Karachi: According to news reports, Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab declared on Saturday (November 13) that the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has begun development work in Karachi’s East District at a cost of PKR 1.1 billion.
A tender has been published for the construction of a road from Machli Chowk to Canopy at a cost of PKR 800 million, according to the documents. Another tender for the accuracy of street lights on Mai Kolachi Road has been published, with a budget of PKR 200 million. Roads and street lighting will also be renovated in various regions of the city at a cost of PKR 1.5 billion, according to reports.
Between January 31 and February 7, 10 new buses for Larkana and 240 new buses for Karachi are slated to arrive in the city, according to Karachi Administrator Wahab. He also mentioned that Burns Garden is being refurbished following Frere Hall. Aziz Bhatti Park will also be refurbished. All of the important arteries will be beautified to improve the environment, according to the administrator.
Furthermore, the Solid Waste Management Board will collect waste and clean up the Korangi District this month, and the Central District next month. PKR 260 million has been set aside for the renovation of the Zulfiqarabad Oil Tankers Parking Terminal, according to the administration.
Sharing more details, Karachi Administrator Wahab mentioned that the project for the construction of roads and patchwork in the city has been prepared with the help of the Sindh government. For this project, the city has been divided into three zones.