Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that implementation of Islamabad Fire Prevention and Life Safety Regulation-2010 would be ensured. He said that consolidated steps are being taken to upgrade and strengthen Emergency and Disaster Management Directorate of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad.
The Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA expressed these views while chairing a meeting held at CDA Headquarters. The meeting was attended by the senior officers of MCI and CDA. The meeting reviewed performance of E & DM Directorate.
On this occasion, Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA Sheikh Anser Aziz was apprised that during the June, 50 Occupancies were inspected to check safety measures under the Islamabad Fire Prevention and Life Safety Regulation-2010. In this connection, 39 Advisory Reports and Notices, 07 Checklists, three (03) show cause / final warning notices were also issued in addition to the issuance of one (01) NOC / Plan Approval and 05 workshops / trainings were also arranged. The meeting was also apprised that occupancies which categories were visited during the month of June include twenty (20) residential, four (04) educational, one (01) institute, one (01) assembly, ten (10) business, ten (10) Mercantile, four (04) Industries and one (01) Storage & others. It was also informed that 06 high rise buildings (15 M above), 44 Below 15 M, 05 Government and 45 were private occupancies inspected during the above said period.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA,Sheikh Anser Aziz directed the concerned officers to ensure latest training of officers and technical staff of E&DM at local and international levels so that they could be equipped with modern technical knowledge of how to control the situation in any emergency. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz further directed to take necessary steps for creating awareness among the general public about the precautionary and safety measures against the fire incidents for minimum losses.