ISLAMABAD, Nov 15 (APP): A high-level committee constituted
by the Prime Minister to investigate the causes leading to fire
incident at Gaddani has submitted its report to the Prime Minister
Office, and recommended disciplinary action against those
found negligent.
The committee also recommended financial compensation for
victims and their families.
The committee noticed that safety measures for the labour
working at Gaddani were absolutely inadequate. The committee
suggested identification of responsibilities of government as well
as shippers for taking measures for safety and security of the
The committee, in its report in that regard emphasized for
taking practical steps.
The high-level committee has recommended to constitute Ship
Recycling Board Gaddani (SRBG) under the supervision of Chief
Secretary Balochistan.
The SRBG will be responsible to fully implement the
recommendation of the report to avoid such incidents. It will be
fully equipped to prevent such disasters in future.