Lahore: Provincial Minister for Housing, Communication & Works and Public Health Engineering, Malik Tanveer Aslam has said that strict action would be taken against those manufacturers and contractors using substandard pipes in government schemes. He said that no compromise would be made over quality of the material used in public sector schemes.
He expressed these views during meeting with a delegation of office-bearers of All Pakistan PVC Pipe Manufactures Association at his office at Civil Secretariat, her today.
The Minister said that the companies and contractors using poor quality material in government schemes would be blacklisted. He said that government is committed to provide completer protection to the businessmen as well as their business. He said that companies manufacturing good quality material will be encouraged and provided all kinds of incentives. Members of the delegation apprised the Minister of their problems. On a demand of the delegation, the Minister agreed to the proposal of increasing the registration period from one year to two years. The delegation included Chairman All Pakistan Pipe Association Humayon Sharif, former chairman Faisal Sattar Mughal, Laeeq Ahmed, Ch. Muhammad Akram, Member Executive Tanveer Butt and General Secretary Muhammad Aslam Kamiana. Additional Secretary Housing Shahid Latif and other officers were also present on the occasion.