Ground breaking of DHA uplift project performed

KARACHI: Ground breaking of infrastructure development work in Sector “E” of Phase-VIII DHA was performed by Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani, in a simple ceremony held at the project site. Administrator DHA Brig Muhammad Abdullah received the Corps Commander and explained the salient features of the project.

It may be recalled that Ph-VIII constitutes almost 45% of DHA. Ph-VIII is divided into six sectors. Sector A&B have already been developed and opened for construction. Fast track infrastructure development works is currently going on in other 3 sectors which will be completed by this year. The infrastructure development of the only left over Sector “E” that commenced today includes construction of main roads, streets development, water supply, storm water drainage and sewerage lines.

The work is being under taken by NLC. Corps Commander directed DHA, NLC and the consultant to ensure quality and speed in the work on sound engineering practices. He also instructed that simultaneous work on various projects should be under taken so that development of Phase-VIII is completed at the earliest.