CM Sindh orders removal of encroachments along Karachi roads, footpaths
KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday ordered Commissioner Karachi and DIG Traffic to remove cars parked on Karachi’s footpaths and roads within two weeks.
“This is a clear order and I would not tolerate if any showroom or other person park his car on the road or foot path. I need proper traffic management and implementation of law,” he said during a meeting to review Karachi Development Package at the CM House.
About the development package, the CM said that the pace of development works of Rs10 billion package needed speedy work because in the next financial year he is going to give another Rs10 billion development package to the city.
The meeting was informed that the survey of widening of Shahrah-e-Faisal from Metropole to Star gate of Rs933.381 million, survey of construction of storm water drain from Jinnah Terminal to Chakora Nala to Natha Khan Bridge of Rs149.988 million and survey of U-turn at Natha Khan Bridge for Rsa94.76 million, survey for construction of road from Khairpur Town to Link Road national Highway, including the portion connecting to Super Highway were in progress. This is a Rs33.975 million scheme.
The reconstruction of Mosmyat Road of Rs109.331 million has four percent progress. Remodelling of Baloch Colony Flyover and Construction of Road launched for Rs63.935 million has 20 percent progress.
The PD said that construction of Pipri Filter Plant/Pumping Station Stage-I of Rs666.99 million is in progress.
The schemes for which the bids have been opened include Reconstruction of Drigh Road Flyover, construction of Drigh Road Underpass along Shahrah-e-Faisal, including reconstruction of existing right turn bridge of Rs662.599 million. Construction of Manzil Pump Flyover at N-5 Karachi for Rs662.599 million, construction of underpass at Submarine
Drigh Road Underpass along Shahrah-e-Faisal, including reconstruction of existing right turn bridge of Rs662.599 million. Construction of Manzil Pump Flyover at N-5 Karachi for Rs662.599 million, construction of underpass at Submarine Chowarngi towards Sunset Boulevard and rehabilitation of Karachi Zoo. The works would be awarded to well-reputed firms.
The chief minister was also informed that construction of Pipri filter Plant/pumping station launched for Rs 666.99 million was in progress.
The meeting was attended by Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Additional Chief Secretary M. Waseem, Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi, Secretary Local Government Ramzan Awan, Commissioner Karachi Aijaz Khan, PD Karachi Package Niaz Soomro and other concerned officers.