Islamabad—Mayor Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has inaugurated the Club House here at Markaz F-6 on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was participated by officers of CDA and Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), elected representatives and residents of the city. Sheikh Anser Aziz said provision of quality recreational facilities in the federal capital was among our top priorities. He said at the time of establishment of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), construction of Club House was being carried out at slow pace; however, concerned formations were directed to complete this public welfare project at the earliest.
He said MCI had taken concrete steps for provision of healthy and recreational facilities in the city.
He said in order to eliminate monopoly of a specific group and ensure access of general public to these grounds, MCI had started retrieving control of grounds from illegal occupants. He said the residents of the capital city particularly the youth of Islamabad, had first right over these grounds where they could not only play their games but would also help flourish their talents.
Mayor said all play grounds of the city were being up-graded on modern lines and provision of missing and state-of-the-art facilities was also being ensured.
He said the elected representatives had been tasked not only to take care of the grounds but ensure the access of general public of their respective rectors in these grounds. Anser Aziz was briefed that construction of the Club House was started in 2009 to provide recreational facilities to the residents of the city, however, its construction was unexpectedly delayed due Van Guard Book Shop and Kabli Restaurant present adjacent to the site.
He was briefed that the revised PC-1 amounting to Rs.112.585 million was approved in Year 2014. He was also informed that after getting control on concerned formation, all out efforts were made to complete this project at earliest.
Sheikh Anser Aziz was informed that the Club House comprises upon ground plus two storey building, covering an area of 138×66 square yards, where facilities like men’s gym, conference hall, dining hall, changing rooms, kids play areas, sports shops and other facilities had been provided.