KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shallwani on Tuesday directed that repair of sewerage lines, footpaths and lifting of garbage from Jahangir Road, peoples Chowrangi, Liaquatabad and adjacent areas should be completed by October 5. Heaps of garbage outside Liaquatabad Super Market should be lifted and trees be planted there. Footpaths near mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah should also be repaired, the Administrator passed these directives while visiting different areas of the city.
Director General Works Iqtidar Ahmed, Senior Director Coordination Masood Alam, Chief Engineer East Shabeeh ul Hassan Zaidi, concerned XENs and other officials were also present on the occasion. The Administrator visited Jahangir Road, Peoples Chowrangi, Liaquatabad, Teen Hatti and other adjacent areas. During the visits, Shallwani reviewed works being carried out in different localities to restore infrastructure and passed directives to concerned officials.
He said that the people were facing hardships due to collapsed sewerage system at Jahangir Road. The work should be completed at the earliest keeping in view miseries being faced by the people. Besides, he directed that footpaths which are in dilapidated condition should be repaired.
The Administrator said that it was important to make arteries of Karachi motorable besides fixing of sewerage issues so that newly constructed roads could last for long. Taking notice of garbage outisde Liaquatabad Super Market, he directed that the waste should be lifted forthwith and trees be planted to provide healthy environment to buyers who come to market in large numbers.
During his visit to peoples Chowrangi near mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam, he said this is a main artery of the city that's why all civic facilities should be provided there. He directed that beatification works should be done around the mausoleum and footpaths be repaired to facilitate the pedestrians. Shallwani said that all works initiated for uplifting infrastructure of Karachi should be completed at the earliest.
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