ISLAMABAD, June 23 (TNS): Mayor Islamabad and chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that acting upon policy of self reliance and self sustainability all formations of CDA/Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) are being strengthened both financially and administratively.
He said that after revamping an important formation Machinery Pool Organization (MPO), repair/maintenance and carpeting of 116 kilometer roads have been carried out and efforts are being made to complete the projects even less than the estimated cost so that sufficient amount could be saved. The chairman CDA expressed these views while addressing the Iftaar Dinner arranged by the MPO Directorate. On this occasion, Member Engineering / Chief Officer, MCI, Senior Officers of CDA / MCI and employees of MPO were also present.
Mayor Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz said that after assuming the responsibility regarding development of the city MPO was revamped and 116 kilometer roads including Constitution Avenue, Pir Sohawa, G-8 Round about, Secretariat Blocks, Sector D-12, Convention Sentre, Diplomatic Enclave, Service Road (North) Sector E-11, Khyaban-e-Suherwardi, Serena Chowk, VIP Loop Fiazabad Chowk, Khaiban-e-Iqbal and Margalla Road were carpeted.
He said that if these roads would be carpeted by any other organization it would cost 295 million rupees, however, by utilizing available resources of MPO Directorate 190 million rupees have been saved.
He said that federal government, under the leadership of Prime Minister (PM), Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is acting upon the policy of self reliance and it is matter of honour that CDA and MCI are also following the tradition set by the federal government and available resources are being utilized to make federal capital a modern city.