Work on DHA projects to be accelerated

KARACHI – Defence Housing Authority Administrator Brig (r) Brig Muhammad Abdullah asked the DHA City Karachi consultants and engineers to complete the ongoing projects speedily with a holistic and integrated approach.Chairing a meeting with Steering Committee at DHA’s Main Office to review the progress of the ongoing development projects in DHA City Karachi’s (DCK), Super Highway, he said that the projects of construction of watch towers and DCK Main Entrance Gate should be given priority and completed at the earliest. He asked the DCK consultants and engineers to complete the ongoing projects speedily with a holistic and integrated approach.

DCK Project Director Brig (r) Muhammad Rafique appraised the Steering Committee about the progress of ongoing projects under Immediate Action Plan at DCK site. Some of these projects include construction of Boundary Wall and Track, Watch Towers, DCK Main Entrance Gate, Staff Accommodation, DCK Visitors Centre and DCK Central Facility Building etc.Feasibility study on renewable energy project, alternate water works and environmental impact assessment (EIA) were also going on while water exploration work in the area was being completed with success.

DCK Chief Consultant, Engineer Arif Osmani informed the Steering Committee that the projects under the Short Term Development Plan (STDP) which include construction of major roads, sector development works including internal roads, water supply, sewerage, storm water drainage, electricity and gas works would start soon and completed as per the stipulated time line to make the area livable in near future.DCK Chief Consultant Prof Spiro Pollalis said that the DCK was a sustainable project which was being developed to provide a unique lifestyle to its residents. He added that an international health care city and an international university would also be established at DCK. He reiterated that DCK would be developed as a fully sustainable city with a balanced economy and integrated society.Source: http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/karachi/28-Nov-2012/work-on-dha-projects-to-be-accelerated