KMC to Build Kidney Hill Park in Scheme 32


KMC to Build Kidney Hill Park in Scheme 32

By Chronicler


Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to develop the 62 acres Kidney Hill (Ahmed Ali Park) in KDA Scheme No 32 under the directive of the Supreme Court, stated a press release issued by Media Department of KMC on Monday.

The foundation lying of park will be carried out after removal of encroachments from the land of park and preparation of PC-I of the project after Eid ul Fitr, further stated the press release.

According to it this was decided in a meeting chaired by the Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar and attended by the Deputy Mayor Syed Arshad Hasan and Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman with the senior director anti encroachments Bashir Siddiqui, director coordination Masood Alam, director land Shaikh Kamal, director Estate, legal advisor Azra Muqeem and other officers.

It was also decided in this meeting which was held to review the anti-encroachments action in the city under the directive of the Supreme Court to initiate a major action in the city against encroachments to remove all commercial and welfare activities from city foot paths and edges of main roads.

It was informed in the meeting that five illegal bungalows were constructed in the kidney Hill Park besides other encroachments for which notices will be issued after marking the space and they will be directed to vacate the extended portion of their houses or these will be demolished by the anti-encroachments staff.

Mayor Karachi said that the kidney hill park will be made the best park of the city.

He said that anti encroachments action was continuing in Gulshan Iqbal, Hasan Square, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Nazimabad and other places in the city where all restaurant owners were warned to remove all their stuff from the pavements and roads or these will be seized by the anti encroachment department.

According to the press release the Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman said in the meeting that welfare organizations had removed their stuff and sheds from foot paths after they received the notices, however still at some places their stuff and sheds existed and the anti-encroachments department has been directed to take action against it and restore the foot paths for pedestrians.


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