Troubled waters: Court inquires if deep sea port project is eco-friendly

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the Karachi Port Trust’s (KPT) authorities to file detailed comments, explaining whether the under-construction deep sea container port would have any repercussions on the ecology and environment or not.
The petitioner told the court that the fundamental rights of the public, particularly of the Karachi’ites, will be violated due to encroachment of the Clifton beach. He claimed that it was the only beach accessible to the public in the port city, offering recreational and entertainment opportunities. PHOTO: FAISAL SAYANI/EXPRESS
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