Funds approved for Korangi tanning zone water pipeline3 August 2012
The leather industry and tanneries will get an exclusive water pipeline in the Korangi Industrial area following the intervention of Dr Ishratul Ibad, Governor of Sindh.
The Governor has released an amount of Rs38.4 million (US$400,000) for laying of an exclusive water pipeline to the Tannery Zone of Korangi Industrial Area (KIA) in order to provide water to the export-oriented leather industries. The first part of the project has already been prepared by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and the contract for the project has been awarded to a local firm following tendering process.
After the completion of project the Tannery Zone would be getting three million gallons water per day. Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad khan has taken this decision following a meeting of the delegation of Pakistan Tanners Association (SZ) led by its Chairman Khurshid Ahmed with the Governor, Managing Director KWSB Misbah Uddin Farid, Administrator KMC, Muhammad Husain Syed and Commissioner KMC Matanat Ali Khan at Governor House recently.
Source: Pakistan Observer