Lai Expressway, Rawalpindi Ring Road projects should be completed soon, Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed


Rawalpindi, Punjab Minister for Housing and Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed has directed the officials of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to complete the Ring Road and N Lai Expressway projects as soon as possible. LDA’s Naya Pakistan Apartments style project should also be launched in Rawalpindi. LDA will provide all technical support in this regard, he said.

He made these directions while presiding over a review meeting of the Rawalpindi Development Authority’s projects here. Chairman RDA Tariq Mehmood Murtaza, Vice Chairman RDA Haroon Hashmi, Director General RDA Captain (R) Abdul Sattar Issani, General Secretary Housing Task Force Atif Ayub, Vice Chairman WASA Lahore Sheikh Imtiaz and other officials were also present on the occasion.

DG RDA briefed Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed on the performance of the civic agency. Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed said that Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar is personally supervising the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme Project. RDA should send its workable plans in this regard for approval as soon as possible.
Chairman RDA and DG RDA said on the occasion that PC-1 is being prepared for Nullah Lai Express Urban Regeneration Project Management Unit. Special Economic Zones adjacent to the Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) project will be started as soon as possible.

Minister informed that famous aerotropolis of special economic zones are mining, oil refinery, petroleum, engineering, IT Park, City clusters, business hubs, industrial zones, transport terminals, residential properties, education centers, health cities, vegetable, fruit and grain markets, animal markets, amusement parks and logistics hubs are being planned for this. Appreciating the initiatives of RDA for the provision of civic amenities, he said that the performance of the agency in this regard is commendable.


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