KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to deploy city guards outside the mosque and Tarawih places, markets, shopping malls and various city streets for people’s convenience during Ramadan.
The city wardens, according to KMC Administrator Laeeq Ahmed, will also assist the traffic police in maintaining the smooth flow of traffic. Ahmed said this while reviewing plans to deploy city wardens for Ramadan. He said a total of more than 600 city wardens would be deployed in 87 places.
The guards will be stationed at 15 locations in the Central District, 12 in the South District, 25 in the East District and seven in the Korangi District. Of these locations, 10 are Tarawih prayer places and 18 are shopping centers.
Taraweeh spots include Faizan-e-Madina, Expo Center, Shahzada Lawn on University Road, Banoria Town Mosque, Kanzul Eiman Mosque, Rahmania Mosque on Tariq Road, Khaliqdina Hall, Khatun-e-Jannat Park Hussainabad, Farooq Azam Mosque in North Nazimabad Mosque and Baitul Mukarram.
Shopping centers where the city guard will be stationed include Anar Kali Bazar in the Water Pump area, Haroon Shopping Mall in Shadman City, Hyderi Market, Mina Bazar, Firdous Shopping Center in Liaquatabad, KDA Shopping Center in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Char Minar Bahadurabad, Liberty Chowk Tariq Road, Zainab Market, Jama Cloth Market, Forum Market Clifton, Gulf Shopping Center, Teen Talwar, Millennium Mall, Shama Shopping Mall at Shah Faisal Colony, Babar Market in Landhi, Pasar Korangi No 2 and Aman Tower. Apart from these locations, the warden will assist traffic police at various locations in the Central District, including UP Morr, Lucky One, Gulberg Chowrangi, Ayesha Manzil, Mukka Chowk, Tahir Villa, Mina Bazar, Ziauddin Hospital Road, Liaquatabad 10, Gharibabad, Firdous Pusat Shopping, Nerang Cinema, Nayab Mosque and Golimar Post Office. City guards will also be stationed in the Southern District at Seven Day Signal, Naz Plaza, Saddar Mobile Market, Gul Plaza, Tibet Center, Jama Cloth, DMC Signal, Light House Signal, City Court Signal, Fresco Chowk, Zainab Market and Shaheen Complex.
In District East, city guards will be stationed at Millennium Mall, Johar Chowrangi, Alladin Park, Nipa, Gulshan Chowrangi, Disco Bakery, Maskan Chowrangi, Fariya Mobile Market, Imtiaz Super Store, Rabb Medical Center, Jamia Sibten, Al Mustafa Clinic, Sir Syed University Cut, Numaish Chowrangi, Naheed Super Store, Allahwali Chowrangi, Noorani Kebab Signal, Society Chowrangi, Char Minar Bahadurabad, Khalid Sweets Chowrangi Central Jail Gate, Faizan-e-Madina, Jahangir Road, Kanzul Eiman Mosque, Banoria Town Mosque and Time Medicos . In Korangi District, city officials will be stationed at Kala Board, Shama Shopping Center, Shah Faisal Bridge, Babar 1 Market, Babar 2 Market, Korangi No 4 and Korangi Market No 2.