Capital’s budget chunk goes to roads, hospital & tourism


ISLAMABAD, Jun 11 (APP):From uplift of roads, a 200-bed hospital, tourism facilitation centre to a model prison – the Budget 2019-20 for Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) is all about the development of key areas.
The Koral to Rawat section of Islamabad Expressway that regularly witnesses heavy traffic congestion, has received Rs 425 million. For ICT’s other roads and pavements, Rs 350 million have been allocated.
To boost capital’s tourism potential, Rs 160 million have been earmarked for promotion and marketing about the tourist points. Also, ‘Aiwan-e-Sayahat’ – a tourism facilitation centre, will be established in Sector F-5/1 for which Rs 40 million have been allocated for feasibility study.