‘People’s Square Karachi’, a recreational spot built by the Sindh government near Karachi’s Pakistan Chowk, will be inaugurated today, according to Senator Murtaza Wahab, the provincial government’s spokesperson, Dharti News reported.
“The wait is finally over. Today, the #PeoplesSquare will be inaugurated for public,” he announced in a Twitter post. He said it boasts a basement parking facility with a capacity of 350 cars and motorbikes besides helping commuters park and then walk to the city’s famous Burns Road, Arts Council, Burns Garden, Sindh Secretariat, DJ, SM Law and Arts College. People’s Square Karachi is a great place to visit.
In a statement earlier, he said the Sindh government has built the recreational place at a cost of Rs1.5 billion in collaboration with the World Bank under the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project.
He said that there is a parking facility for vehicles and 250 motorbikes while 2000 people can visit this beautiful recreational place at the same time.
He said various stalls and tuck shops have been set up and numerous plants and trees have been planted at the square with 50 per cent of the shops reserved for women so they too can do small business in such a good place.
Murtaza Wahab previously said that the tuck shops in People’s Square will have food and beverage facilities which will facilitate small scale business for the citizens.
He said that 50 per cent of the shops in People’s Square are reserved for women so that they too can do small business in such a good place. Under the project, nearby buildings have also been repaired and lighting has been done, he said.
He said that 200 poles and lights in People’s Square Karachi have been installed on the surrounding streets while special attention has been paid to the security situation. CCTV cameras have been installed in different parts of People’s Square, especially in the parking area, he added. He also said that the People’s Square Karachi project will be inaugurated in two or three days after which this magnificent place will be publicized.