KMC to go for Hill Park facelift


Karachi: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation KMC has resolves to give the Hill Park a facelift and make it picnic point for families.

KMC Administrator Saqib Ahmed Soomro has said that ancient Hill Park would be excellent picnic point after uplift works being carried out with a cost of Rs100million where citizens with their families could visit for picnic and enjoy fascinating view of the city from central view point of the park therefore uplift works of Hill Park should be expedited and completed as soon as possible.

He said this while addressing a meeting held on reviewing uplift works of Hill Park. The meeting was attended by Director General Parks Ashfaq Ahmed Mallah, Director General Engineering Department Niaz Ahmed Soomro, Project Directors and concerned officers.

Administrator Karachi during his visit to Hill Park inquired about implementation on directives which were given to officials and reviewed pace of uplift works.

He said that fascinating view of the city was taken from Hill Park whereas central lake and green corridors were also point of interest for citizens therefore the facilities were being enhanced so that citizens could have more facilities and spend splendid moments with their families.

Administrator Karachi said that this should be considered while renovating central Bano Garden that citizens here could have more facilities as compared with past whereas installation of fountains in lake should be completed as soon as possible.

He said that construction of new garden in Hill Park would not only help reduce environmental pollution but also provide green environment.

On this occasion Administrator Karachi in a briefing was informed that uplift works to make Hill Park beautiful and marvellous picnic point were underway. This park was constructed in 1971 and facilities here gradually increased under the arrangements of KMC however reconstruction of Bano Garden was being carried out along with installation of new fountains, sharp lighting arrangements and other facilities.

Administrator Karachi directed to provide citizens with maximum facilities here and ensure completion of uplift works in Hill Park as soon as possible.

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