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Korangi Causeway bridge to be constructed in one year

Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that when the encroachment happened in the 80s, who was the ruler? (Photo: Twitter)

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved the construction of the Korangi Crossing.

Syed issued the directives and directed the local government department to complete the project within a year.

Murad Ali Shah also maintained that besides Korangi Crossing, the project of Hub Canal rehabilitation would also be constructed in a year.

He issued these directives during the meeting at the CM House which was held to review different projects planned to be launched in the city.

The chief minister said, “There is a need that a bridge should be constructed at Korangi Cause.” He added, “The existing causeway submerges during heavy rains and so the people face serious problems.”

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He said and added that with the construction of a bridge 28 percent population of Landhi and Korangi would be facilitated.

The local government official said that construction of six-lane bridge would cost around Rs5 billion and would be completed within two years. The CM directed the local government to complete it within a year and start its work on top priority basis. “I would provide you funds, you start tendering,” he said.

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