ISLAMABAD, DEC 16 (DNA) – Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the Main Civic Centre, G-6 Markaz (Melody Market) Islamabad was an important commercial centre of the federal capital, but was facing many problems due to the lack of development works, therefore, he urged that CDA should focus on better development of G-6 Markaz, Melody Market by addressing its key issues to facilitate the traders in promoting trade activities.
He said this while addressing a delegation of Traders Welfare Association (TWA), Main Civic Centre, G-6 Markaz, Islamabad that called on him led by President Syed Syed Adil Anis. Zahid Butt Senior Vice President, Bilal Khan Secretary General, Raja Kanwar Finance Secretary, Naeem Khan Press Secretary and others were in the delegation.
Abdul Rehman Khan Vice President ICCI, Mian Akram Farid Chairman Founder Group, Khalid Chaudhry, Muhammad Hussain and others were also present at the occasion.
Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that the road from Melody Chowk to Aabpara Chowk was closed from both sides due to the security arrangements for NAB office, but closure of the road was creating a lot of problems for the traders and the commuters.
He said that the Supreme Court in a decision had ordered for removal of all such barriers and emphasized that CDA should remove barriers to clear the said road to streamline the traffic flow. He assured that ICCI would cooperate with TWA, G-6 Markaz for resolving the key issues of its members.
Abdul Rehman Khan Vice President ICCI and Mian Akram Farid Chairman Founder Group said that infrastructure for the fruits & vegetable market was ready in Melody Market and CDA should make it functional through advertisement. They further said that CDA should arrange the cutting of trees and plantation of flowers trees in the melody market for its beautification.
Speaking at the occasion, Syed Adil Anis President and Bilal Khan Secretary General, Traders Welfare Association, G-6 Markaz, Islamabad said that many streetlights in the Melody Market were out of order since long and emphasized that CDA should restore them without further delay.
They said that the roads and footpaths in G-6 Markaz needed proper repair and maintenance and CDA should accelerate efforts for carpeting of roads and repair of footpaths. They said that a filtration plant was needed in Melody Market for clean drinking water and CDA should arrange its installation.=DNA