Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed Wednesday said that parking fee at Zulfiqarabad Oil Tankers Terminal has been reduced to Rs400 and additional parking charges for oil tankers have been postponed for the next six months after 24 hours.
“The amount generated from the project will be used to improve its infrastructure. Construction of the terminal will begin in July
The construction of link road and other works including construction of 1500 shops will be completed on priority basis, the administrator said while meeting a delegation of officials from All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association, Peoples Lines Welfare Association and other organizations here.
Senior Director Coordination Khalid Khan, Senior Director Estate ImtiazAbro, Director Terminal Imran Siddiqui, Chairman All Pakistan Tankers Association Mir Shams Shahwani, Vice President Rafiq Ahmed Kakar, Senior Vice Chairman Gulfraz Khan, Chairman All Pakistan Oil Tankers Association Khanzada were present on the occasion.
The administrator said that in the budget for the next financial year, several schemes have been set up for this terminal.
Among other facilities, fire brigade and civil engineers will also be deployed here.
He requested the officials of the oil tanker owners representative organizations to contribute in the completion of this most important project so that the objectives of its establishment can be achieved.
Ahmed said that before the introduction of entry fee, about 700 tankers were being parked daily in the Oil Tankers Terminal but now they have started parking tankers illegally at other places including Shereen Jinnah Colony contrary to orders of the Supreme Court.