Syed Mustafa Kamal, formale Karachi Mayor and PSP’s Chairman, acknowledged the challenge of Wasim Ahktar as “Project Garbage Director” and helping to clean Karachi.
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader named Kamal as the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)’ Project Director Garbage’ in a notification published previously today from the mayor’s office, providing him to assist clean up the town in 90 days.
“In the light of the statement made and reported in electronic and Print Media that Syed Mustafa Kamal has Shown his willingness to Clean the City of Karachi within 90 days of time. I being Mayor of Karachi hereby designate Syed Mustafa Kamal as Project Director Garbage on Voluntary basis with immediate effect and until further order,” an mayor’s notification.
The MQM-P, PSP, and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)– the governing party in the province of Sindh– have waged a hot war of words and blamed the government’s overall inability to deal with the catastrophic consequences of the latest monsoon rains and the sad state of water, sewage and solid waste management in the town.
Kamal, who served as the city’s mayor when he was part of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), had earlier held Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar responsible for the city’s condition. He had claimed that he would show how to clean the city if given back the same powers for only 90 days.
Akhtar designated Kamal as ‘Project Director Garbage’ following the PSP chairperson’s claim.