KMC initiates development projects worth Rs1.1bn

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KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has initiated several development projects worth Rs1.1 billion.

Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab further briefed on the development projects, which include rehabilitation of street lights at a cost of Rs1.5 billion in the same financial year, and several plantations drive to improve the environment of Karachi.

The authority approved the construction of the road from Machli Chowk to Canopy at the cost of Rs800 million. The authorities have been directed to complete expansion joints of Karachi’s bridges.

The authorities have been working to open the historic Burns Garden to the public after renovations. In addition, Aziz Bhatti Park in East District and Sir Aga Khan Park will also be renovated. The street lights on Mai Kolachi Road will be installed for Rs200 million. Moreover, teams are working to repair the fish aquarium. 

While speaking on occasion, a project for the construction of roads and patchwork across the city was also announced. For this the city has been divided into three zones, as the plan is underway.

The Solid Waste Management Board has been tasked with the garbage collection and cleaning work in Korangi District this month and in Central District from next month. 

On occasion, Metropolitan Commissioner Syed Afzal Zaidi, Director General Parks Junaidullah Khan, and other officials were also present.

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