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November 26, 2019

‘CDA revised master-plan to provide more business opportunities’

Islamabad

November 26, 2019

Islamabad:CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed said that the revised Master Plan of Islamabad would provide more facilities to the business community and citizens. He said this while addressing a high level delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry that visited CDA Headquarters led by President Muhammad Ahmed Waheed. Tahir Abbasi Senior Vice President, Saif ur Rahman Khan Vice President ICCI, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi Vice President FPCCI, Tariq Sadiq, Mian Shaukat Masud, Ch. Waheed ud Din, Nasir Qureshi and representatives of market associations were in the delegation. Humayun Akhtar Member Engineering, Faisal Naeem Director BCS and Sheikh Ejaz Director Planning CDA were also present at the occasion.

Amer Ali Ahmed said that government had formed a commission to revise the Islamabad Master Plan and its recommendations have been approved by the Federal Cabinet that were yet to be notified. He said that before implementation, conducting survey was necessary for which a consultant would be appointed. He said that all CDA laws would be compiled in the form of a book and thereafter obtaining their approval from CDA Board would not be necessary that would also reduce the powers of CDA officers. Speaking at the occasion, Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry showed reservations on Islamabad’s revised Master Plan and urged that ICCI should be given permanent representation in CDA administrative setup that would help in resolving key issues of business community. Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi, Vice President, FPCCI said that role of CDA was vital for facilitating the growth of business activities, but for the last four years, no development work was done in market that was also affecting the development of city.

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