ISLAMABAD: The office of the Prime Minister has returned a summary seeking one time waiver of rules pertaining to the utility of Argentina Park land for expansion of Polyclinic Hospital. PM office has returned the summary with a note that permission to change Master Plan of Islamabad should be sought from the federal cabinet, which is the appropriate forum for the purpose. It was the second summary — which was sent to PM on the persistent demand of some parliamentarians. A similar summary was also rejected by the Prime Minister in 2014. These details were provided by the Capital Development Authority to the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat which met here at the Parliament House on Wednesday with Senator Mohammad Talha Mehmood in chair. The city managers further informed that following rejection of summary by the PM office, CADD forwarded a fresh summary to the Cabinet Division seeking changes in the master plan.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 2nd, 2015.