Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator directs to expedite construction work of Sports Complex

Karachi, July 24 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui directed to expedite construction works of KMC Sports Complex Kashmir Road which was being built with a cost of Rs.181,681,367.00 which include provision and improvement of various sports facilities and complete construction works of basketball court, pavilion and other relevant facilities as soon as possible so that players and youngsters associated with different sports could be provided with better sports and recreation facilities.

He said this while reviewing pace of under construction works in KMC Sports Complex. On this occasion Sr. Director Culture Sports and Recreation Shoaib Waqar and other concerned officers were present. He said a hockey stadium of international level was being built in KMC Sports Complex whereas facilities of various sports were also being provided which include athletic tracks, badminton, court, squash court, bowling alley, football ground, boundary wall, paver path area, gymnasium, cricket practice pitches, male and female toilets, underground and overhead water tanks, volleyball, basketball area, sewerage system, hockey ground, main gate and guard room, pump room and installation of water and sewerage system. He said KMC Sports Complex spreads over an area of 42 acres.

The Complex will provide recreation as well as sports activities to the visitors in general and members in particular. It will also improve the environment and provide relief and entertainment to the public as there is no other facility available near the area.

The Complex has one swimming pool, four tennis courts along with tennis area and jogging tracks with green areas. However, presently the facilities of this Sports Complex were very limited as approximately 25-30 lac youth and senior citizens were benefiting from these facilities yearly therefore there was huge public demand to upgrade and improve the facilities of KMC Sports Complex hence KMC was constructing hockey and football ground, gymnasium, pavilion, athletic tracks, basketball court, volleyball court, squash court, badminton court and other facilities. He said that it was very important to provide citizens with splendid facilities for promoting positive and healthy activities and for which KMC aims at carrying out projects for youths and senior citizens so that Sports and Recreation sectors could also be improved along with other sectors.

He directed Culture Sports and Recreation to specially concentrate quality standard in construction works of KMC Sports Complex Kashmir Road so that citizens could benefit from the facilities on long term basis. He expressed hope that youths participating in sports activities in KMC Sports Complex will be precious asset for country and also bright the name of their country in whole world.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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