Karachi, August 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Saqib Soomro has said that all resources should be utilized to build Safari Park on modern lines and commence development works immediately so that citizens could be provided with Safari of international level.
He said this during a detailed visit to Safari Park where he was accompanied by Director General Technical Services Niaz Soomro, Sr. Director Culture Sports and Recreation Shoaib Waqar, Director Safari Tariq Naseer, Director Coordination Afaq Mirza and other officers.
He said that measures should be taken in Safari Park including induction of new animals and birds, security, cleanliness, greenery and providing animals and birds with proper care and feed. On this occasion Sr. Director CSR Shoaib Waqar in a briefing informed Administrator Karachi that development works of Safari Park were underway and peacock enclosure and bird aviary consisting of 35000 square feet would be constructed where new and rare birds would be kept.
He said that boating in Safari Park Lake would also start and water irrigation system for providing grass fields and plants with water has also started. Elephant house along pool and rest area for elephants has also been constructed on 65000 square feet whereas sheds were made on 2800 square feet whereas 2.5km long and 24 feet wide roads have been constructed inside Safari Park.
It was also informed in briefing that bus service was also working for citizens visiting Safari Park which provide citizens with opportunity to see animals closely in free environment. There were elephant, chimpanzee, deer, lama, camels, mountain goats, crocodiles and various types of colourful parrots, peacocks and gooses available in Safari Park. He said that full concentration would be given to picnic points located in Karachi as it was also responsibility of KMC to provide citizens with recreation facilities therefore renovation works were underway in Polo Ground, Zoo, Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim, Clifton Beach Park, Hill Park and other picnic points.
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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
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