Deputy Mayor Karachi Dr. Arshad Vohra has directed municipal officers to carry on current operation against all sorts of encroachment in storm water drains and speed up construction of service road alongside Gujjar N ala. He expressed these views on a visit of Gujjar Nala along with Municipal Commissioner Dr. Badar Jameel, Senior Director Municipal Services Masood Alam, Director Anti Encroachments Moeen Khan Ghouri and other officers. Deputy Mayor on this occasion said the width of Gujjar Nala has been planned to be made at least 60 feet with 15 feet wide service road on both side of the drain to ensure cleaning of drain on permanent basis. He said it had become essential to remove the encroachments which had been made inside the Gujjar Nala and to start channelization of this very important storm water drain. He said so far 19km area on both side of this drain has been cleared of encroachments and work on remaining portion of this drain going on speedily. Deputy Mayor said work on removal of encroachments from Manzoor Colony and Akhtar Colony Drain was also underway and will be completed soon.
Source: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation