Plan to build 800 public toilets
KARACHI, June 19: As many as 800 public toilets would be built at different locations with the cooperation of the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC).
This was stated by Karachi Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan while chairing a meeting here on Tuesday.
The meeting was attended by Senior Director of Health Services Dr Shaukat Zaman, officials of five district municipalities and representatives of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and the CPLC.
Mr Khan said that the locations for new toilets had been identified in the various reports submitted to him whereas KMC itself had selected some locations for the purpose. The construction work would start soon, he added.
The commissioner said that at present public toilets existed at 38 locations whereas another 30 would be built in each DMC under the new project.
He said that some of the locations proposed for the new public toilets were Jail Chowrangi, Baloch Colony flyover, Karimabad flyover, Banaras flyover, Old Golimar, Nehr-i-Khayyam, Glass Tower, Clifton Centre, Quaidabad flyover, Tariq Road and Bahadurabad.—PPI