Karachi Water Sewerage Board, N.E.D University sign deal to bring Karachi Water and Sewerage Board laboratories up to modern mark
Karachi, February 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): During the Memorandum of Agreement signing ceremony on Wednesday 27 February, Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW and SB) stated that KW and SB is dedicated to provide clean drinking water to the citizens of Karachi. We are improving performance of our Laboratories and Filter Plants to ensure that water supplied to citizens is up to the WHO standards and water samples are taken properly.
In this regard, Engineers of KW and SB and experts of N.E.D University have been working under Dr. Syed Imran Ahmed to formulate an executable strategy. On their advice, KW and SB and NED University signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to bring KW and SB laboratories up to the modern mark.
Managing Director KW and SB Misbahuddin Farid and Vice Chancellor N.E.D University Abul Kalam signed the MoA in a Signing Ceremony at N.E.D University today. N.E.D and KW and SB has vowed to provide the citizens of Karachi with clean drinking water as per WHO standards.
The agreement is regarding improvement of water quality from K-B Feeder to Kenjhar Lake and from there to KW and SB Water Reservoir. KW and SB would establish laboratories and a weather station. KW and SB and Experts of N.E.D would formulate strategies based on the data collected from the laboratory and the weather station. Causes of Contamination at Bulk Water Resources such as Kenjhar Lake and Hub Reservoir would also be identified and eliminated through this agreement.
On this occasion, M.D KW and SB Misbah Farid said that Vice Chancellor of NED University Abul Kalam has an exceptional personality. He said that Engineer Abul Kalam has worked all his life to promote Engineering as an educational module and work for the betterment of NED University. Praising AbulKalam’s cooperation with KW and SB he said that with signing of MoA KW and SB would improve the water quality bringing it up to the WHO standards.
DMD Planning Mashkoor ul Hasnain, DMD Technical Services Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, Project Director S-III Ayub Shaikh, Project Direct Dhabeji Hassan Aijaz Kazmi, Chief Engineer E and M Zaheer Abbass, Deputy Chief Engineer E and M M. Azam Khan, Project Manazer E and M Asif Ali Khan from KW and SB and Pro Vice Chancellor -I Professor Muzaffar Mehmood, Pro-Vice Chancellor-II Professor Dr. S.F.A Rafique, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Professor Dr. Sarosh H. Lodhi, Dean Faculty Electrical and Computers Engineering Professor Dr. Shoaib Zaidi, Chairman Civil Engineering Professor Dr. Asad-ur-Rehman Khan, Civil Engineering Department Professor, Dr. Syed Imran Ahmed, Registrar Engineer Jawaid Aziz and Director of Services Engineer Syed Waseem- uddin were also present on this occasion.
For more information contact:
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board
Mr. Zahid Mehmood
P.S. Chairman Office