Commissioner chairs meeting to clear parks, playgrounds of encroachments

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A meeting chaired by the Commissioner Navid Ahmed Shaikh reviewed the progress for the implementation of the orders of the Supreme Court with regards to the work being carried out for the removal of encroachments from the parks and playgrounds and action to be taken against the illegal construction at the   amenity plots

The meeting was attended among others by the Additional Commissioner Karachi-I Asad Ali Khan all deputy Commissioners, Municipal Commissioners of KMC and all DMCs,  senior officials of Cantonment boards, Police  Pakistan Rangers, KDA , Parks departments of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and DMCs civil aviation authority, Cooperation department, Water and Sewerage board, Sindh Building Control Authority .

The Commissioner asked the concerned departments and officials to play their role effectively and to ensure the implementation of orders of Supreme Court with regard to the work of removal of encroachment from the amenity plots, including parks, play grounds and other spaces specified for recreation and amenity purpose

Commissioner Navid Ahmed Shaikh asked the DCS and Building Control Authrotiy officials to take effective action to stop illegal construction in the city and to take action against those who violated building rules and ensure building rules enforced effectively

The meeting was told that the 158 marriage halls illegally constructed have been removed/demolished and further operation for the demolition of illegal marriage halls is continuing .

Commissioner Navid Shaikh  asked the concerned officials to ensure that all marriage halls built on amenity plots/open areas of the city and also on residential premises are removed.

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