CDA LAUNCHES LANDSCAPING PROJECT
The Capital Development Authority (CDA) announced the launch of the landscaping project along the 25 km long Srinagar Highway on Tuesday.
Reportedly, the purpose of the project is to enhance the beauty of one of Islamabad’s main thoroughfares. Moreover, they have initiated this project under the banner of the Clean and Green Pakistan program.
As per a media report, the design elements of the project entail road safety requirements, plant selection, grass types, and earthworks.
According to a written statement by the CDA’s Director Environment, they have launched the landscaping project of Srinagar Highway under the direct supervision of the Environment Directorate. The report added that they have also started a landscaping project for public parks in the residential sectors.
Additionally, the CDA informed the media that it aims to revive 150 parks within the next two years.
SRINAGAR HIGHWAY PROJECT BY CDA
Officials from the CDA stated that the main purpose of these efforts is to make sure a cleaner and healthier environment in the capital city of Pakistan. They added that the Ministry of Climate Change is also overseeing the entire project. Hence, to ensure that it continues in accordance with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of a clean and green Pakistan.
CDA will also beautify the Srinagar Highway by planting ever green flowering plants. In addition, preparation of flower beds is underway for this purpose.
The Srinagar Highway continued to lose its beauty with the passage of time. Consequently, a time came when various segments of the society started raising voice to restore its beauty.
The official said the climate change ministry is also taking keen interest in beautification of Islamabad. And the civic authority is benefitting from the program launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Hence, to enhance green cover in the country.
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