ISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has sealed six more houses in F-6/1 in continuation of operation against nonconforming use of residential units and other violations of building by-laws.

Enforcement Directorate and Building Control Magistrate of the CDA took part in the operation. During the operation House No. 49 situated in Street 32 being used as boutique showroom, House No 4 situated in Street 4 being used as art gallery, House No 15 situated at School Road being used as gym, House No 41 situated in Street 38 used for office purpose, House No 20 situated at 7th Avenue being used as furniture décor, and House No 39 situated in Street 32 being used as boutique centre were sealed.

Meanwhile, the Authority Tuesday also established a free medical camp at Gokina village of Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP) area, which the CDA Member Environment Dr Kazim Niaz termed as first practical step towards a long-term partnership programme with local communities.

The programme is meant to uplift the local communities and to ensure the protection and preservation of MHNP. Under this partnership programme CDA in collaboration with the National Rural Support Program (NRSP) would initiate different social and welfare projects, which will not only support in uplifting the living standards of local communities but will also help in improving their social and economic conditions.

Senior doctors of CDA Capital Hospital and paramedical staff conducted medical check up and different clinical tests of the local residents.

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) has provided the medicine free of cost.

In second phase another medical camp would be established in Tilhar Village on December 13.

On the occasion, doctors briefed the Member Environment that local community women are facing problem of deficiency of Iodine. Member Environment said that CDA would provide all sort of assistance to minimize the threats of diseases.

He said that for the uplift of the local community different welfare programs would be initiated in these areas, which includes the provision of bio gas facility to the residents which would be helpful in reducing the use of wood as domestic fuel.

He said that for improving the economic conditions of these areas different vocational centres would be established in collaboration with National Rural Support Program, which would be helpful in providing employment opportunities in the area.