Karachi: The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani in connection with the main procession of Moharram ul Haram visited the whole route starting from Nishtar Park here today .
He was accompanied by Special Assistants to CM Waqar Mehdi,Rashid Rabbani, DCs East Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, South Syed Salahuddin DIG South Sharjeel Kharal, High official’s of Rangers, Police MD Water Board Asadullah Khan Chief Engineer Aftab Chandio, ED Solid Waste Nisar Soomro, KMC officials and Focal Persons of main Procession Shabar Raza, Sarwer Ali, Rashid Rizvi and Green Line Project officials Col. Zaid Shamshad and Shafi Chachar and others.
The Commissioner Karachi get briefing about the so far development works carried out to give way to the main procession on 10th Moharram. He was briefed by the Col Zaid about required works at Green line project which would be completed by 4th moharram with all requirements of the procession.
The Commissioner Karachi was also told by the FPs about the required works at site before the date that 90% percent work had been completed but 10% work is still pending so far. He directed the concerned to speed up the remaining work before the date , task should be completed in letter and spirit way otherwise responsible will be dealt accordingly.
The Commissioner Karachi has also directed the KMC and Water Board to provide the pedestrian way to the people and ensure all their work before the main procession day , open manholes, patch work of the roads, ways must be completed in time.
During the visit of main procession route from Nishtar Park to Mazar Quaid, Lines area, car parking plaza, Empress Maeket, Regal Chowk, Tibet Center, Radio Pakistan, M.A?Jinnah Road, Jamia Cloth, Denso Hall, Kharadar and Anjuman Irania, He directed the DCs East and South to hold meetings with police and rangers personnel to ensure safety and security of the people during Mohrram ul Harram and maintain peace full atmosphere with close coordination with the FPs and others.
He assured the FPs that all required works could be completed by all civic bodies and they would also monitor and vigil their activities.
The Commissioner has also during the visit , stopped and check the open nallahs, drains and stagnant water and garbage on various points, He directed the concerned to clear the water & garbage and close the Nallahs and drains within 24 hours to save the lives of people, he added. (Please send your news, article, pictorial on our email address <email@example.com & WhatsApp +923132434567)