Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation

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The Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (Urdu: بلدیہ عظمی اسلام آباد‎) is the municipal authority that governs Islamabad Capital Territory in Pakistan. The corporation is headed by the mayor of Islamabad, and its executive branch consists of 77 elected local government members; comprising 50 union council chairmen and 27 reserved seatholders.[1]

The IMC presently has 11,000 employees and was created as a result of the bifurcation of Capital Development Authority (CDA), with the majority of municipal services transferring to the new body. IMC's responsibilities include urban planning, road maintenance, environment control, building control, water supply, sanitation, and other services.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PML-N candidate elected as first-ever mayor of Islamabad". The Express Tribune. 15 February 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Anis, Muhammad (2 March 2016). "70% CDA employees to be transferred to Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation". The Nation. Retrieved 9 September 2016.