PM for revisiting Islamabad master plan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed for revisiting the master plan of Islamabad keeping in

view the ground realities and increase in its population.

He was chairing a meeting regarding the master plan of the federal capital in Islamabad on Friday.

The Prime Minister stated that in the interim period, sub rules should immediately be framed for the

protection of the capital’s green areas and regularizes the construction activities.

Imran Khan noted that work is in progress to provide better residential facilities to the dwellers of slums in

Islamabad under Naya Pakistan Housing Project. He said the aim is to provide them better civic facilities and

improve their standards of living.

Imran Khan regretted that problems relating to increase in population, expansion of the city and its better management were totally ignored in the past. He said this resulted in extinction of green areas and irregular construction.

The Chairman CDA briefed the Prime Minister about the plantation campaign started in the capital.