Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) has issued final notices to nearly 261 educational institutions to end illegal commercial activities in residential areas.
According to an official, CCB on the directives of Cantonment Executive Officer Malik Ishaq had issued notices to the educational institutions directing them to shift from residential areas till December 31, 2021. He said, the notices were issued on the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan.
He informed that the board was making efforts to end commercial activities in Cantonment residential areas. To a question, he said, those who would not comply with orders would be dealt with iron hands.
The administration of the schools and colleges being run illegally in residential areas were informed that they would not be allowed to start new academic year after 2021, he added.
To another question, he said that the CCB was not only taking action against the private schools but had also issued notices to other commercial activities including salons, clinics, hospitals, commercial shops and plazas established in residential areas.—APP