Pakistan Observer

RTMA demolishes illegal constructions

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - Rawalpindi—In order to purge constructions sans approved plan, Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA) has demolished illegal constructions in various areas.

On the directives of the administrator Rawal Town, Saif Anwar Jappa, the ongoing operation against illegal constructions has been accelerated and strict action is being taken against the violators of the law.

RTMA official said that a special survey was conducted in this regard in which had several illegal constructions of commercial buildings were identified.

Inspector Tariq Yousaf along with other staff of the enforcement department conducted raids and demolished illegal structures in Satellite Town F-Block, Pindora and Saidpur Road.

Sources said that revenue generation has increased considerably as citizens have started submitting their building plans to get formal approval.

The tehsil municipal officer (TMO) said the increasing number of constructions without prior approval from the TMA had compelled the administration to adopt strict measures.

The administrator Rawal Town has warned officials to improve their performance, adding that officials with bad reputation would not be tolerated.—INP

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