Chairman CDA visits Rawal Dam area


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Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Maroof Afzal on Friday visited Rawal Dam area and reviewed the status of the state land, reportedly in illegal possession of the encroachers.
Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal visited the Rawal Dam area in the light of notice taken by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about encroachments and illegal possession by the encroachers and his subsequent directions to the Chairman in this regard.
On the occasion, members of the CDA Board and other senior officers of the Authority were also present.
After inspection of the area, Chairman CDA Maroof Afzal said fresh demarcation of the said land would be carried out. CDA Environment, Land directorate and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) would conduct the fresh demarcation.
He said that in light of the directions of Prime Minister, the land in adverse possession, would be retrieved from the encroachers, adding that all illegal structures and encroachments on the state land would be removed to restore the natural beauty of the area.
Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal said that no construction would be allowed at any cost till the fresh demarcation of the area around the Rawal Dam to protect the land from encroachers.
He said that the possession of the areas around Rawal Dam has been taken in light of the court’s order; however he added that fresh demarcation would be conducted and state land would be demarcated to ensure retrieval of state land.

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