Commissioner orders peri-urban plan of Pindi district.

RAWALPINDI -- Divisional Commissioner Saqib Manan on Monday directed Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), Local Government and other departments to prepare peri-urban structure plans as soon as possible.

A meeting for preparation of Regional Development Plans (RDP) for district Rawalpindi and peri-urban structure plans for tehsil headquarters of Rawalpindi district was held on Monday at Rawalpindi Development Authority conference room. The meeting was chaired by the Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Saqib Manan.

Mott MacDonald Pakistan Company's consultant given a detailed presentation about regional development plans. He said that consultant has worked extensively for preparation of regional development plans of four Tehsils of Rawalpindi which include Gujar Khan, Taxila, Kallar Syedan and Kahuta and has shared data with local governments concerned for verification and their inputs.

It was also decided that a coordination committee will be notified comprising planning officers of local governments and RDA for coherent work of urban plan and regional development plan.

The Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Saqib Manan appreciated work of the Consultant and sensitized him that remaining deliverables may be completed well within time after associating all stakeholders and the general public as well.

He directed the Director General RDA Mohammad Saif Anwar Jappa that RDA should work more on master plan. He said we have to do this work very soon.

The Director General Mohammad Saif Anwar Jappa apprised other members of the meeting and told Commissioner Rawalpindi that RDA through its consultant is already...

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