Law Minister chairs meeting on removal of difficulties in installation of new gas, electricity connections

Law Minister chairs meeting on removal of difficulties in installation of new gas, electricity connections

ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (APP): Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem on Wednesday chaired a meeting on removal of difficulties in installation of new electricity and gas connections in Islamabad Zones 3, 4 & 5.

The meeting was attended by MNA Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khurram Nawaz, Chairman CDA Amer Ali Ahmed and representatives of Ministry of Interior, IESCO & SNGPL.

The minister inquired about the development in view of implementation of judgment of Islamabad High Court with regard to provision of utility connections to residents of Zone 3, 4 & 5 in Islamabad.

Chairman CDA informed that a case has been moved to the Federal Cabinet to constitute a committee under Master Planning Commission to resolve the issues of Zones 4 & 5.

Dr. Farogh Naseem suggested that permanent solution would be to introduce one time amnesty for unregulated housing schemes & regulated schemes with existing houses / buildings.

He suggested CDA to form a policy regarding the Amnesty scheme and the law ministry would fully support and help in this regard.

He said that the government had to make the Islamabad a model city.
He asked the Chairman CDA to pay outstanding payments within one year where CDA had acquired the land but payments were yet to be made.