Several projects in pipeline to develop Karachi: Murtaza Wahab


By Senior Reporter

KARACHI: Administrator  Murtaza Wahab said that several projects are under construction under Karachi Neighbourhood Improvement Project to develop Karachi.

Expressing these views at groundbreaking ceremony for construction of road from UMDC to Chowk 16000 Road and other projects in Korangi he said that a 2.1 kilometer two-lane road is being constructed from Fishermen Chowrangi to UMDC. Two-lane road from intersection 9000 Rroad to hilly ground Korangi will also be constructed. Family Park and cricket ground will be constructed in Pahari Ground, along with construction of roads, sidewalks, street lights, tree planting and dust bins will also be installed. Al these works would be completed by November 2022,” he said.

He said that besides these projects, work has also started on Mehran Highway which will cost Rs 1.

25 billion. He said in area Sindh Solid Waste Management board is working to solve garbage issue.

He said that Fishermen Chowrangi was built by Pakistan Peoples’ Party and government is working hard for development of neglected areas.

He said that 49 buses have reached Karachi for Orange Line bus service while tendering has also been held for construction work of Red Line.

He said that 280 new ambulance vehicles for Ambulance Service 1122 would also start functioning in next few weeks with which fire brigade would also be attached so that in case of any accident immediate action would be possible.

He said that several projects are under construction in Korangi. He said that parking space is also being provided in construction of roads.

He said that parks are being constructed under modern design in which all  needs are being taken care of. He said that Sindh government was providing recreational facilities to citizens as exemplified by construction of Peoples’ Square and Manora Beach where thousands of people visit daily for recreation. PD KNIP Nazir Memon and PPP President Korangi Javed Sheikh also addressed.