150 surveillance cameras to be installed in the capital


ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with the Islamabad police would install 150 surveillance cameras at different locations of the federal capital to control the street crimes and traffic problems.This was decided during a meeting held on Saturday at the CDA Headquarters, headed by Amir Ali Ahmad. Islamabad Additional Inspector General (AIG) Sultan Azam Temori, Nescom managing director and other officers were also present on the occasion.It was decided that the installation of the surveillance cameras at various locations in the capital would be initiated soon. These surveillance cameras would be linked to the security system that would be established in Islamabad on a large scale for effective monitoring. These surveillance cameras would not only help control street crimes and traffic issues but also help control encroachments in the city.Meanwhile, CDA Chairman Maroof Afzal visited the Kashmir Highway and the Islamabad Highway and reviewed the progress on the construction work of flexible pavements on Kashmir Highway expansion project. The CDA Engineering Wing briefed Afzal on the ongoing construction work on the Kashmir Highway expansion project. The CDA chairman directed the Engineering Wing to expedite the pace of construction work with quality on the Kashmir Highway expansion project, as it was the best inter-provincial connection with the federal capital and feasible for the commuters. The CDA chairman said that it should be completed within the due time, adding that no compromise on quality would be tolerated. He also reviewed the progress on the Kashmir Highway expansion project between Peshawar Morr and Golra sections.Later on, Afzal visited different areas where he inspected the painted poles. He expressed his dissatisfaction over the painted poles on Islamabad Highway and directed the Engineering Wing to repaint the poles on the expenses of the contractor and ensure quality and cleanliness.The CDA chairman also paid visits to review the progress about the repairs, lane marking, and beautification work on different roads and highways of the city. He directed the authorities concerned to complete the ongoing development work with quality. He added that the delay in the development would not be tolerated. Afzal urged the officers to monitor the ongoing development work on a daily basis, adding that he would pay surprise visits to the sites for the inspection of the ongoing development work so that it could be completed within due time.

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