Karachi, December 24, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed has directed Parks and Horticulture Department to complete the restoration of city’s old recreation point Hill Park as soon as possible. On a visit to Hill Park along with the Director General Parks Niaz Soomro and other officers he said rehabilitation and restoration works of this historical park of Karachi presently underway with a cost of Rs120million and this will be completed till February next year. Administrator Karachi said this park had lost its attraction due to insufficient recreation facility and damage to its basic infrastructure.
The people of Karachi demanded its early restoration therefore it was decided to restore this huge and beautiful park of the city under a thoroughly made plan. New saplings were added in the park with the greenery and plantation work being done. The old Bano Garden and fountains were also being restored to their original shape. A part of this park would be used for mini golf area. Administrator Karachi said the encroachments around the park will also be removed and a hiking track will be constructed alongside boundary wall.
The water supply and sewerage system of this park was in devastated condition and it needed full restoration. Under ground and overhead tanks were being constructed in the park to ensure better greenery and plantation.
The electric supply system had also been repaired and overhauled with the installation of new electric poles and LED lights. On the visit of central view point, Administrator Karachi said this view point was also being reconstructed as this platform was used to see the city from the top of the hill. He also issued various directives on this visit and said that this park would soon be restored to its original condition after which it would serve as one of the best recreation place in the city.
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