Governor of Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan opened the biggest fish aquarium of Karachi in Landhi-Korangi Zoo on Tuesday. He was accompanied by KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed, Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan, Senior Director Culture, Sports and Recreation Muhammad Rehan Khan and other officers. The Fish Aquarium in Landhi-Korangi Zoo had been established with a cost of Rs 30million where colorful fishes of over 50 different species were kept in 48 glass aquariums and 90 percent of these fishes were imported from other countries.
Governor of Sindh on this occasion stressing the need of providing more recreation and sports facilities with the infrastructure development works in the city expressed hope that the renovated Landhi-Korangi Zoo and Fish Aquarium would provide good recreation facilities to people in this area.
He said this being the second zoo in Karachi which had been renovated and more animals and birds inducted to make it more attractive and informative for the citizens. Senior Director Culture Sports and Recreation while giving briefing to Governor Sindh about Landhi-Korangi Zoo said that it was established in 1974 on a 7 acres piece of land. The construction of fish aquarium here started in 2004 and since then it was delayed.-PR