Businessmen urged to participate in tree plantation drive
KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Saleh Ahmed Farooqui has emphasized the need that all stack holders should work together to overcome severe environmental challenges faced by the city. Addressing members of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) he urged the business community to participate in plantation drive.
Director of KITE, Masood Naqi gave a presentation to commissioner regarding development projects in Korangi Industrial Area. He said that 9 development projects have been completed in KIA; construction of roads. Masood Naqi said that including installation of street lights, sewerage and other projects are expected to be complete during this year. President KATI Tariq Malik said that KATI would participate in plantation campaign and will play its role to make this successful. Vice President of KATI Junaid Naqi told the gathering that Industrialists community of KIA and public sector institutions will jointly launch “green Karachi” campaign, a plantation drive on large scale, from 14th of August. On this occasion complains of encroachments and land grabbing were being put before the commissioner and he directed the concern AC to take action against the culprits and their patrons. Deputy Commissioner Korangi Quratul Ain Memon, Ehtisham Uddin, SM Yahya, Assistant Commissioner Korangi Abdul Hameed, Municipal Commissioner KMC Dr Saif, Senior Director Municipal Services Masood Alam and others were also expressed their views.