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Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi Unveils Five Initiatives to Transform Capital into Model City

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqv

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has announced five significant initiatives aimed at enhancing citizen services and transforming the capital into a model city.

During a visit to the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Headquarters, Naqvi outlined plans for the establishment of the Capital Emergency Services, Capital Waste Management Company, Capital Safe City Authority, Central Business District (CBD), and Capital Wasa, according to a press release issued on Tuesday.

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqv

Naqvi has assigned CDA Chairman and Chief Commissioner Mohammad Ali Randhawa a special task to implement these initiatives. In addition, he met with staff from Ambulance 1122 and the Fire Brigade, urging them to continue their diligent and efficient service. The integration of emergency services, including ambulance, fire brigade, and water rescue, under the Capital Emergency Services, was a key focus of his announcements. Residents can access these services by dialing 1122.

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The minister emphasized the establishment of a unified emergency control room, enhanced with GPS tracking to monitor vehicle movements. He also highlighted the importance of specialized training for emergency staff and announced the creation of new Emergency Service 1122 stations in Islamabad, alongside merit-based recruitment for vacant positions. The number of ambulances in the capital will be increased to ensure better service coverage.

CDA Chairman Mohammad Ali Randhawa, Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon, and other emergency service officials were present during the minister’s visit. The initiatives are part of a broader effort to improve service delivery and enhance the quality of life for Islamabad’s residents.