Karachi: District Coordination Officer Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed has said that work on Manghopir Interchange of Lyari Expressway will begin in a week. City Government will arrange bridge financing for this project and the affectees will get alternate plots of land under encroachment package.
He expressed these views while addressing a meeting in Civic Centre which was attended by Addl. EDO Revenue Matanat Ali Khan, EDO Transport and Communication Attique Baig, Salman Faridi and representative of National Highway Authority.
DCO Karachi on this occasion directed to complete the field work within a week and call the steering committee meeting in three days.
In a briefing to DCO on Lyari Expressway it was informed that the 33 km long project which stretched between Mauripur to Sohrab Goth was started in 2002 and 30 thousand affectees had so far been shifted to alternate locations.
The 17 km long South Bond has been completed and the 5 and half km of North Bond was still to be done.
Work on this project had been stopped owing to the unavailability of funds, however it is now being resumed. 40 houses would be affected in this phase of project and the families residing in these houses will get alternate plots of land in Taiser Town with Rs 50, 000 for construction of their houses on these plots.
For more information, contact:
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