauri for successfully organising the event, which, he said, had importance for traders & businessmen as well as consumers.  He informed the audience that he had signed a MoU with the Ministry of Industries and Information Technology of China for setting up of an IT Industrial Park in Sindh to promote IT culture in the province. 

Umar Ghauri, CEP chairman, in his keynote speech, said that the organisation had been organising these conferences to make Pakistan a heaven for the consumers and to ensure quality and competiveness of products and services in Pakistan. 

M Abdul Rehman Commander Pak Navy (R), Engineer M A Jabbar former Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry FPPCI, Syed Nasrullah, Deputy Director intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan IPO, Haji Shakir Umar Gujjar President Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association, Executive Editor Consumer Voice MAG Rasim Khan, Quality Manager Metro Cash and Carry Amir Shezad, FMCG quality Expert Iftikhar Ahmad and Educationist Amir Rafi, in their speeches, praised Consumers Eye Pakistan for its efforts for the promotion of quality standard culture in the country. 

They opined that these conferences had become a mean to make people aware about quality matters, quality management and quality assurances for the improvement of products and services.  

The conference covered wide range of topics relating to quality matters and quality standards, enforcement of laws and the role of NGOs in protecting consumers’ rights. 

Special Assistant to the CM Dr Sikandar Ali Shoro distributed mementos among guests, speakers and participants in the concluding session, while Consumers Eye Pakistan chairman presented memento to the chief guest.  

The conference was attended by large number of businessmen, representatives of corporate sector, government officials, social workers and media persons.