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Security cameras to be installed in parks of Islamabad

Islamabad : October 15, 2020 Capital Development Authority has decided to install security cameras in parks in Islamabad. The decision for installation of security cameras in parks has been taken with objective to provide safe and secure environment to the people visiting the parks and to keep watch on vile elements. Parks Directorate has been directed to work in liaison with ICT police in this regard. Capital Development Authority has further decided to discourage and penalize littering by motorists on roads. For this purpose Capital Development Authority has decided to work in collaboration with safe city project which will provide imagery of motorists littering on roads. The motorists littering on road detected by safe city project cameras will be fined subsequently. A control room will be established for this purpose. Relevant formation of Capital Development Authority has been directed to work in lion with safe city project to evolve a workable mechanism for this purpose.  These decisions were taken in a meeting held at CDA Headquarters on Thursday. Chairman Capital Development Authority presided over the meeting. Senior officers of Capital Development Authority and ICT Police attended the meeting. The meeting was held in the back drop of providing safe and secure environment to the people visiting parks as part of a comprehensive strategy to provide maximum facilities to the residents of Islamabad after shifting of four directorates from MCI to CDA.

Islamabad is witnessing a major upward shift in provision of municipal services to its residents after the government recently decided to shift four directorates from Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad to Capital Development Authority following large scale complaints of MCI inefficiency. Accordingly, from day one of taking over these four directorates, Capital Development Authority in line with directions of Chairman CDA has been tirelessly engaged with provision of maximum civic facilities to people of Islamabad. MPO Directorate is carrying on carpeting work on Islamabad Expressway and providing machinery to other formations for other civic works. Environment Wing has almost removed wild growth from entire city while maintenance work in parks is in full swing. CDA has completed illumination of F-9 Park and work for repair and maintenance of street lights around the city is also proceeding swiftly .In eight days , CDA has removed 5200 tons of garbage from the city.