CDGK undertook 26 mega projects in 2006
Chairing a meeting to discuss the ongoing development projects on Saturday, he said all development projects were initiated keeping in view the needs of citizens in the next 25 years.The nazim said experts from the private sector also examined these projects and expressed their satisfaction over the quality of work.
He said the city government had completed six mega projects on signal-free corridor. Besides, work was in full swing on different projects including Road 5000 in New Karachi, Pak Colony Road, Shahrah-i-Orangi, Road 12000 and Road 8000 in Korangi, Abul Hasan Ispahani Road, New M.A. Jinnah Road, Altaf Hussain Barelvi Road, Shahrah-i-Pakistan, Garden Road, Business Recorder Road, Sadiq Wahab Road in Lyari,
Shahrah-i-Qazafi, water and sewerage project for Jaffer-i-Tayyar Society, construction of roads and provision of drinking water in Gulistan-i-Jauhar, new pipeline to supply 6mgd water to Lyari, construction of five stadiums on international standard, Sohrab Goth bridge, Malir bridge, storm water drains in Clifton and in Bath Island, completion of Bagh Ibne Qasim, renovation of Abbasi Saheed Hospital, trauma centre, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases and Spencer’s Eye Hospital. He said work to install infrastructure in all four industrial zones of Karachi was also started during this period.
He said the city government wanted to ease the life of common man with provision of all basic civic facilities. The ongoing and completed projects would change the life style of citizens, he remarked.The meeting was attended among others by DCO Fazlur Rehman, EDO Revenue Saleh Farooqui and EDO Master Plan Iftikhar Qaimkhani.