Islamabad, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman CDA along with Member Administration and Member Finance of the authority visited the Arts and Craft village on Wednesday. On the occasion, the administration decided that Arts and Craft village would be revived in accordance with its original theme.
The administration further directed that artisan’s pavilions will be given to govt’s of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir governments and artists and culture of all regions and areas will be highlighted in these six pavilions. It was also decided that existing food court will be renovated and after renovation it will be rented out through transparent process.
Furthermore it was also decided that Arts and Craft village will be declared Car Free Zone having designated car parking so that people particularly families could be provided a quality recreational venue. Instructions were issued to start rehabilitation work in the arts and craft village. In this connection landscaping of the arts and craft village will be improved, food courts and pavilions will be renovated in addition to provision of missing facilities in the venue. The site has been under adverse possession since its establishment and has remained mostly unutilised.
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Public Relations Directorate
Capital Development Authority (CDA)
Main Office, G-7/4, Islamabad