C.S. constitutes 03 member committee for improvement of Karachi fish harbour

Karachi, August 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): The consensus and coordinated efforts must be undertaken by the all factors of services belonged to the nation building departments aimed at prosperity and development of the country, being a national task. Chief Secretary Sindh Major Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan expressed these views while presiding a high level meeting at the Karachi Fish Harbor, on Wednesday Add. Chief Secretary Environment Mukhtiar Muhhtar Hussain Soomro, Secretary Fisheries and Live Stock Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho, Secretary Cooperation Dr. Nasim-ul-Ghani Sehto, D.G. Fisheries Akbar Soomro, Chairman Fisherman Cooperative Society (FCS) Hafiz Abdul Bar, M.D. KFHA (Karachi Fish Harbor Authority) Dr. Waseem and other senior officers were also present, including M.D. Korangi Fish Harbor Hafeez Shaikh.

The Chief Secretary asked the authorities of Fisheries Department Sindh, KFHA and FCS to follow a balanced and mutually agreed policy to boost the role of Karachi Fish Harbor, so that its income be enhanced and in addition to the betterment of concerned stake holders the economy could also be improved.

He ordered for constitution a three member sub-committee, comprising the representatives of Fisheries Department KFHA and FCS, to settle all differences and report within three days, for further necessary action. Maj. Rtd. Suleman maintained that cleanliness and beauty of the Karachi Fish Harbor must be ensured and non-registered fishing boats/launches be prevented in accordance with the rules and regulations, thereof. He categorically noted that irregularities could not be tolerated any way. The strict disciplinary action should be taken against the defaulters positively, he added.

The Chief Secretary stressed the need to accord the coordinated efforts by the stake holders concerned, aimed at evaluating the institutional frame work in the larger national interest. He also advised the M.D. Korangi Fish Harbor to cope with the Karachi Fish Harbor.

The affairs of service delivery, capacity line of action, Auction System, Computerization of transaction and Auction proceeds and vigilance and monitoring were also discussed for improvement. He emphasized upon overcoming the revenue losses, expeditiously. Maj. Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan expressed hope that the rectification would take place, without further delay.

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