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Route and Parking arrangements during International Defence Exhibition and Seminar–2012

Karachi, November 05, 2012 (PPI-OT): Mega event “IDEAS-2012” will be held at Expo Centre Karachi from 7th to 11th November 2012. A large number of Foreign Guests/delegates Diplomats and Business community will attend this Exhibition. On this occasion Karachi Traffic Police has arranged Route and Parking arrangements for the convenience of participants and for general public.

DIG Police Traffic Mr. Khurram Gulzar has announced that all heavy and Commercial vehicles coming from Karachi Airport and wants to proceed towards Stadium via Karsaz shall be diverted towards Baloch Colony bridge from where they can proceed after taking U turn from under the Tipu Sultan Bridge towards Shaheed-e-Millat Road to approach Jail Chowrangi, University Road and surrounding area.

He said all public and heavy vehicles coming from Gheribabad to proceed towards Karsaz shall be diverted before Hassan Square Flyover (left) towards University Road, (right) ‘U’ Turn, Jafferi Optics, KDA Society, National Stadium Backside, Dalmia, Stadium Road to Karsaz and onwards.

He informed all public and heavy vehicles coming from NIPA towards Hassan Square Civic Centre shall be diverted from Jafferi Optics (left) towards KDA Society (back side of National Stadium), Stadium Road via Steel Yard and Cut and right towards Aga Khan Hospital or H.I. Road onwards.

DIG Traffic said the drivers of public and heavy vehicles coming from Sohrab Goth towards City area are advised to use Shara-e-Pakistan and Sher Shah Soori Road Traffic coming from University Road towards City area may use NIPA Rashid Minhas from 7th to 11th November 2012.

No vehicle will be permitted to park along the route and at around Expo Centre i.e. Sir Shah Muhammad Suleman Road Stadium Crossing to Hassan Square and Hassan Squre to Bait-ul-Mukaram Mosque. The route will be kept clear from all parking and other obstructions, DIG Traffic said.

Stadium Road will remain open for vehicular Traffic during IDEAS-2012.

He said during Exhibition the road will temporarily be closed from Hassan Square upto Stadium Intersection during 7th to 11th November, 2012 from 08.00 a.m. upto 06.00 p.m.

DIG Traffic informed that only sticker bearing vehicles will be allowed to proceed from Stadium Bridge to Karachi Expo Center. However rest of the vehicular Traffic will be diverted towards Stadium Road under Stadium Bridge from where the drivers can turn towards KDA Society behind National Stadium and then turn left behind the National Stadium to proceed towards Jafri Optics and onwards towards University Road etc. The drivers wanting to go towards old Sabzi Mandi and Gharibabad can turn left and proceed to their destination via New Town Police Station.

On 8th November 2012 from 06.00 p.m. to 12.00 a.m. Aiwan-e-Saddar road will be closed for all kind of Traffic. No vehicle will be allowed to be parked on A.H. Road Club Chowk upto Musical Fountain. Drivers are requested to proceed via Club Road and Deen Muhammad Wafai Road (PIA Booking Office) Towards Shaheen Complex and onwards, DIG Traffic concluded.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9920 4423

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