Meeting reviews shifting of truck terminals

Karachi: Chief Secretary Sindh Raja Muhammad Abbas has emphasized upon strengthening of coordinated efforts regarding shifting of Truck Terminals on sufficient places, in view of Services Transportation Problems, in Karachi.

Presiding a meeting comprising representatives of transporters and Administrator KMC, including other senior officers, this morning, the Chief Secretary noted that the Secretary Transport should examine the salient features of the project, as well draft agreement – to be accorded with the respective stake holders.

A presentation was also made, to elaborate the design and objectives of the project viz; removed of Transportation issues, Security –monitoring system, Traffic congestion – spillover effect from congested main arteries to secondary road and side streets, time wastage, fuel wastage solution.

Secretary Transport has been assigned to convene a meeting with transporters accordingly.

Administrator KMC Muhammad Hussain Syed, Secretary Transport K.B. Kalhoro, Secretary; Implementation Liaquat Randhawa and others attended the meeting.

It may be mentioned that proposed locations for shifting of Truck Terminals include Super High Way, Indus High Way and/or Karachi Northern Bypass.