ISLAMABAD: The residents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi would enjoy drive-in cinema being launched at Parade Ground adjacent to Islamabad Highway from Dec18th.

The drive-in cinema project will be launched by Capital Development Authority (CDA) Jazz, and Activemedia.

According to organizers movies will be screened in the evenings from Friday to Sunday and will follow a week-wise theme ranging from classics to action, science fiction, fantasy and animations.

CDA Director General Environment Naveed Tareen, CCO Jazz Asif Aziz and M. Khan from Activemedia shared the details of the project with mediapersons.

They said that drive-in cinema will provide big screen experience to moviegoers during Covid-19 pandemic.

CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed, who played main role in launching the project, told Dawn that the drive-in cinema will provide entertainment to residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in safe environment during stressing time of Covid-19.

He said while sitting in their cars people will watch movies on big screen and they will use radio set for audio. “If this project attracts people, we will set up two or three more such facilities in Islamabad,” he said.

Replying to a question, the CDA director general said: “This is not a commercial project and the ticket price will be nominal and affordable,” he said.

Published in Dawn, December 9th, 2020

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