Car bazaar at sports complex planned.

ISLAMABAD -- The civic agency is now planning to conduct a weekly car bazaar on the premises of Pakistan Sports Complex as its earlier proposal of setting this facility on the right of way of Srinagar Highway would add to traffic load and cause congestion on the busy artery.

Capital Development Authority (CDA) ChairmanNoorul Amin Mengal in response to a question from a citizen at the Islamabad Literary Festival said: 'We are planning to conduct the weekly car bazaar at Pakistan Sports Complex and hopefully from next Sunday we will hold the first bazaar.'

Currently, there is no such official facility in Islamabad, but people do a small scale sale-and-purchase business in G-8 and G-9 Markaz on Sundays.

A weekly bazaar takes place on Friday on Murree Road in Rawalpindi while on every Sunday a major bazaar is set up in Taxila. Last week, the CDA management planned to start the weekly bazaar near Tarnol on the right of way of Srinagar Highway.

However, when the civic agency got feedback from...

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