Citizens advised to adopt all possible precautionary measures during monsoon

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Development Authority (RDA) has advised the residents particularly of low-lying areas to adopt all possible precautionary measures during monsoon.

According to RDA spokesman, RDA was issuing notices to the owners of residential and commercial properties near Nullah Lai, instructing them to take all possible steps to avoid loss of life and properties in any possible flood situation as flash flooding could cause severe destruction and loss of life during heavy rains.

He informed that on the directives of Director General, (DG) RDA Capt. (r) Tahir Zafar Abbasi, RDA was taking all possible measures for the protection of the residents and their properties during monsoon season. The Director, Land Use and Building Control, RDA said that precautionary measures were being taken to protect the residents especially those living in low-lying areas near Nullah Lai. The owners of the poor condition houses and shops should get repaired their buildings with the prior permission of RDA so that any future loss of life and property could be avoided, he added. The owners of dilapidated residential and commercial properties in the controlled area of RDA had also been directed to get vacated.

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