Karachi, May 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): A meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi decided that the patch work of the roads creating problems to the traffic will be carried out. The meeting was attended among others by the Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro, Director Planning and Development at Commissioner Karachi Office Syed Shakib Ahmed.
Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro told the meeting that Sindh government has released Rs.300 million (30crore) against the patch work to be carried out for the improvement of road condition in all 28 roads come under the jurisdiction of KMC Commissioner asked the DG Technical Services to improve the condition of the roads creating problems to the traffic.
It was also decided in the meeting that the street lights on all major roads being looked after by the KMC would also be installed. Meanwhile a meeting was held under the chairmanship of commissioner Karachi decided to make the Mehran Highway Corridor beautify with the work of removal of encroachment and tree plantation work there. THE meeting decided that tree plantation would be undertaken by the KMC along the both sides of the eight kilometre portion of the Highway.
World Wide Fund for Nature offered to conduct campaign of awareness of cleanliness and to make the area beautiful among the citizens with the support of all three associations of Trade and Industry. It was decided in the meeting the KMC would carry out the Plantation at the Mehran Highway.
The meeting was attended among others by Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro Director Panning and Development at Commissioner Karachi Office Syed Shakib Ahmed, representatives of World Wide Fund LATI (Landhi Association of Trade and Industry) BQATI (Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry) and Export Processing Zone.
Commissioner Karachi said that Tree Plantation campaign is being implemented with the support of government department non government and private organisations. He said other organisations should also come onward and play their role to make the city clean and green. Forest Department is providing plants free o charges as part of campaign, he added.
For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
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