Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has approved the construction of an underpass from Babu Sabu interchange to Ring Road, Gulshan-e-Ravi T-Junction, a news source reported on December 13.
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CM Elahi chaired a meeting of the governing body of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Monday (December 12). The minister agreed to give all housing schemes’ records, falling under the Ravi Development Authority (RUDA) areas, to the RUDA. It was also mentioned that the approved, pending, and illegal housing schemes’ records will be transferred to the authority.
During the meeting, the CM approved projects on 152 kanals of land, opposite the IT Tower on Ferozepur Road. The details revealed an IT Tower on 24 kanals, four commercial buildings, and a hospital on 59 kanals of land will be built. It was stated that parking facilities will be ensured in the new projects.
Moreover, the meeting to form the committee and sub-committee to deal with the affairs of the LDA. The amendments in the Land Use Regulation 2020 and building and zoning regulations were approved in the meeting. CM Elahi stated that safety and security and other rules and regulations must be kept in mind. He went on to say that the No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the neighbours before allowing the construction of apartments and 50% green area must be reserved on the roof.
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The news source disclosed that in principle approval was given for the construction and expansion of the Dubanpura exit road along with the construction and extension of the LDA City link road from Ferozepur Road to Kahna Kacha. The minister also approved the construction of a link road to connect LDA City to Defense Road to the Hudiara Drain Bridge.