KARACHI:Sindh Minister for Local government Saeed Ghani has said that it was the responsibility of the government to provide drinking water to the citizens.
Minister said government was fully alive in this regard and alternate resources are being traced.
Sindh Minister issued instructions that all local government departments should implement directives of water commission and said if needed amendment would be made in the local government Act.
He said this while presiding a high level meeting at secretary local government office on Thursday to discuss the issues of Public health Engineering department .
He directed that a report should be submitted to him within a month of all the ongoing schemes under Public health Engineering department.
Minister said schemes be completed within the stipulated time period .
He was apprised that in 17 districts laboratories are being established to provide drinking water to the people .
He was informed that 1044 RO plants are operational in various districts and out of 1862 RO plants are in the process of completion.
He said it was the responsibility of the government to provide drinking water to the citizens and government was making all out efforts in this regard.
He said PPP government was making efforts to implement on the vision and manifesto of PPP Chairman Bilalwal Bhutto .
He said the Public heath Engineering department should give top priority to manifesto of Bilalwal Bhutto Zardari .