ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Wednesday kicked of development work in Sector I-11 after getting the land in sector vacated.

A meeting to this effect was held at CDA headquarters on Wednesday, which was presided by the CDA Chairman Engineer Farkhand Iqbal. The affectees of the area and senior officers of the authority participated in meeting.

The Chairman said on this occasion that CDA had formulated a strategy to get the land under adverse possession vacated and carry out the development in the stalled sector. He said genuine demands of affectees had been met and due compensation had been paid to resolve the chronic problems of adverse possession in the Sector I-11. He said the engineering wing of the authority had formally started development work. He said the development work in the sector would be carried out at the first phase to facilitate the allottees as they were facing problems since many years.

He said that he was committed to get all the CDA land vacated from the adverse possession in an amicable way. He said the development process of the other sectors including I-15, D-12 and E-12 would be expedited.

Iqbal said the development of the stalled sector would not only solve the problem of shortage of housing units in the Capital but also establish the writ of the authority. He said a constant monitoring of the land vacated from adverse possession would be carried out and pickets would be established in the area. He said he would soon visit the stalled sectors and would take up the issues with the affectees of the areas to find out the amicable solution. He said CDA had faced no resistance in development work of Sector I-11 and had resolved the chronic issue.