Islamabad - Mayor Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that problems of genuine affectees of Islamabad would be resolved on priority basis so that they could be able to play due role in making Islamabad a model city.

He expressed these views while chairing a high-level meeting held here at CDA headquarters here yesterday. The meeting was attended by Member Engineering and other senior officers of relevant formations.

During the meeting, issues which are obstructing development activities in sector C-15, E-12 and Park Enclave were discussed and possible solutions and suggestions in this context were discussed at length.

On this occasion, the Mayor said that being elected representatives of the city, public opinion will be given importance while resolving different issues particularly those pertaining to the affectees of Islamabad.

He asked the genuine affectees to indentify fake affectees so that deserving people could be facilitated and fake elements could be discouraged.

Sheikh Anser Aziz said that the development of sectors, which were opened years ago, is among top priorities and in this context, procedures related to payment of compensations and policy regarding allotment of plots in lieu of built up properties, is being improved to ensure transparency.

He said that soon after assuming the responsibilities of chairman CDA, record of land and estate was sealed to find out irregularities in this regard. He said that strict action will be taken against the officials and officers involved in these irregularities.

He directed the engineering wing to coordinate with elected representatives and amicably resolve the longstanding issues so that stalled development work could be reinitiated. He said that the government has entrusted the responsibility of development of the city on the elected representatives, which will help in early resolution of problems of the organization and affectees and elected representatives will play their role in this context in their respective areas.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz directed the officers of enforcement and land directorate to visit these sectors so that issues could be resolved and allottees of these sectors could be able to build houses on their plots. He said that vigorous operation in collaboration with Islamabad District Administration (ICT) would be conducted to vacate illegal possession from CDA acquired land.

Sheikh Anser Aziz directed to take consolidated steps to remove hurdles in the development of sectors E-12, C-15 and Park Enclave. He also directed the finance wing to release funds for the provision of gas and electricity facility in Park Enclave, Phase-I.