Presently, there is a continuous war between the government and the bureaucracy about who should be getting the power of the Capital Development Authority (CDA).
In this background, the government has got the plans of taking the services of the international experts regarding urban planning and sustainable architecture for developing the new Islamabad Master Plan keeping in mind the latest techniques and needs.
As per the available sources, the government has made a significant discovery about the matter. It has found the only PhD on the master plan of the capital. The individual is a Pakistani national, employed in Brussels for more than a span of 20 years. He has voluntarily agreed to work on the master plan of Islamabad.
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An expert on sustainable urban development—Professor Dr Ahmed Zaib Khan has given agreement of working with the federal government and plan out a new master plan for the federal capital that would be accounting for the latest and sustainable architecture and urban trends.
Dr Khan is well versed in making master plans for the development of urban areas in the European Union, Africa and Latin America.
As per him, he has been serving the world with his abilities and it is now time that he should return his services to his country and his people. He further said that he wants to work purely on voluntarily basis and don’t ask for anything in return from Pakistan.
Regarding the ongoing tussle between the government and the CDA officials, as per reports, the top officials of CDA have recently tried a hidden move of keeping their control over the affairs by taking over the CDA’s Board of Directors (BOD).