Formulation of a regulatory body to implement buildings by law in Islamabad
PM Imran Khan chaired a meeting to formulate a systematic plan to deal with encroachments in Islamabad. The purpose of the meeting was to stress the necessity of a single regulatory body to hold the implementation of building bylaws in the capital city. The Prime Minister also addressed the need for modern technology such as drone monitoring to stop encroachments.
Capital Development Authority serves notices to illegal projects in E-11:
(CDA) Chairman Amir Ali Ahmed, Special Assistant for CDA Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khurram Nawaz, Planning Minister Asad Umar, and other higher-ups attended the meeting. The CDA Chairman Amir Ali Ahmed detailed that the lack of a single regulatory framework was the reason behind encroachments which are among SECP, CDA, and Registrar Societies.
The green and clean environment initiatives were also on the agenda of the meeting. The Prime Minister asked the city administration to run motivations to ensure determined participation of locals to protect the green areas under the tree plantation drive.
Anti-encroachment operation underway at Margalla Hills:
Besides, Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed that the government is focusing on increasing the number of exports of IT products. In a discussion with STZA’s Chairman Amir Hashmi, the PM discussed the establishment of Islamabad Technopolis (a special technology zone of Islamabad). Once it is completed, another special technology zone will be established in all provincial capitals.