KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui Wednesday said that around 200 new public toilets will be established in the mega city on the directives of Sindh High Court (SHC) to provide one of the basic amenities to the public.
He said this while holding a press conference on inauguration of the 11 public toilets including six new toilets – out of them one is dedicated to journalists – and five others which have been renovated, at his office.
He said that they held meetings with Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC), Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Cantonment Board to establish new public toilets and repair the old ones.
Shoaib further said that Karachi Electric (KE) and Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) have been asked for providing water and electricity facilities free of cost for the toilets.
Initially 11 public toilets have been established at Commissioner Karachi office and 10 others have been announced to be established at Sabzi Mandi, he added.
Later, Director Media, office of Commissioner Karachi, Shabih Ahmed Siddiqui received a key of a toilet dedicated to journalists.