Karachi, November 16, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed has said that such pedestrian bridges should be built for providing facilities to citizens which would provide citizens feeling of safety and increase beautification of the city.
He expressed these views while chairing a meeting of Transport and Communication Department held on pedestrian bridge. On this occasion Sr. Director Transport and Communication Muhammad Ather and other officers were present.
Administrator Karachi gave approval of pedestrian bridge near Khantoon-e-Pakistan College and said that the roof of this pedestrian bridge should be built with fibre glass which would protect citizens passing through this pedestrian bridge from sunshine and rain whereas the arrangements of lights from Solar Energy would be made to save the energy.
On this occasion Sr. Director Transport and Communication Muhammad Ather informed Administrator Karachi that the projects of pedestrian bridges for providing facilities to pedestrians on 11 locations in the city had been finalized and new pedestrian bridges would be built near Lal Flats Rashid Minhas Road, Darul Sehat Hospital Gulistan-e-Johar, Café Today’s 5000 road, Masjid-e-Umar Farooq North Karachi, Korangi road, two locations on Shaheed-e- Millat Expressway, PAF Chapter and Iqra University for which all necessary proceedings along with tendering had been completed whereas KMC was also arranging a competition of making designs to get the best design for citizens in which desired architects, planners, engineers and architect students were invited and the winners would be awarded with certificates and cash prizes.
Administrator Karachi directed Senior Director that along with building pedestrian bridge according to the best selected design also inform people through an awareness campaign that the use of pedestrian bridge was in their favor.
For more information, contact:
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406