Journey of development will continue in every district of Karachi, says Wahab
KARACHI – Karachi Administrator, Sindh legal advisor and Sindh government spokesman Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Thursday said that a 5.5 kilometre long road connecting Shahrah-e-Humayun with Shah Waliullah Road in Federal B Area Block 4 is under construction.
“Residents will have significant convenience in transportation. The journey of development will continue in every district of Karachi. The PPP government has fulfilled another promise made to the people of Karachi. We will continue to serve the people of Karachi, the Administrator said this while inspecting the road under construction in Federal B Area Block 4 in Central District here.
Karachi Metropolitan Commissioner Syed Afzal Zaidi, Director General Technical Services Shabih-ul-Hasnain Zaidi and other concerned officers were also present on the occasion.
The Administrator said that in the past this road was very dilapidated due to which passersby were facing difficulties. This road connects Shahrah e Highway with Shah Waliullah Road and there is a lot of traffic congestion so it was necessary to build it as soon as possible.
He said that service to the people was our mission and under this development works were being carried out in all parts of the city and they were being completed expeditiously. “Every possible step will be taken to improve the infrastructure in different areas,” he added.
Karachi zoo sections to be renovated
Karachi Administrator, Sindh government’s Spokesman and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Thursday said that the historic fountain, snake house, fish house, lake and animal cages of Karachi zoo would be renovated and the citizens visiting the zoo be provided with better food items.
He made the remarks while visiting the zoo. He was accompanied by Metropolitan Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, Senior Director Recreation Mansoor Qazi and other officials. The Administrator said that the elephant in the zoo will celebrate its birthday today (December 31). He said that the zoo had earned Rs6 million this month which would be spent on the improvement of the zoo while Rs2.3 million had been collected from the Safari Park. This amount will be spent on renovation and provision of facilities in the Safari Park.
Barrister Murtaza Wahab inspected the various parts of the zoo and the cages of the animals and directed to make them better and more modern. He also reviewed the facilities available at the zoo for citizens, especially women and children. He said that Karachi Zoo had historical significance and it was not only a zoo but also a vast garden where extensive information related to botany and zoology was available. “Arrangements are being made to preserve all the old trees in the zoo so that this heritage, which is more than two hundred years old, can be preserved and the citizens can get information about all these rare trees,” he added.
The Administrator said that new animals would be brought into enhance the colors of the zoo. “Zoological gardens and safari parks around the world provide an opportunity for citizens to learn more about wildlife and see them up close, so arrangements are made to keep these places as close to the natural environment as possible,” said the Administrator.
He said that according to the principles and international standards, Karachi Zoo is being built on modern lines. The best results will come in the future. On this occasion, the citizens present at the zoo met Administrator Murtaza Wahab and appreciated his efforts for the construction and development of Karachi.