Water surface presents ugly look at Lake View Park

ISLAMABAD: The surface of Rawal Lake at the Lake View Park is presenting an ugly look due to the unattended garbage contamination from the lake.The Lake View Park’s management is minting money by charging entry fees of Rs 20 per adult and Rs 10 per child, and hundreds of families daily visit the park, but there is no mechanism to keep the water surface clean. Najib Khan, 29, a visitor said, “ the Lake View Park is a beautiful place in the recreational spots of the capital, but the water on the edge of the lake is presenting a bad look due to the garbage heaps visible on the surface.”Another visitor, Nabeela Ahmad said that there is a dire need that the Lake View Park’s management should keep the water surface clean and beautiful, adding that particularly on the corners of lake, the garbage heaps are visible. Another visitor expressed concerns over the overall cleanliness of the park, saying that the park management has failed to keep the park tidy and water clean. The visitors demanded that the CDA’s higher authorities should take notice of the negligence and issue strict instruction to save the environment and beauty of the park.When contacted, a park official claimed that the management was keeping the surface clean, but due to the on going heavy rains, the garbage keep flowing towards the tail end. He rejected that it was all because of the negligence by the lake authorities. 

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