Karachi: Administrator Karachi Murtaza Wahab on Thursday imposed an emergency in whole of Karachi over prediction of heavy rains.
In his tweet, Murtaza Wahab said that Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has given responsiblities to ministers district wise in wake of heavy downpours.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has assigned various districts of the city to his provincial ministers, tasking each to take responsibility for their area as cyclone Gulab threatens to trigger torrential rains in the city.
The chief minister’s spokesperson said Minister of Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla has been tasked to monitor the situation in Karachi’s District South while Minister of Labour, Information and Human Resources Saeed Ghani will do the same for Karachi’s District East.
Special Assistant to the CM on Inter-Provincial Coordination Taimur Talpur has been assigned to monitor the rain situation in Korangi, Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza will do the same for Karachi’s District Central while Minister for Zakat and Ushr Sajid Jokhio for District Malir.
Rain Emergency Meeting chaired by Administrator Karachi @murtazawahab1 ,— Abdul Wali Bughio (@AbdulWaliBughio) September 29, 2021
Special Assistant CM @SalmanAMurad1 and all Deputy Commissioners / District Local Body Administrators of Karachi, MD KW&SB, MD Sindh Solid WMB & concerned officers also attended the meeting. pic.twitter.com/tyQKTx1WeU
Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Political Affairs Waqar Mehdi and Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Katchi Abadi/Human Settlements Liaquat Askani has been assigned to monitor the rain situation in Karachi District West and Kaemari, respectively.