Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Wednesday announced its decision to launch a massive anti-encroachment drive in the city, a news source reported. As per the details revealed, the drive is set to begin today (Thursday).
During the CDA anti-encroachment drive, the officials concerned would remove constructions beyond the plot lines. These encroachments include obstructions on roads, streets, and pedestrian pathways, barbed wires and fences found around buildings, car or parking sheds, security apparatus, animals and birdcages, lawns and gardens, and electric generators. The CDA officials would also target illegally occupied state land in front of commercial buildings and industrial complexes, high-rises, government, residential, institutional, and government residences within the sectorial areas of Islamabad.
The ICT Administration, Islamabad police, MCI, and other formations concerned would participate in this campaign. Previously, CDA had warned the general public multiple times against encroaching footpaths roads, green belts, and state land in the capital. The authority had stated that it would take strict action against those found to be violators. To remove these encroachments, CDA has now initiated this massive campaign across the city.