The fundamental authoritative power of the city is the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC) with some assistance from Capital Development Authority (CDA), which supervises the arranging, advancement, development, and organization of the city. Islamabad Capital Territory is isolated into eight zones: Administrative Zone, Commercial District, Educational Sector, Industrial Sector, Diplomatic Enclave, Residential Areas, Rural Areas and Green Area.
Islamabad/Rawalpindi Metropolitan Area
At the time when the ground breaking strategy for Islamabad took place in 1960, Islamabad and Rawalpindi, alongside the bordering zones, was to be coordinated to shape an extensive metropolitan zone called Islamabad/Rawalpindi Metropolitan Area. The region would comprise of the creating Islamabad, the old pioneer cantonment city of Rawalpindi, and Margalla Hills National Park, including encompassing rustic areas. However, Islamabad city is a piece of the Islamabad Capital Territory, while Rawalpindi is a piece of Rawalpindi District, which is a piece of region of Punjab .
Islamabad's architecture is a mix of advancement and old Islamic and provincial conventions. The Saudi-Pak Tower is a case of the mix of cutting edge engineering with customary styles. The beige-hued structure is trimmed with blue tile works in Islamic convention, and is one of Islamabad's tallest structures. Different case of interlaced Islamic and current design incorporate Pakistan Monument and Faisal Mosque. Other eminent structures are: Secretariat Complex planned by GioPonti, Prime Minister's secretariat taking into account Mughal engineering and the National Assembly by Edward Durell Stone.
Rawal Lake in Pakistan is a counterfeit reservoir that gives the water needs to the urban communities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River besides some other little streams originating from Margalla Hills have been set to frame this simulated lake which covers a region of 8.8 km². Korang River is the outlet stream of Rawal Dam. Rawal Lake is situated inside a disengaged segment of the Village Malpur, Bani Gala and Margalla Hills National Park.
Marghalla Hills National Park
Margalla Hills National Park is a national park situated on the north of the Islamabad City, inside the Islamabad Capital Territory in Pakistan. The recreation center incorporates the Margalla Hills which frame's the foothills of the Himalayas, alongside Shakarparian Park and Rawal Lake.
Islamabad Highway is the principle supply route of the city which keeps running from Highway Chowk (G.T Road) till Zero point and is being changed into a sign free hallway. A patch of this Highway from Zero point till Faisal Mosque is known as Faisal Avenue.
M-2 Motorway is 367 km (228 mi) long and interface Islamabad and Lahore. M-1 Motorway associates Islamabad with Peshawar and is 155 km long. Islamabad is connected to Rawalpindi through the Faizabad Interchange, which has an everyday activity volume of around 48,000 vehicles.
Islamabad is associated with significant goals around the globe through Benazir Bhutto International Airport, beforehand known as Islamabad International Airport. The airplane terminal is the third biggest in Pakistan and is situated outside Islamabad, in Chaklala, Rawalpindi. In monetary year 2004–2005, more than 2.88 million travelers utilized Benazir Bhutto International Airport and 23,436 airplane developments were enlisted.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is a 24 km transport fast travel framework that serves the twin urban communities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in Pakistan. It utilizes devoted transport paths for the greater part of its course covering 24 transport stations.