DHA City karachi - Latest Development
Visit of Commander 5 Corps
Karachi, May 05 2009: A new model
residential estate ‘DHA City’ is coming up on Super Highway
soon. This was stated by Administrator DHA Brig Khalid Tirmizi in a briefing
given to Commander 5 Corps and President Executive Board DHA, Lt. Gen
Shahid Iqbal who visited the project site this morning.
DHA City is
a new residential cum commercial venture spread over an area of
approx 12000 acres of land which is being developed by DHA Karachi
on a land acquired from Govt of Sindh. The new upcoming project
is being planned in accordance with modern town planning concepts
and will have a number of wide roads and adequate green and open
areas developed in the backdrop of semi hilly terrain and picturesque
landscape. DHA City has a 4 Kms frontage on Super Highway and is
located at approx twenty to twenty five minutes drive from Karachi
Airport. The area is interspersed with a number of wells and natural
springs whose water is fit for human consumption.
Corps Commander asked DHA to expedite the process of topographical survey and to start master planning of the area at the earliest. He advised DHA to adopt sector wise approach in its development strategy so as to acquire credibility, professional efficacy and trust of people. He said that the first phase of new DHA City should accommodate people from all segments of society.
He asked DHA to co-ordinate with Govt of Sindh and CDGK to seek their help for getting alignment of the circular Railway with the new city. He said that existence of mass transit system was vital for future development of any city. Director Creek City stated that all civic and basic facilities in the area will be made available at residents’ doorstep with the help and co-ordination of City Government.
instructed DHA to immediately set up the project office at the site
to make a mark and to accelerate the process of project development.
He also asked DHA to ensure holding of balloting for the plots in
the first phase at the earliest and to expedite arrangements for
the formal launching of the scheme in the near future.
He further asked DHA to make immediate arrangements
for provision medical and health facilities to the local population
in the vicinity of the area to win their confidence and good will.
Director Creek City said that the area has a most stable layout for construction with a firm soil having adequate strength to bear the load of high rise buildings. He also stated that 72” water pipelines of K-3 and K-4 projects and the main gas supply line was passing in the near vicinity of DHA City.
Brig Khalid Tirmizi stated that DHA City was a virgin piece of land with beautiful natural landscapes, undulating grounds and landscape features. He stressed that DHA would develop the land according to the contemporary trends of town planning to make it the most sought-after stretch of residential estate, and a land of new beginnings for the future.