Tariq Fazal reviews progress of ongoing development projects

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ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Minister of State for Capital
Administration and Development Division (CADD), Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry Saturday reviewed progress of different ongoing development projects in the Federal Capital.

On this occasion, senior officers of the authority, Project
Directors of different projects, officers of concerned formations also accompanied him.

While inspecting dualization of road being constructed from
Sector E 11 to D 12, Minister of State for CADD, Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry said that the road would not only facilitate the residents of Sector E 11 and D 12 but would also connect other new residential sectors in future, therefore, this road should be constructed to cater future demands.

He said due to heavy flow of traffic, the design of the road
should further be improved so that the traffic from Margalla Road to E 11 could enter without any interruption.
He also directed for up gradation and improvement work of
service road along the main road.

On this occasion, Tariq Fazal was apprised that the road would be completed by January, 2017 at the cost of Rs.170.00 million.

However, he directed the concerned formation of the Authority to complete this project by September, 2016 as the project is of immense importance, which would help ease traffic flow in the area.

He further directed to submit workable and effective
suggestions within a week time so that the road could be constructed as per future traffic needs.

Later on, Minister also visited Sector D 12 along with CDA
officers.

He was informed that all development project related to Sector D 12 would be completed by 30th June, 2016.

Tariq Fazal urged that the matters pertaining to acquisition
of land should be resolved with mutual understanding and in peaceful manner.

He was informed that land for Service Road East has been
acquired, while work on provision of services including water
supply, sewerage system, road network and drainage system is being carried out at fast pace.

He was also informed that carpeting work on major roads in
Sector D 12 is being carried out by Machinery Pool Organization of the Authority, whereas construction of roads inside Sector D 12 is being done by the contractor.

Minister was informed that carpeting of roads in Sector D 12
was carried out several years ago but due to rapid construction of housing units in the sector, CDA would carry out final re carpeting of the roads after completion of construction activities.

He directed the concerned formations to complete development work at the earliest.

He said that work on carpeting of the major roads, lane
marking and fixation of cat eyes in these sectors be started
immediately.

He further directed to ensure installation of street lights
and provision of allied facilities in this sector.

Minister also visited the stalled project of Margalla Highway.
On this occasion, Project Director briefed the State Minister for CADD about the issues pertaining to the project. State Minister for CADD was informed that issues pertaining to the project including, graveyard which falls in the alignment of Margalla Highway, need to be resolved for reinstatement of development work on the project.