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Wahab inaugurates renovated food street at Boat Basin

By Our Correspondent
February 26, 2024

Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab inaugurated the newly renovated and food street in Boat Basin on Saturday.

This screengrab shows, Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab speaks tp media persons on February 24, 2024. — Facebook/Barrister Murtaza Wahab
This screengrab shows, Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab speaks tp media persons on February 24, 2024. — Facebook/Barrister Murtaza Wahab

Speaking to the media at the ceremony, he said the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) always took steps for the welfare of the people and kept them happy by providing them convenience. He said his vision was to build a small recreational centre and food street in every area of Karachi so that people did not have to go far. “The food street built in Clifton Boat Basin is a test case for us. If this food street proves successful, we would like to build such a food street in every district of Karachi,” he said.

PPP Parliamentary Leader in the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation City Council Najmi Alam, the mayor’s special representative for political affairs Karamullah Waqasi and other elected representatives were also present on this occasion.

He said that an open air theater dedicated to renowned musician Sohail Rana had also been built in the food street, besides providing washroom facility for men and women. He remarked that there were six parks in the entire area where there were no washrooms.

He explained that they had repaired the sewerage system and also designed a parking facility for the food street. Wahab also announced on the occasion that four lions and two ostriches donated to the Karachi zoo would be arriving at the zoo soon.