The construction of roads, water supply, sewerage, storm water drain, and electricity and gas pipelines projects at the DHA City Karachi (DCK) would be completed within the stipulated timeline.
DCK consultant, Engr Arif Osmani, told this to the steering committee overseeing development at the DHA City Karachi (DCK) on Tuesday. The committee met the DHA administrator, Brig Muhammad Abdullah, at the DHA’s main office to review progress of the ongoing development at the site on Karachi-Hyderabad highway.
DCK Project Director, Brig (R) Muhammad Rafique informed the Steering Committee about the progress on the construction of boundary wall and road tracks, watch towers, the main entrance gate, staff accommodation, visitors centre and the central facility building. The feasibility of the renewable energy project, alternate water works and environmental impact assessment were also ongoing while water exploration work in the area will be completed successfully.
DHA administrator asked the DCK consultants and engineers to complete the ongoing projects with a holistic approach. The watch towers and the main entrance gate should be given priority, he added.
The DCK’s chief consultant, Prof. Spiro Pollalis, said that the new city will be a sustainable project which was being developed to provide a unique lifestyle. An international healthcare system and an international university would also be established at the DCK, he said, reiterating that the city would be developed with a balanced economy and an integrated society.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 28th, 2012.