8 projects approved for development of ICT

Meeting also approved the construction of 115 public toilets at different locations of the city


APP September 15, 2021
PHOTO: REUTERS/File

ISLAMABAD:

The Development Working Party (DWP) of Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Tuesday approved eight projects for the construction and development of the city.

A meeting of CDWP was held at the CDA Secretariat under the chairmanship of CDA Chairman Aamir Ali Ahmed in which PC-I and PC-II of eight development projects were approved.

According to details, Islamabad Bus Service with a project cost of Rs873 million was approved which would be completed by February, 2022. This bus service will run on three routes named Sohan Garden to Faisal Mosque, Bhara Kahu to Faiz Ahmed Faiz metro station and from Tarnol Railway station to M-5 Metro station.

The meeting also approved the construction of 115 public toilets at different locations of the city to facilitate the citizens with an approximate cost of Rs40 million which will be completed in six months.

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In order to maintain high standards of cleanliness in Islamabad, modern machinery will be purchased to strengthen the sanitation department with in-house machinery at the cost of Rs689 million has been approved which will be completed in six months.

Similarly, a project amounting to Rs4,013 million to purchase machinery to enhance the capacity of the MPO Directorate was approved that will significantly reduce the expenditures of CDA.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 15th, 2021..

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