Islamabad: The capital city administration has decided to create a separate wing dedicated to repairing, maintaining and upkeeping of Faisal Mosque, as per the news published on May 7. The new wing will have a full team of horticulture, maintenance, electrical and civil works.
It was announced that the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to launch repair and overhauling of the landmark mosque and has prepared a PC-1 worth 250 million. The PC-I that’s prepared by CDA Engineering Wing will be tabled before the authority chairman for approval. The authority has also decided to allocate PKR 200 million from its own funds for the rehabilitation effort.
According to the press release, CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed has ordered engineering and finance members of the authority to formulate PC-1 for the complete and comprehensive renovation of Faisal Mosque. It was highlighted that no major renovation of the mosque has been executed in the last four decades.
Furthermore, Chairman Ahmed has also ordered the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) to not issue a license or contract for parking fees’ collection to make the place available to all visitors.