Shifting of Zulfikarabad oil tankers parking terminal


Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar said that district administration implement the orders of the court regarding shifting of oil tankers to Zulfiqarabad Parking Terminal as provided all facilities for parking of oil tankers at the terminal and now district administration is responsible for shifting of tankers to the terminal.
He said this while addressing a meeting regarding the Zulfiqarabad Parking Terminal at his office on Monday, said a statement.
Financial Advisor Dr. Asghar Abbas Shaikh, Director Technical S.M Shakaib, director Terminals Raza Abbas Rizvi and other officers were also present on the occasion.
The Mayor Karachi said that an arrangement at this parking terminal was completed but still required results were not achieved regarding parking of oil tankers due to the reason that other organizations did not follow the directives of the court.
He said under section 144 oil tankers parked outside this terminal should be banned and action should be taken against persons doing so.
He said that this oil tanker parking terminal has the capacity of parking 3200 oil tankers and with all required facilities including mosque, rest area, canteen, bathrooms and service and maintenance shops of tankers.
This terminal will have 140 toilets and a police picket and 36 feet wide road has been constructed along with oil tanker parking terminal.
The facilities for the drivers have been provided. Six time zones have been fixed for tankers oil filling tankers.
The Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said that shifting of tankers to Zulfiqarabad Oil Tankers Parking Terminal would decrease traffic problems in Karachi.No charges will be received for a month from tankers so that this terminal could be made fully operational.—APP

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