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Islamabad to have three new cycling tracks; facilities to open after Eid

Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA), the Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) and the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) have joined forces to build three new international-standard cycling tracks at Faisal Avenue, Margalla Road and F-6, according to news sources. The ICTA, CDA and MCI teams are working diligently to make these cycling tracks available to the citizens of Islamabad immediately after the Eid holidays. The development work will be launched today (May 21) and shall continue

Faisalabad Development Authority to propose Techno Park, Faisalabad Ring Road, other projects to Punjab govt

Faisalabad: Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) Director-General (DG) Muhammad Suhail Khawaja on May 20 intimated that the civic authority would propose the Techno Park, Faisalabad Ring Road, and Expressway road projects to the Punjab government for consideration, a news source reported. He further directed the authority officials concerned to make the projects ‘technically feasible’ before dispatching their summaries for executive approval. The DG was presiding over a review meeting to discuss the performance of

LDA to develop underpass at Kareem Block Market

Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar has issued directives to the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) for the construction of another underpass facility at the Kareem Block Market, according to news sources. Reportedly, the civic authority has prepared an initial design for the project; which will see to the development of the said underpass at the Wahdat Road – Karim Block junction. According to sources, the LDA is keen on making noticeable infrastructural development decisions to resolve the area’s

Diamer-Bhasha Dam construction contract awarded to Chinese firm

Islamabad: The federal government on Wednesday awarded the Diamer-Bhasha Dam Construction contract to a joint venture of Power China and the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), a news source reported. As per the publication, Power China and the FWO signed a contract worth PKR 442 billion for the construction of the main dam, a diversion system, the 21-Megawatt Tangir Hydropower Project, and an access bridge. Diamer Basha Dam Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amir Bashir Chaudhry and Yang Jiandu signed the contract on behalf

Faisalabad Development Authority launches anti-encroachment campaign in Madina Town

Faisalabad: The Enforcement Directorate of the Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) launched recently an anti-encroachment campaign in the city’s Madina Town locality, a news source reported. FDA Director-General (DG) Muhammad Suhail Khawaja directed the officials concerned to launch the campaign at Jattanwala Chowk, Madina Town, in a bid to facilitate the residents of the locality. State Officer Imtiaz Goraya led the anti-encroachment team and observed the situation at the site. The team found out that various

DHA Multan initiates construction of Villas Shopping Mall

Multan: The Defense Housing Authority (DHA) Multan has launched the construction work of its ‘Villas Shopping Arcade’ project – located at Jinnah Avenue (Main Boulevard)-Sector C, according to a notification on the project’s official Facebook page dated May 19. Muhammad Naeem Ashraf as the chief guest – as per the official press release issued on April 23. He took the occasion to state that the housing authority is undertaking infrastructural development expeditiously and launching a one ‘value addition project’ after

Fraud warning: No chartered flights from UAE to India, warns consulate

The Indian government is yet not give approval for any such chartered flights as of now. The Consulate General of India in Dubai has warned Indian nationals living in the UAE to not fall prey to fraudsters who are collecting advance for airfare on chartered flights to India. The consulate issued a press note that said, "It has come to our notice that certain people and travel agencies in UAE are contacting Indian nationals in the name of forthcoming chartered flights to various destinations in India and in some

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