Karachi administration to offer all support for IDEAS 2014

KARACHI: Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui on Monday assured of all needed administrative support and assistance to the organizers of IDEAS 2014, an international exhibition of defence gadgets and technology.

Talking to a delegation of the organizers, headed by Maj. General Agha Masood Akram, the Director General of DEPO, currently in the city to finalize arrangements for the event, Commissioner said IDEAS, for past many years has emerged to be a regular event held in Karachi.

“We are committed to promote advancements made by countrymen in the multidimensional field of technology and shall closely coordinate with the organizers and well as exhibitors,” said the Karachi commissioner.

The meeting was also attended by Director Coordination of DEPO, Brig. Mazhar Mumtaz Qureshi, Chief Operating Officer Badar Ahmad,Expo Solution’s Zaheer Naseer, Deputy Commissioner – Malir, Kazi Jan Mohammad, Assistant Commissioner – Karachi General, Shahzaib Shaikh and others.

Commissioner Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui said event like IDEAS are opportunities to present a positive picture of the city as well as the country before the world.

“We ought to adopt a single stance to achieve the target and the city administration will particularly ensure to provide fool proof security as well as traffic management facilities to the exhibitors,visitors as well as the organizers,” said the commissioner.

He also offered to coordinate with the organizers in the measures adopted to receive the foreign delegations participating in the event in varied capacities.

The commissioner said holding IDEAS 2014 is an honor for the country as well Karachi and special measures will be taken to realize the responsibility in the most befitting manner.