ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday appreciated the efforts of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) for the development of Islamabad as well as provision of civic amenities to the residents of the federal capital and its adjoining areas.
The PM showed his appreciation while chairing a briefing on CDA at the Prime Minister Office. Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Minister Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary, Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Ansar Aziz and other senior officers of CADD were also present during the meeting.
Matters pertaining to the role and functions of the CDA and the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation in the federal capital were discussed during the meeting. The meeting was informed that construction of signal free and controlled access corridor of Islamabad Highway from Zero Point to Grand Trunk Road, Karal interchange, construction of bridge at Sohan, Khanna interchange, Gulberg underpass and Naval bridge were some of the major projects undertaken by the CDA.
The meeting was further informed that recently completed projects included dualisation of service road (East) E-11, infrastructure development of Park Enclave (Phase-I), multi-purpose car parking, facilitation centre G-7, Sports Club F-6, Masjid Aman at Rawal Town, Faqir Epi road I-11 and dualisation of service road (East) G-10 to F-10.
The on-going projects included dualisation of Ataturk Road West, improvement of Serena roundabout, surfacing of Islamabad roads, construction of a mosque at the secretariat and rehabilitation of the service road (West) G-11.
The meeting was further informed that future projects for the federal capital included rehabilitation of Simly Dam road, Bhara Kahu by-pass, construction of interchange at the intersection of Kashmir Highway and 7th Avenue, construction of additional block at capital hospital at G-6 (300 beds), slaughter house I-9/4, state of the art inter-city bus terminal, construction of medical centres, and Islamabad Bus Service Project for improvement of transportation services.