A news source said on December 13 that Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has approved the building of an underpass from Babu Sabu interchange to Ring Road, Gulshan-e-Ravi T-Junction.
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Monday, CM Elahi led a meeting of the Lahore Development Authority’s (LDA) governing body (December 12). The minister agreed to give the Ravi Development Authority (RUDA) all the records for housing schemes that are in areas where the RUDA is in charge. It was also said that the records of all approved, pending, and illegal housing plans will be sent to the authority.
During the meeting, the CM gave the go-ahead for projects on 152 kanals of land on Ferozepur Road, near the IT Tower. Details showed that a 24-kanal IT Tower, four commercial buildings, and a 59-kanal hospital will be built. It was said that parking will be available in the new projects.
Also, the meeting to set up the committee and subcommittee to handle LDA business. At the meeting, the changes to the Land Use Regulation 2020 and the building and zoning rules were approved. CM Elahi said that safety, security, and other rules and regulations must be kept in mind. He went on to say that a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) must be given by the neighbors before apartments can be built, and that 50% of the roof must be left green.
The news source said that the plans to build and expand the Dubanpura exit road and to build and extend the LDA City link road from Ferozepur Road to Kahna Kacha had been approved in principle. The minister also gave permission to build a road that will connect LDA City, Defense Road, and the Hudiara Drain Bridge.