KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui has directed on Monday to expedite the operation against encroachments at truck stands and the land from where encroachments were removed should be guarded by the relevant officers.
Farooqui said this in a meeting with the representatives of Karachi Goods Carrier Association at his office. The delegation informed about the problems being faced at truck stands i.e., encroachments inside truck stands, cleaning of drains and lack of greenery.
The administrator said that cleaning of the drains at truck stands would be carried out and the stands would be beautified by greenbelts and tree plantation on footpaths, while, steps would be taken to make the area in and around Hawks Bay beautiful.
Encroachments would not be allowed at truck stands and stands would be beautified. Transporters should cooperate with the city administration. They should report it if they find any encroachments so that it could be curbed on time.
Farooqui said that Karachi Metropolitan Corporation would take every possible step to make truck stands beautiful.
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