Lyari Expressway: Commissioner gives 2 more weeks to clear occupied land

Karachi: Commissioner Karachi Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has given another two weeks’ time to the administration of Central District to clear the occupied land in Liaquatabad area so that National Highway Authority could start the remaining work of constructing Lyari Expressway.

Presiding over a meeting to review the progress of second phase of Lyari Expressway project at his office, attended also by Deputy Commissioner Central and other officials, he directed to remove all the encroachments hindering the work.

He said Lyari Expressway would be a signal free road and greatly help ease the traffic pressure on city roads.

It may be mentioned that Commissioner had earlier ordered many times to remove the encroachments however the administration has so far failed to comply with orders.

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