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On the Margalla : CDA thwarts road project, for now

ISLAMABAD: The civic authorities have managed to temporarily disrupt construction of a road through the Margalla Hills National Park to connect the capital with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) stopped work on the project temporarily and confiscated heavy machinery.

A private land developer — who allegedly owns 2,600 kanals on the rear side of Margalla Hills within the territorial limits of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) — with the help of local land holders and a ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) member of the National Assembly from Abbottabad, intend to develop a housing society at the land.

The plan involves the construction of a road to give entrance to the proposed housing society from Islamabad………………. Read More