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Recreation & generating revenue

Published Jan 05, 2013 03:12am

We often witness inauguration of new public parks, grounds, etc., with much fanfare. However, the majority of such public places lose charm and the interest of the people owing to lack of maintenance of the amenities.

To resolve this issue, it is suggested that in every such project of public welfare at least 10 per cent of the total allocated area is dedicated to commercial activities like developing a shopping area, food court, mini-golf course, drive-in cinema, etc and leased out.

M. Saif      Islamabad

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Khanm
Jan 05, 2013 01:40pm
Good idea and probably in near future they will tax the air you breathe