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SC orders civic agencies to clean drains before rains

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday directed the civic administration of the metropolis to clean storm water drains before the start of rains.   A bench of the apex court at its Karachi registry gave this direction while hearing a case pertaining to non-provision of clean water and poor sanitation in the province. Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, a member of the bench, observed the city will suffer if storm water drains of the city are not cleaned before the onset of rainy season. A provincial law officer…

Murad Shah orders reconstruction of drains in Karachi’s slum areas

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro to construct drainage system and storm water drains in the Sindh capital's slum areas to improve the life of the people residing there. This he said while presiding over a meeting to review post-heavy rain situation in the megapolis. The meeting was attended by Jam Khan Shoro, Minister for Population & Provincial Disaster Management Authority Mumtaz Jakhrani, Minister for Information Syed Nasir Shah, Chief…