ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Sheikh Anser Aziz on Tuesday said Fatima Jinnah Park would be upgraded according to international standards.
He said more recreational facilities would be established to make it a model park.
He said development of Fatima Jinnah Park remained neglected for years, however, now, development work at the park would be completed on priority.
He said development of the park was started many years ago, yet only 240 acres out of 750 acres could be developed which showed the negligence of formation concerned.
“No further delay in this regard would be tolerated,” he said.
Taking notice of inadequate lighting system, mayor directed to ensure proper lighting system in the park particularly along the jogging and walking tracks, kids play and other areas.
He directed to depute more security guards at entry gates so that visitors could be provided a safe environment.
He directed to install more light poles, plantation of more shady and fruit trees particularly along the natural stream flowing through the park in addition to cleanliness of stream.
He directed to carry out trimming of existing trees and removal of wild bushes to improve the general look of the park.