New Islamabad Intenational Airport opened to public!
ISLAMABAD: The new Islamabad International Airport is booked to welcome universal flights Thursday onwards, yet there is no open transport administration to encourage natives in venturing out to and from the air terminal.
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Built at the cost of Rs105 billion, the new air terminal was introduced by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi toward the start of this current month.
The administration chose to introduce the new air terminal before the culmination of the metro transport track from Peshawar Mor to the new airplane terminal, which is 20km from Zero Point and more than 25km from Saddar, Rawalpindi.
The 26.5km metro transport track venture, worth Rs16 billion from Peshawar Mor to the air terminal is being executed by the National Highway Authority (NHA) and is yet to be finished.
Consummation of new metro transport track will take couple of more months, PC-I for acquiring transports has not been arranged yet
As indicated by an official Dawn addressed, the way toward getting transports is additionally yet to be done and even the PC-I of the undertaking has not been finished yet.
As indicated by sources, contractual workers will require a while for conveying the transports which must be fabricated particularly.
“I don’t figure the track will be operational in the following a half year, finish with the new transports, however activity can be begun when the track is finished with obtained transports from different courses, for example, from the Rawalpindi-Islamabad benefit or the Multan metro,” an authority said.
Without a transport benefit, travelers should depend on taxicabs and other private vehicles.
“The venture is in advance with very nearly 80pc of the work finished and the task will be finished inside the following two months,” said NHA venture executive Samiullah Chatta.
He said 70pc of the black-top work has additionally been finished alongside the street organize for different vehicles so private vehicles can achieve the airplane terminal easily.
Amid a gathering of a Senate standing board of trustees in January this year, NHA authorities had said the metro track from Peshawar Mor to the new airplane terminal will be finished by January while common work and work on the eight transport stations will be finished by May.
In February this year, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi paid heed to the vulnerability in regards to the task of the new metro transport benefit and furthermore composed a letter to the NHA in such manner.
The chief had coordinated the NHA to drift a demand for recommendations and to begin the offering procedure quickly for the acquisition of transport benefits alongside auxiliary administrations.
The effective bidder will be managed by an organization to be consolidated by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).
The chief has coordinated that the delicate archives and the demand for recommendations ought to unequivocally say that all agreements granted will accordingly be novated to a successor organization to be joined by the CDA for the activity and upkeep of the said transport line venture.
The letter from the Prime Minister’s Office, accessible with Dawn, says: “While checking on the advance of the new Islamabad airplane terminal, the PM has noted with worries that despite the fact that generous physical advance has been done as such far [in the development of the] metro transport hall, literally nothing has been done as such far to contract out obtainment, activity and upkeep and so forth of transport benefit itself”.
“Since Punjab Mass Transit Authority [the current administrator of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus] has communicated its failure to work this undertaking, the leader in perspective of people in general intrigue and the present confinements of CDA has satisfied to coordinate that NHA should instantly drift [the ask for proposals],” the letter says.