BQATI DELEGATION MEETING WITH DIG TRAFFIC
May 16, 2012 - A delegation of Bin Qasim Association of Trade & Industry (BQATI), along with its Mian Muhammed Ahmed, Patron In-chief & Founder President, Mr. Usman Ahmed President BQATI, Mr. Shakil Ashfaque, Chairman Legal & Finance Advisory Committee, Mr. Naveed Shakoor, Member Managing Committee BQATI, Col. ® Akhtar Abbas, Member BQATI and BQATI Secretary General Mr. Abdur Rehman Ismail, called on the DIG Traffic Police Mr. Khurram Gulzar PSP and Mr. Ashique Ali Bozdar, SP Trafic Police Malir, Karachi was also present in the meeting.
BQATI members apprised DIG Traffic with their concern about traffic situation in the Bin Qasim Area, specially the traffic jams during morning and evening rush hours at Malir Halt, Quaidabad, Murghi Khan, Dawood Chowrangi, Bhain Colony and Manzil Pump area, it was highlighted that the traffic situation is miserably worst at Malir Junction and under the Quaidabad bridge way to Korangi, BQATI Members pointed out that there should be a proper manning with deployment of senior Police Officers in the Malir, Quaidabad, Dawood Chowrangi and Bin Qasim area, also it was highlighted that the in absence of traffic signals in most of the areas when traffic volume from all directions is much higher traffic police officials who try to control the traffic manually get confused in the process and due to their errors the traffic from different directions is grid locked which leads to traffic muddle on the roads.
It was pointed out that mmain cause of traffic problems are Encroachments, Automobile workshops on both side of Main National Highway, unauthorized local and upcountry public Bus stops, unauthorized parking of Mini Buses, Rickshaws, Taxi, Suzuki, Push Carts, street shops and other loaded vehicles.
DIG Traffic assured BQATI members that the senior Traffic Police Officer will be deployed in the area during sensitive hours who will ensure smooth running of traffic flow also he instruct the SP Malir to ensure the Bin Qasim Industrial Zone traffic problems are addressed on priority.