September 11 declared ‘Sindh Occupational Safety and Health Day’

Karachi, September 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): On the occasion of the 6th anniversary of Baldia Fire Incident and to show solidarity with the victims, the Government of Sindh Labour and Human Resources Department has declared Sindh Occupational Safety and Health day on 11th of September of every year. This year to commemorate the martyrs of the said incident, the Department has brought a rally from the Head Office of the Directorate of Labour Sindh Karachi, which passes from the front of the gate of Sindh Assembly building and terminates at Karachi Press Club.

Besides large number of people from all walks of life, the occasion was the graced by the presence of Mr. Abid Hussain Zawawi Secretary Labour and HR. Department, Government of Sindh, Mr. Khadim Hussain Bhutto, Director Labour Sindh, Prominent Labour Leaders and Senior Representatives of Employers also attended the rally. At the end of the rally, the Secretary Labour highlighted the steps taken by the Government to improve the Health and Safety conditions at all workplace and expressed solidarity with the victims. The representatives of Employers and Workers also talked about the incident.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401
Email: pressinformationzubair@gmail.com
Website: http://sindhinformation.gos.pk