Syed Ali Zaidi apprised the meeting that some investors had expressed interest to invest in the Special Economic Zone planned to be established by the KPT
. The minister also briefed the Standing Committee on making Karachi clean under the programme 'Let us Clean Karachi' and in this regard heaps of garbage had been cleaned and drainages all over the city had been opened with the help of the KPT
Addressing the 6th meeting of National Assembly Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs chaired by its Chairman MNA Mir Amer Ali Khan Magsi, the minister said that illegal truck stands established at some of the KPT
lands would also be moved in collaboration with the Government of Sindh.
The members of the committee asked KPT
to ensure verification of domiciles during the process of recruitments in the KPT
besides strictly observing the quota.
Syed Ali Haider Zaidi Minister for Maritime Affairs told the Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs on making Karachi clean under the programme " Let us Clean Karachi" and in this regard heaps of garbage has been cleaned and drainages all over Karachi has been opened with the help of KPT
. The committee recommended that the dollar facility account should be given to KPT
for buying shipping vessels.
According to the NAB, 16 plots were illegally allotted on low rates in KPT
A two-member bench of SHC heard the bail plea of former secretary of KPT
and announced its decision by rejecting the interim bail.
In early 2000s, KPT
initiated Harbour Crossing Bridge project to directly link to the Pakistan Deep Water Container Terminal (now named South Wharf) but was never completed.
Babar Ghauri and others facing charges of massive corruption of around Rs 2.8 billion in Karachi Port Trust (KPT
), when he was federal minister for Ports and Shipping between 2008 and 2013.
Officials documents further disclosed that during Nawaz government, 1450 political workers were given different jobs in KPT
This was announced at a press conference on Monday by KPT
Chairperson Jamil Akhtar, IPAF Chairperson Jameel Yusuf, I Am Karachi President Amin Hashwani, I Am Karachi Executive Director Ambareen Thompson and renowned artist Amin Gulgee.
Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar, Railways and KPT
The Executive engineer KPT
and deputy harbor master gave answers to these questions that the Marine pollution department working o it and regularly clean the city shores however dumping of garbage and waste on regular basis by residents of coastal area affecting the situation.