Islamabad: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that projects worth Rs 30 Billion have been envisaged for the federal capital.
He said the ground breaking of signal free Islamabad expressway from Koral to Rawat will be performed after Eidul Azha whilst the coverage of Islamabad Safe City project will be enhanced from thirty to one hundred percent during the current fiscal year.
The Interior Minister said the transport service launched on Thursday will cater to the urban and rural population of the federal capital. He said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has always given special importance to bring ease and comfort in the life of common man.
Giving details of other initiatives, the Interior Minister said that the salary of Islamabad police has been brought at par with that of Punjab police. Similarly, the FC has been made anti-riot force after amendments in certain rules to deal with miscreants and anarchists.
The Interior Minister said an outstanding amount of 1.22 billion rupees has been disbursed amongst the bereaved families of martyrs and those who died during service.
Earlier, the Chairman CDA briefed the Prime Minister about the blue and green line transport service. He said a command and control center is also being established to manage the system of metro and other transport service in the capital.