F-9 to be developed into a model park, mayor instructs


On the orders of Mayor and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz, F-9 Park would be developed into a model park as the park was situated at an ideal location due to its surroundings.

F-9 Park, which covered an entire sector, would be made a hub of healthy recreational and amusement facilities for the public.

These views were expressed by Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad’s Chief Officer, Suleman Khan Warraich during his visit to F-9 Park on Friday.

He visited the park on the directions of mayor because of various complaints from the citizens regarding unavailability of facilities and dilapidated condition of F-9.

Warraich expressed his displeasure over the accumulation of sewerage water in certain areas of the park as well as wild bushes and grass on both sides of the walking track. He directed the concerned staff to take immediate measures for the removal of shrubs and wild grass. He also directed the formations concerned for ensuring proper cleanliness and plantation of flowering plants.

He said F-9 Park’s developmental plan would be implemented phase wise. He said that recently installed solar plant by Chinese government would be inaugurated by the mayor in few days.

After installation of solar plant, he added that sufficient light would be available for the visitors in F-9 Park. Warraich also visited and inspected different spots for establishment of latest cycling track for the cyclists in the park.

Chief Officer Warraich directed the director F-9 Park for arrangement of proper security system and further directed him for placement of complaint boxes at different locations where the visitors could lodge their complaints.

He directed the concerned formations to work out suggestions for charging those visitors with fine for damaging the plants and other installed facilities in park to control damages.