Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to reconstruct Hill Park, Aziz Bhatti Park

Karachi, June 05, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said Hill Park and Aziz Bhatti Park will be reconstructed and all small and big parks and playgrounds in Karachi will be renovated.

He said this on a detailed visit of various parks including Moin Akhtar Park, Aunti Park, ST-14, ST-15, Gulshan-e-Jinnah, Frere Hall and the under construction Orangi Town Park. He was accompanied by Director General Parks and Horticulture Niaz Ahmed Soomro, concerned district chief engineers and project directors of parks.

Administrator Karachi said millions of new trees will also be planted alongside major city corridors and new parks will be developed in far flanged areas of the city with a view to provide better recreation facilities to citizens.

On the visit of Moin Akhtar Park, he directed D.G Parks to name an under construction park after the famous artist Umer Sharif and renowned surgeon Dr. Faiz Muhammad owing to their great services and contribution in the field of performing arts and plastic surgery.

He also instructed to pay special attention on the plantation of season flowers and nurturing of new and beautiful plants in city parks. He also directed to ensure cleaning of parks on a daily basis.

Administrator Karachi said parks were considered a cheap source for controlling air pollution and therefore it was necessary to have parks and greenery in each and every nook and corner of the city. He said an extensive tree plantation campaign was planned for city and it would begin soon.

On the visit of under construction Orangi Town Park, the Administrator Karachi was informed that the five acres park will be completed in next three months with a cost of Rs40million. This park will have four canopy, jogging track, boundary wall, green squares, play land and other facilities which would be availed by the residents of surrounding localities including Banaras Chowk, Aligarh Colony, Qasba Colony, Pahar Ganj and other nearby areas.

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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