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Annual sacrificial animal market delays due to not setting of venue.

Islamabad -- The matter of annual sacrificial animal market has delayed due to not determining the proper venue, which was to hold to facilitate the commuters of twin cities.

As per details, the contractors have boycotted the auction of annual sacrificial animals market due to change of venue by Capital Development Authority's municipal administration. The market of sacrificial animals held annually by CDA in sector I-11 but this time administration of the civic body decided to hold it at Sangjani, near Islamabad.

The buyers of the sacrificial animal have to face the problems as Eid-ul-Azha was approaching due to change of venue of animal market.

That is why, few contractors took part in the auction and said to Director Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) Shahbaz Tahir that if CDA wants to hold sacrificial animal market at Sangjani, then it should pay Rs. 200 million to contractors. On this Director (DMA) responded in harsh words to contractors that holding of animal market in sector I-11 was not possible due to cases in local courts, therefore it was going to held at Sanjgani.

The director (DMA) suggested to contractors that you can also give auction the other venues including B-12, Taramari and Khana Pul, however, the contractors have refused the give auction and it has ended result less.

CDA had advertised to auction the proposed animal market on September 9 few days before in national dailies, if this market was auctioned without advertisement, it would be the violation of Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules.

Contacted to know the details in this regard, it could not succeeded to contact with spokesman of civic body Mr. Ramzan Sajid despite repeated efforts.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 10, 2015
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