SC orders KDA to restore all parks, playgrounds

Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday directed the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) to restore all parks and playgrounds in Karachi and take action against buildings constructed at Korangi nullah limits.

The Supreme Court Karachi Registry heard the case related to the restoration of KDA parks and playgrounds. The top court gave its ruling regarding the buildings constructed alongside Korangi’s Jam Sadiq bridge.

The apex court directed the concerned authorities to take action against the buildings constructed at Korangi nullah. Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has been directed to restore all parks and playgrounds across the metropolis. The court also directed to immediately end the occupation of the public parks by the KDA.

The authority has been ordered to fully restore the New Karachi playground within three months. During the hearing, the KDA director-general (DG) told the top court that children had expressed happiness over the restoration of the New Karachi public park.

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