Enforcement team has already cleared Nazimuddin Road of encroachments by Centaurus Mall

CDA accelerates operation to eradicate violations of right-of-way


Zafar Malik


Capital Development Authority (CDA) and ICT Administration Thursday accelerated the anti-encroachment operation in the capital city to eradicate violations from the right of ways.

These operations are being carried out simultaneously all over the city including Blue Area, Nazim-ud-Din Road, G.T Road, Margalla Road and other major avenues. During these operations, several barriers, guard rooms, entry gate, iron grills, electric generators and other encroachments installed on the right of way or beyond the plot line are being demolished.

The operations are being actively participated by the Enforcement Directorate, ICT Administration, Islamabad Police, Roads Directorate, Building Control Section,  and other concerned formations of the authority.

In this connection, CDA teams conducted an operation along the Main Nazim-ud-Din Road and razed different installments from the vicinity. During this operation, drop down barriers, entry gates, guard rooms, security cabins, parking sheds outer iron grills and other illegal installations from the front of Ufone Tower, Islamabad Stock Exchange Building, Saudi Pak Tower, State Life under construction building, SME bank building, Beverly Center, Green Tower, UBL building, NICL building and OGDCL building were demolished.

Similarly, another operation was conducted along the Main Margalla Raod sector F-6 and F-7 during this operation, 25 illegally constructed security cabins and two illegally installed generators outside plot line were removed.

Similarly another operation was conducted along the  Margalla Road in Sector F-10. During this operation 10 security cabins, eight gates, five generators, 15 road blockers, 16 supporting walls, 20 iron grills, ten lawns and 25 illegally installed fences were removed.

Similarly, action was taken at Chungi No. 26, along the G.T Road where an illegal bus stand namely Bilal Travels comprising a canopy, booking office and passengers waiting area, illegally constructed on state land, was demolished.