KARACHI - Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan said that Safari Park was a very important recreation place in the City and therefore this facility would be up-graded and renovated.
He expressed these views while inspecting the ongoing development works during a visit of Safari Park along with the Provincial Minister Raza Haroon, KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed, Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan and other officers were also present on this occasion.
Ebad said the Safari Park had now become quite attractive with the renovation and other works started four months ago. The construction of wall from Madhoo Goth to Safari Park and the inner roads was completed and the newly-developed greenery with trees plantation had brought considerable improvement in the park’s environment.
He said the pair of Bengal Tiger and Puma would be inducted in Safari in next 15 days whereas the 80 per cent of the construction of Elephant Enclave was completed. With the finishing of remaining work, the elephants would be placed their to roam around freely.
The Senior Director CSR in a briefing informed that the construction of Elephant Enclave in the Safari Park was started on the directives of Sindh governor which will be completed next month. This enclave would have a bathing and rest area for elephants and sheds on 2,800 square feet area.
He further said that two and a half kilometer long roads were constructed in Safari area with a cost of Rs20 million. Work on peacock’s enclosure was also initiated and the irrigation system was being installed in the park to ensure water supply to different portions and cages of animals. The administrator said the renewal and renovation work in Safari Park would continue and it would be made a well standard and modern recreation point in the City. He said new style swings for children would be installed here with the reconstruction walking tracks for youth and senior citizens.