Rs38.4 million released for tannery zone water line in Korangi Industrial Area

Karachi, August 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): The leather industry and tanneries will get an exclusive water pipeline in Korangi Industrial area on the intervention of Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan, Governor of Sindh.

The Governor has released an amount of Rs38.4 million for laying of an exclusive water pipeline to the Tannery Zone of Korangi Industrial Area (KIA) in order to provide water to the export-oriented leather industries. PC-I of the project has already been prepared by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and the contract for the project has been awarded to a local firm following tendering process.

After the completion of project the Tannery Zone would be getting three million gallons water per day. Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan has taken this decision following a meeting of the delegation of Pakistan Tanners Association (SZ) led by its Chairman Khurshid Ahmed with the Governor, Managing Director KWSB Misbah Uddin Farid, Administrator KMC, Muhammad Husain Syed and Commissioner KMC Matanat Ali Khan at Governor House recently.

Commissioner Karachi Roshan Ali Shaikh was also present on the occasion. Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan discussed the matter at large with the stakeholders and government officials.

For more information, contact:
Sindh Governor House
Syed Wajahat Ali
Press Secretary to Governor
Tel: 99201217, 99201201-3

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