Work on Srinagar Highway landscaping kicked off
A sign on the Srinagar Highway in Islamabad.
- The CDA planted nearly 2,000 seedlings on the highway, but the effort did not produce the desired results.
- The design results included traffic safety requirements, plant selection, grass types and earthworks.
- Work on landscaping and beautifying the public parks in the residential area is also ongoing.
ISLAMABAD: Landscaping work on the 25 km long Srinagar Highway has been started by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to revive its beauty, the news reported Tuesday.
The project was started as part of the “Clean and Green Pakistan” program.
According to the details, the design results included traffic safety requirements, plant selection, grass types and earthworks.
The CDA planted nearly 2,000 seedlings on the Srinagar Highway, but the effort did not produce the desired results due to the low survival rate.
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The motorway is one of the main arteries of the capital and is also embellished by the planting of evergreen flowering plants. For this purpose, flower beds are currently being prepared.
The CDA director for the environment informed them in writing that the landscaping of the Srinagar Highway had been started by the environment directorate with the help of machines.
Work on landscaping and beautifying the public parks in the residential area is also ongoing and the city government is expected to revitalize more than 150 parks over the next few years.
Another official said the CDA is committed to providing the masses with an improved healthy and clean environment by planting more trees and flowers.
The official said the Climate Change Ministry also has a keen interest in the beautification of Islamabad, and the Citizens Authority is benefiting from the programs Prime Minister Imran Khan has started to improve green coverage in the country.