KARACHI: The Sindh Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, has given approval to the draft bill for establishing the Karachi Water & Sewerage Corporation.
The meeting was attended by various government officials including advisers, special assistants, and provincial ministers.
The purpose of this draft bill is to create a corporation responsible for managing and executing the production, supply, and distribution of potable water in Karachi.
The corporation will be governed by a board, with the mayor of the city serving as its chairperson.
In the event that there is no elected mayor, the administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) will be appointed as the chairperson.
The board will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans for water delivery, as well as for creating the budget for the city’s water utility.
The draft bill for the Karachi Water and Sewerage Corporation is now set to be presented before the provincial legislature for further consideration and approval.