City Government to pace up work on relocation of wholesale markets

Karachi: City District Government Karachi has decided to speed up planning and construction work for shifting of various wholesale markets, warehouses and truck stands to the 1490 acres land provided by Sindh Government near Northern Bypass.

The first phase would consist of relocation of truck stands, warehouses, cold storage houses and pipe factory to new place while in the second phase iron market, scrape market, timber market, wholesale market, paper market, cloth market, furniture market, car show rooms, asphalt plant would be shifted to land at Northern Bypass.

Decisions in this effect were taken during a meeting held at the Civic Centre under the chairmanship of District Coordination Officer Karachi Mohammad Hussain Syed while EDO Revenue Ganhor Leghari, EDO Master Plan Iftikhar Qaimkhani, D.O Management Works and Services Mohammad Shukaib, D.O T and C Mohammad Athar, DDOs Revenue and other officers attended the meeting.

DCO Karachi on this occasion directed officers to initiate work with regard to master planning, layout and construction of these projects.

He also directed that the representative of the concerned markets should be taken on board so that their requirements could be taken into consideration while undertaking the project.

DCO Mohammad Hussain said that the existence of various wholesale and other markets, warehouses and truck stands was creating problems for vehicular traffic and the citizens were also having problems due to this.

The government has therefore decided to relocate these businesses to a piece of land near Northern Bypass which would not only facilitate the people but also provide convenience to business community to enhance their business.

The meeting was informed that the Board of Revenue Government of Sindh has provided 1490 acres land for 17 mega projects at Northern Bypass.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
City District Government Karachi (CDGK)
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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