By Amar Guriro
The water supply scheme and water reservoir in Malir Town was inaugurated here on Tuesday evening.
The CDGK project, worth Rs 110 million, consists of a 26-km long 36-inch diameter pipeline from Pipri Filter Plant to Saudabad Pumping Station. The water scheme would provide to 10 million gallons of water daily to the residents of Malir Town. The entire project would be complete and functional within two months.
On the occasion, City Nazim Mustafa Kamal said Malir Town is the only town in city that has been provided a water project that supplies 10 million gallons of water daily, while others have a maximum 6 million gallons capacity.
Speaking about further improvement plans for Malir Town, Kamal said the CDGK plans to establish at least three loops of the Elevated Expressway down to Malir Town. A road built with a cost of Rs 2.5 billion has already been constructed that connects Malir Town to the Toll Plaza and to the rest of the city within minutes, he said.
Kamal lauded the efforts of the Haq Parast leadership to resolve the basic issues of the people of Karachi such as water shortage. He said the Haq Parast leadership has served the people of the city without considering their creed, colour, ethnic, political or religious affiliations.
Thursday, July 16, 2009