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CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah reviews Development work in Karachi

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah reviewed the on-going development projects in Pakistan’s economic hub Karachi and vowed to give more developmental package to the city.

The statement was made during a meeting at CM House.

The attendees of the meeting were briefed that 45 per cent work of the Submarine Chowrangi underpass project has been completed at a cost of Rs700 million.

Officials said that under the new scheme, 95pc work from Jinnah Terminal to Chakora Nala and Natha Khan has been completed.

Officials added that tenders for the Rs700 million Sunset-Gizri Boulevard flyover project and Rs1 billion interchange project near ICI bridge will be issued this week.

Other projects include construction of Khalid bin Waleed Chowk at Shaheed-e-Millat Road at an estimated cost of Rs1.5 billion, the technical evaluation report of which has been placed on SPPRA’s website.

The meeting was further informed that construction work on Cantt Station road will begin from November 15.

In view of various development projects being undertaken in the metropolis, the chief minister directed DIG Traffic to improve traffic management.

Shah added that construction work may cause a few difficulties for citizens, but the reconstruction can only be completed with their cooperation.