ISLAMABAD A transport plan is under way which would be materialised in two phases to provide a comfortable public transport system to the citizens of the capital on special directions of the Prime Minister. Chief Commissioner Islamabad Shahid Mahmood said this while talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industries who met him in his office. The President of Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industries headed the delegation. While giving details of the plan, he said that in the first phase, a transport system would be launched for the school children as well as college students including students of private schools to provide them pick and drop facilities. In the second phase, a decent and comfortable transport system of international standards would be introduced for the general masses of the capital, he added. He said that Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) was holding necessary consultations with all the stakeholders in this regard to finalise the details of the project. Chief Commissioner Islamabad said that ICT Administration was also taking steps to address the problems of traders community in a befitting manner and a committee headed by the ADC (G) Islamabad had been given the task to solve the problems between tenants and landlords of shops amicably. The administration was also streamlining parking arrangements in the markets in co-operation with the traders community and CDA, he added. He said that the issue of encroachments in the markets would also solved by taking the traders community on board. Chief Commissioner Islamabad Shahid Mahmood said that the administration had also decided to provide better health care facilities to the people in the rural areas and had approved some projects for renovation and repair of health facilities in the rural areas with the aim to provide better health facilities to the people. He said that the PC-1 for construction of District Headquarters Hospital with modern health facilities having 200 beds for the rural area would also be shortly submitted to the Planning and Development Division for approval and allocation of funds. This facility will reduce the burden of patients on Pakistan Institute if Medical Sciences (PIMS) and Polyclinic and will provide best health care facilities to people of rural areas, he maintained.