Karachi Water Sewerage Board issues notice to Public Works Deptt to clear outstanding dues

Karachi, January 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has issued a final notice of 72 hours to PWD to clear the outstanding water supply and sewerage disposal dues rounding up in hundreds of millions. PWD has failed to pay the outstanding dues after assuring to pay the dues several times.

It is vital that all the Federal and Provincial Departments pay their outstanding dues in order to enable KW and SB to serve the citizens of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board. Therefore, KW and SB has decided that water connections to all the PWD offices and Residential Colonies would be disconnected.

Managing Director KW and SB Misbahuddin Farid stated that Revenue Department has sent several notifications to PWD but authorities of PWD are not really interested in clearing the outstanding dues. He said that a notification has been issued to Executive Engineer of Federal Capital Area.

He said that we have given a final deadline of 72 hours through this notification, water supply connections to all PWD offices and residential colonies would be disconnected after the deadline. We are working with the cooperation of elected representatives and this is a vital step.

For more information contact:
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board
Mr. Zahid Mehmood
P.S. Chairman Office
Tel: 99240819
Fax-99245136

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