Karachiites enjoy pleasant weather

With extremely pleasant weather conditions in Karachi for past three consecutive days and forecast for possible light to moderate showers the citizens can be witnessed moving in hordes towards sea side.
City administration, however, has imposed section 144, so as to ensure that people or picnickers may not land into trouble due to their whim to make most of the season.
Trend to move deep into the water and brave strong currents peculiar to monsoons have frequently landed people into irreparable tragedies almost every year.
“The tendency among people in general and youth in particular had resulted in heavy loss of precious lives during previous occasions and can not be simple be allowed,” said a senior official associated with the office of Karachi Commissioner.
Talking to APP here on Sunday, he said given the fact that people are rightly keen to enjoy the holiday with their families, particularly when there is all intermittent drizzle with all chances of rain we can not stop them to have their day.
“We, however, have to be extremely cautious ensuring proper vigilance at sea side mostly frequented by the merry makers,” he said reminding that Karachi Port Trust administration has only recently prohibited public access to its property commonly known as China Port.
Pakistanis in general and Karachiites in particular are registered to be extremely adventurous and fond of tracing spots that may not have been explored by many and the tendency often expose them to un expected situations.
Mayor of Karachi, Syed Wasim Akhter fully conscious of the daring nature of the youth has appealed to them to be mindful of their limits and not to take extra toll on their parents.
As the mayor of the metropolis, he said number of life guards deputed at the beaches has been increased with equal attention that they are well equipped and are also necessarily available at the sites of the deployment.
“I wish Karachiites merry monsoon and do hope that they will also join our effort to plant 71000 trees across Karachi as a gesture to celebrate 71st independence anniversary,” said the Mayor Wasim Akhter.—APP

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