ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday performed the groundbreaking of four development projects for Islamabad.
The projects include Rawal Dam Chowk Interchange, Construction of PWD underpass, and Korang Bridge at Islamabad Expressway and Phase One of development works at I-15 Residential Project.
These projects will be executed by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).
The Rawal Dam Chowk Interchange is a Traffic Management Solution project that will be completed by the CDA through its own financial resources in 24 months.
The Construction of Korang Bridge and PWD Underpass project will also be executed by the CDA in 15 and 7 months respectively.
The projects will be funded through the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP).
The projects are aimed at de-congesting traffic flow in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) area enabling the residents of the Federal Capital to commute without any traffic hassle and save the travel time besides making the traffic flow smooth along Islamabad Expressway and link roads to adjoining areas.
Prime Minister Imran Khan appreciated the role of the CDA in the development of the housing sector and the steps being taken to ensure better traffic management in Islamabad.
Imran Khan emphasized upon ensuring the protection of green areas of the Federal Capital during the execution of these development projects.