Leaves of KMC officers, staff cancelled

June 7, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Saqib Ahmed Soomro on Monday cancelled leaves of all the officers and other staff of essential services department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation after declaring state of emergency ahead of the forecast of expected cyclone and rains in the city.

Speaking in a meeting held at Civic Centre, he directed all the staff of the departments to remain on their duty till further orders.

Administrator Karachi said KMC had completed all preparations in this connection and in case of any emergency situation all the staff of KMC including administrator would be on roads to save the citizens from any difficulty.

He said a little bit problems do exist everywhere in rains; however, KMC was fully equipped and ready to deal with any emergency situation. Emergency was declared in the municipal services, health & medical services, engineering, parks and recreation and other essential services departments of KMC with the directive that staff would remain on duty in three shifts which mean round the clock working.

He also instructed that all required machinery, equipments and vehicles must be ready so that these could be dispatched anywhere in the city. The doctors and paramedics must be on their duty with all required medicines and equipments to provide instant medical help to the citizens.