Karachi, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT): DHA Phase-VIII spread over an area of 4,151 acres constitute approx 45% of entire DHA area and is the most well planned and modern phase of the Housing Authority. Phase-VIII is now under a mega development strategy, where various development works are progressing under the supervision of professional developers at a fast pace. Administrator DHA visited DHA Phase-VIII Directorate and chaired a meeting in which the progress of the ongoing development works was reviewed and pragmatic decisions were taken to ensure completion of projects on sound engineering and technical basis.
Project Director Phase-VIII said that the infrastructure development works of all left over projects in Phase-VIII have almost been completed. Electricity infrastructure work with support of K-Electric is progressing well while SSGC is laying gas pipelines in various sectors speedily. The Administrator was briefed about E-tagging system being implemented with the combination of sophisticated surveillance and computer system at all major roads in Phase-VIII for enhanced security and also on the status of newly developed modern graveyard in Phase-VIII. Administrator directed that all projects should be completed expeditiously with proper engineering planning and foresight in a transparent manner. He also directed that provision of basic amenities should be ensured in left over sectors of Phase-VIII before they are opened for construction.
Administrator later visited a street in a Phase-VIII sector to see the newly installed street lights and appreciated the quality and standard of work. He also visited Defence Authority Creek Club in Phase-VIII to see the progress of ongoing refurbishment / renovation work of squash courts. Administrator directed that revamping of squash courts be completed as per the international standards at the earliest.
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