Administrator DMC East, Rehmatullah Sheikh, along with officials concerned reviewed the arrangements regarding civic facilities on the occasion of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A), during the visit to Nishter Park and it’s the surrounding areas.
On this occasion, the organizers briefed the Administrator about the provision of municipal services, said a spokesperson on Friday. On this occasion, Rahmatullah said that after the rains, special measures were taken for cleaning and dewatering on the routes of mourning processions and Majalis of Chehlum.In this regard, he said arrangements were made in the surroundings of Imambargahs and on the routes of processions including Nishtar Park. Regarding the sewage issues, he said, the officials of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board have been taken on board.
The arrangements regarding Chehlam Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) have been finalized while the concerned departments have been put of alert that they will be available to provide all possible facilities on the occasion of Chehlum. It is worth mentioned here that around 2,996 officers and personnel of the Karachi police would perform security duties for the procession of Chehlum of Imam Hussain.
(RA). Karachi Police spokesperson on Friday said that 76 senior officers of the Karachi police, 355 NGOs, 2,480 head constables/constables, 969 Special Security Unit officers, commandos and 375 officers of Rapid Response Force would be performing security duties in the central procession of the Chehlum of Imam Hussain (RA). Expert snipers of the Special Security Unit had been deployed in surroundings and routes of the main procession, the spokesperson said.
As many as 1000 traffic police officers and personnel would perform duties to maintain the flow of traffic on the routes and in the surroundings of the main procession, including the alternative traffic routes.