ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) has taken physical possession of 90.8 acres of land for its Kuri Road Housing Scheme, planned to accommodate government officers at Kurri Road. A payment of Rs.445 million has also been made to the Capital Development Authority (CDA) as cost of land, sources at the Ministry of Housing and Works said here on Thursday. The sources said the design consultant had already been appointed and was working out the detailed specifications, layout, design, elevations and cost of the project. As per the anticipated time schedule, construction activities will start in March 2012 and completed in April 2014, they added.

CDA sanitary staff hailed: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Imtiaz Inayat Elahi on Thursday appreciated the sanitation staff at the Authority for their remarkable effort at keep the city clean and disposing of more than 60,000 offals of sacrificial animals from the federal capital. “These efforts deserve appreciation and the sanitary workforce deputed for the cleaning of the city will be given one addition salary as reward for their hard work on this special occasion,” he announced while presiding over a post-review meeting on the Eidul Adha cleanliness plan.