The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to establish a zip line at Bagh Ibne Qasim along the city’s Clifton coastline in order to provide recreational opportunities to the general public.
City Administrator Murtaza Wahab made the announcement.
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s (KMC) Parks and Horticulture Department has issued a tender for the installation of the zip line project.
The planned zipline will extend from Kothari Parade to the Bagh Ibne Qasim boundary wall at Clifton Beach Road, according to Parks Director General (DG) Junaid Ullah Khan.
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“The total length of the zip line ride in Bagh Ibne Qasim in Karachi will be 3,000 feet,” he added, adding that the parks and horticulture department has requested sealed bids from companies to operate and install a zip line for a 10-year period. The finest, eligible, and enthusiastic parties have been asked to submit their feasibility plan with a detailed design of the zip line installation, the time required for its installation, and the material to be utilized thereon latest by February 22, 2022, he stated.
The KMC would award the contract to the lowest bidding contractor, according to DG Parks Junaid Ullah Khan. When asked about the cost of the proposed zipline leisure activity, DG Parks Khan stated that the price would be determined after the contract was awarded.
He noted that promoting tourism in the metropolis was a high priority for the local government.
It’s worth noting that this will be the first line ride in the port city.