ICC Voices Against Mushroom Encroachments In Federal Capital

ICC voices against mushroom encroachments in Federal Capital

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -26th Augst,2016) : Islamabad Citizens Committee (ICC) has expressed concern over mushroom encroachments in various sectors of Federal Capital besides lack of civic amenities. While highlighting various problems being faced by residents at a press conferences,President, ICC, Latif Ahmad Rana and other office-bearers said, Islamabad needs attention of Capital Development Authority (CDA) to maintain its beauty. They claimed that till now the elected members of local bodies have not been fully empowered to resolve problems of the people. The decisions for functioning of Local Bodies in Islamabad, regarding powers of elected members and resources, in line with municipal corporations of other major cities were left to be decided later.

The President ICC was of the view that the municipal's resources were being availed by influential people while the common man is deprived of the same and his problems have been left unattended. In order to continue this state of affairs, the local body's representatives were not being handed over their due administrative powers. Latif Ahmed Rana demanded that adequate powers, in accordance with elected bodies of other cities, be handed over to the Local Body's representatives of Islamabad forthwith.