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Pakistan vs South Africa: Traffic plan issued for first Test match

Traffic plan issued for Karachi during Muharram

KARACHI: Karachi traffic Police has issued the traffic plan for the first Test match scheduled to be played between Pakistan and South Africa at the National Stadium from January 26.

According to a notification, the roads leading to the National Stadium will be closed from 9 am till 6 pm and an alternate route will be provided.“Commuters are requested to use alternate routes to avoid any inconvenience,” said the press statement.

All kinds of traffic coming from Nursery will not be permitted to move towards the Habib Ibrahim Rehmat Ullah Road towards National Stadium (Sir Shah Suleman Road).

These vehicles will be diverted towards Drigh Road Shara-e-Faisal, left turn Rashid Minhas Road, Millennium Mall to NIPA. Meanwhile, traffic coming from Rashid Minhas Road will also not be permitted to proceed towards the stadium.

“These vehicles will be diverted towards NIPA, Askari-IV (Millennium Mall), Drigh Road to Shara-e-Faisal or Millennium, NIPA to Safora Chowrangi or NIPA to Gulshan Chowrangi to Sohrab Goth,” said the police regarding the alternate route.

The traffic police have stated that the route from Liaquatabad via Hassan Square Flyover will also be closed for all kinds of cars and no one will be allowed to proceed towards the Stadium Road.

As per the plan, traffic from University Road towards Stadium Road from New Town Chowrangi turning will also be diverted. Moreover, the Public coming to Aga Khan Hospital and Liaquat National Hospital will be allowed from the New Town PS side.

Traffic will be diverted towards Jail Chowrangi, Shaheed-e-Millat or straight to Peoples Chowrangi. Traffic Police staff will be present to assist them,” added the statement.


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