After an agreement with a Chinese company, an agreement shall be reached to remove industrial waste from the city, especially from Korangi industrial area, and to clean roads and highways. These views were expressed by Managing Director Sindh Solid Waste Management Board Zubair Ahmed Channa on the occasion of his visit to Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI). KATI President Salman Aslam, KITE CEO Zubair Chhaya, Senior Vice President Maheen Salman, Vice President Farrukh Qandhari, Former Presidents Saleem-uz-Zaman, Danish Khan, Gulzar Feroze, Chinese company representative Li Tau, Board Secretary Shahbaz Tahir, Executive Director Tariq Nizamani, Director Korangi Farid Magsi, Deputy Director Korangi Rehmatullah Lashari and Deputy Director Media Almas were also present on the ocassion.
MD Sold Waste Management said that negotiations are also underway with the SITE Industrial Area and the SITE Association, however, KATI is the largest industrial area in the city with which it is committed to enter into agreements. He said that 450 personnel and 200 vehicles have been allocated for cleaning Korangi zone. A total of 1600 sweepers will work in Korangi only. Earlier, KATI President Salman Aslam welcomed the arrival of MD SSWMB Zubair Channa at KATI and thanked Sindh Solid Waste Management Board for the impending agreement on cleaning the industrial area. He said that all possible steps must be taken for disposal of garbage and disposal of industrial waste in Korangi Industrial Area. Installation of GPS system in vehicles transporting garbage to dumping site.
KITE CEO and Zubair Chhaya said that they will cooperate with Solid Waste Management Board for the beautification and cleanliness of the industrial area. A separate committee has been set up in KATI which will soon work on the terms and clauses of the agreement in consultation with the members and the SSWMB.
It was decided at the meeting that a formal MoU would be signed between KATI and Sindh Solid Waste Management Board after further details were worked out.
Photo Caption: KATI President Salman Aslam presenting shield to Zubair Ahmed Channa, Managing Director, Sindh Solid Waste Management Board. Zubair Chhaya, Maheen Salman, Syed Farrukh Qandhari, Saleem-uz-Zaman and Gulzar Firoz are also present.