Wapda vows to construct K-IV in shortest possible time

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) held a special meeting with the stakeholders to find out a way forward for completion of K-IV within the shortest possible time.
The meeting was attended by the National Assembly Member hailing from Karachi Muhammad Najeeb Haroon, Chairman Planning and Development Board Government of Sindh, Joint Secretary Ministry of Water Resources, Director General (Monitoring) Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, Project Director (K-IV) Sindh,Director (Plans) FWO,  Project Manager (K-
IV) OCLConsultants, Member (Finance) WAPDA, Member (Water) WAPDA and WAPDA’s General Managers concerned.
Speaking on the occasion, WAPDA Chairman thanked the Federal Government for reposing trust in WAPDA for construction of K-IV. Emphasizing upon the significance of K-IV, the Chairman vowed that WAPDA will make strenuous efforts to complete the Project within stipulated time so that the people of Karachi can accrue benefits from the Project as early as possible. WAPDA will chalk out well defined timelines for completion of K-IV, on time.
Later, Project Director (K-IV) Sindh, Director (Plans) FWO and Director OCL Consultants also briefed the participants about the Project.
Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme (K-IV) envisages to supply 260 million gallons per day of water to Karachi in Phase-I. The Project was earlier being undertaken by the Sindh Government, however, the Federal Government, under an arrangement with the Provincial Government has now taken up implementation of the Project as part of the Prime Minister’s
Package for Karachi and directed WAPDA to immediately take over the implementation responsibilities of the Project.