RAWALPINDI:

The construction of multi-storey six parking plazas in Rawalpindi has hauled up following the Ring Road scam.

The parking plazas were to be built on modern lines with a collective construction cost of Rs4.6 billion.

The parking lots had to be constructed for both cars and motorcycles and could generate heavy revenue for the Rawalpindi administration.

An official of district administration, requesting anonymity, told The Express Tribune that all six parking lot were included in the Annual Development Programme (ADP). These plazas were to be built in Kutcheri Chowk, Old GTS Bus Stand, Jinnah Road, Fifth Road Commercial Market, Fawara Chowk, Raja Bazaar, and Bani Market. He added that the process for land acquisition for five parking plazas was also in its last stages.

The official said that each of the six plazas were to have a parking capacity of between 800 to 1500 vehicles and 4,000 motorcycles. The collective construction cost of the…

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