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Govt taking measures to bring rural areas of Islamabad at par with urban area: Asad
November 27, 2021

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Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said government is taking concrete measures to bring rural areas of Islamabad at par with its urban area through provision of all basic facilities.

Addressing a public gathering virtually in Islamabad this afternoon (Saturday), he said the government has ensured the 50 percent quota of Islamabad locals in federal jobs from Grade 1 to 15.

The Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted the Islamabad Master Plan Commission which is working on a plan to end the difference between rural and urban areas of the Federal Capital in terms of facilities.

He said whole Federal Capital will be under Islamabad Mayor while CDA will function as the only regulatory body.

The Minister said the commission will accomplish its plan till June next year and people will witness development projects in the Federal Capital.