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  • Commission revising Islamabad master plan gets more time

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to extend deadline for the commission formed in December last for revising the master plan of Islamabad...

    The commission, which was formed in December last year, was supposed to complete the task of first-ever revision of the master plan within six months by July 13 deadline...

  • ‘COAS green-lighted NAB action in DHA Valley scam’

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif had green-lighted stern action against retired military officers and civilians involved in the Rs62 billion Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Valley scam around six months ago, sources in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have told Dawn...

    NAB has recently started flexing its muscles against Bahria Town chief Malik Riaz, brothers of former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani...

  • NAB asked to investigate Kayani’s involvement in DHA Valley scam

    ISLAMABAD: This may be the first time since his retirement that the name of former chief of army staff (COAS) retired Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has surfaced in connection with a massive land scam...

    A former official from the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), retired Lt Col Tariq Kamal, on February 22 asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate whether Gen Kayani was involved in “irregularities/misappropriation”...

  • Master Ayub's outdoor school offers hope to Islamabad's poor

    In the corner of a pristine park in an upmarket district of Islamabad, an open-air classroom run by an ageing rescue-worker offers a beacon of hope to the city's poorest...

    For the past 30 years, Master Muhammad Ayub, whose day job includes defusing bombs and putting out fires, has cycled from his office to the makeshift school to teach children from surrounding slums for free...

  • LDA given go-ahead to amend Integrated Master Plan-2021

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has been given the go-ahead to introduce an amendment to the Integrated Master Plan of Lahore (IMPL-2021) under which the city’s north-western and eastern parts will be opened for launching housing and infrastructure projects...

    A majority of urban development, housing and infrastructure projects in these areas were launched or completed in violation of the IMPL-2021 and land use and...

  • ‘Capital’s master plan should have been revised every 20 years’

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel was informed on Tuesday that the master plan of Islamabad was never revised by successive governments which resulted in a lack of civic planning in the capital city...

    The subcommittee of the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat, which met at Parliament House with Senator Kalsoom Parveen in the chair, was informed by CDA Director Master Planning Zafar Iqbal Zafar that changes were made to...

  • Stick to master plan, say town planners

    ISLAMABAD: Town planners from the Capital Development Authority (CDA) believe that the new concept of the ‘Peri-Urban Development Plan’, which they say was originally adopted for Lahore, will never sync with the master plan of the federal capital...

    However, they said that such issues should only be resolved by implementing the original master plan rather than changing it...

  • Pact signed for Gwadar Port City Master Plan feasibility study

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Friday signed a letter of exchange for the feasibility study of Gwadar Port City Master Plan Project costing Rs410 million under a government-to-government arrangement...

    China agreed to finance the project under grant assistance and subsequently a meeting was held in Beijing on Aug 25 between Chinese ministry of commerce and the government of Pakistan to discuss Gwadar Smart Port City Master Plan...

  • ‘Restaurants in Margallas, new Parade Avenue violate master plan’

    ISLAMABAD: A high-powered environmental commission has claimed that a number of modern developments in the capital – such as the construction of the Pak-China Friendship Centre near Shakarparian and the presence of restaurants at Pir Sohawa and Daman-i-Koh – are violations of the Islamabad master plan...

    The commission, constituted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC), also claimed that shifting the Parade Ground from Parade Avenue near...

  • CM wants master plan for water supply, sewerage prepared within 21 days

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday directed the local government and other departments concerned to work out a master plan for water supply and sewerage with treatment facilities and submit it to his secretariat within the next 21 days...

    He also directed them to prepare a detailed plan with a deadline and estimated cost for the provision of safe drinking water and treatment of drinking and waste water all over...

  • Gold medallist Inam reveals the psychological master plan that helped him defeat Indian rival

    Wrestler Muhammad Inam, who on Saturday became the only Pakistani athlete to bag a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018, has revealed how he hatched a spontaneous psychological plan to tame Indian rival Somveer in the quarter-finals before going all the way...

    But our team identified his weak areas and formulated a special plan, which I executed to perfection and won the gold medal for Pakistan...

  • No progress on revision of capital’s master plan

    ISLAMABAD: It has been four months since the Capital Development Authority (CDA) board decided to hire a consultant for the much-needed first revision of Islamabad’s master plan...

    The Greek firm, Doxiadis, which prepared the master plan in 1960, had suggested its revision after every 20 years...

  • Independent commission to propose revisions to capital’s master plan

    ISLAMABAD: An independent commission will be formed to propose revisions to the capital’s master plan for the first time in Islamabad’s 58-year history, following orders from the prime minister during a meeting on Tuesday...

    Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered the first ever revision of the capital’s master plan while chairing a meeting on the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

  • Punjab to plug losses with ‘Master Water Plan’

    Admitting water sector inefficiencies, provincial authorities say they are engaged in preparing a ‘Master Water Plan’, backed by legal cover, which encompasses regulation of abstraction of water and disposal of waste water in both urban and rural areas...

    The plan proposes setting up a Water Resources Commission under the Irrigation Department, Water Services Regulatory Authority under the Housing and Public Health Department (HPHD)...

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