ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Islamabad Capital Administration (ICT) jointly carried out a gigantic operation against the illegal encroachments / constructions on the right of way of G.T Road and demolished several buildings, shops, boundary walls and illegal constructions from the vicinity and retrieved state land from the illegal encroachers / occupants.
The operations were participated by Director Enforcement, CDA Faheem Badshah, Assistant Commissioner, ICT, Saad Bin Asad and relevant officers and staff of ICT, National Highways Authority, officers of Land and Rehabilitation Directorate, Revenue staff ICT. While heavy contingent of police was deployed and in order to, cater any unpleasant situation with the backup of Rangers were also deployed during the operation. Furthermore, the heavy machinery of MPO Directorate was utilized during the operation. During the operation, illegal encroachments/constructions on the right of way of G.T Road, from Tarnol Phatak towards Peshawar more were completely demolished and state land was retrieved from the illegal encroachers/occupants.
During the operation, 100 illegal shops, 08 rooms, 02 hotel, 16 sheds, 06 kiosks, 06 Stairs,12 Washrooms and 25 Boundry Walls on state land were completely demolished.
It is pertinent to mention here that operation was conducted after the demarcation carried out by the Revenue Staff of CDA, ICT and NHA. During the operation which was initiated on Sunday against the illegal encroachments on the right of way of GT road and CDA is gradually speeding up the anti-encroachment drive and expending its domain.