Islamabad: The master plan commission for Islamabad will benefit from the services of a hired consultant soon, a news source reported.
The sub-committee, constituted for developing the master plan, presented the terms of reference (TORs) for hiring the consultant. It also presented a draft for the Expression of Interest (EOI) advertisement. Before the finalisation of the draft, the commission will conduct further deliberation over it.
The second sub-committee, which is responsible for finalising the areas to be studied for the master plan, shared its recommendations and proposals before the commission.
Additionally, the commission has requested a consolidated and comprehensive report within two weeks. It also plans to hold public hearings on various aspects of the master plan. For this purpose, Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) Director General will present a proposal in the timeframe mentioned. It will outline the organisation of workshops for professionals and other stakeholders.
Retired civil servants, residents of the city, residents of slums, members of the business community & the chambers of commerce, media personnel, former Capital Development Authority (CDA) chairmen, professionals, and students will be invited to the workshops and public hearings.