Advisor to Sindh CM, Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Friday said that development projects were underway in the city and the authorities concerned were working on the master plan while policy of the Karachi will be prepared by the next elected mayor and council.
The administrator expressed these views while inaugurating the three-day Marigold Festival at Karachi Zoo here. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Taimur Mir, Aftab Jakhrani, Moazzam Qureshi, Director General Parks Junaidullah Khan, Senior Director Recreation Mansoor Qazi and other officials were also present on the occasion.
The administrator said that thousands of people were witnessing flower show at the historic Mughal Garden The doors of Mughal Garden of Karachi Zoo will remain open to the public till Sunday for Marigold Festival.
Murtaza Wahab said that they want to decorate the whole city with flowers. The purpose of this festival at Karachi Zoo is to hold flower display for nearby areas, he added.
Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that the process of construction and development in the city is in full swing. Murtaza Wahab said that various roads would be constructed in Central and West districts. Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that Iqbal Park Federal B Area is being built on the pattern of Jehangir Park Saddar.
“Road from Machli Chowk to Canopy is being constructed at a cost of Rs 800 million. Fish aquarium is also being rebuilt in Bagh Ibn Qasim, he added. The Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said the street lights of Mai Kulachi Road to Shawn Circle were being re-installed, adding that expansion joints of all bridges in Karachi were being replaced and repaired.
Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that reconstruction of Korangi 14000 road and other projects has been started. Advisor to Sindh CM Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said the drainage system of the roads constructed in the last five years had been re-installed.
Advisor to Sindh CM Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that various organizations and corporate companies should come and organize their programs in the historical Mughal Garden of Karachi Zoo so that they can benefit from the facility of the historical Garden, adding that it will also increase the revenue of the zoo.