ISLAMABAD : The Capital Development Authority (CDA) in line with directives of Mayor Islamabad and chairman CDA has commenced a massive operation against illegal constructions in Sector B-17 of the federal capital. The operation is being supervised by Director Building Control-II, Director Enforcement, CDA Magistrate and officers of concerned formations of CDA/MCI.
Mayor Islamabad, Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that the owners involved in illegal construction activities have been served with notices; while they were also warned through public notice published in the newspapers. However; due to non-compliance, finally CDA started operation against the illegal construction activities in Sector B-17, he added.
The buildings sealed by CDA due to illegal constructions including Capital Square Plaza, Makka Heights, Rahat Mall and Zaka Mall. CDA is not only sealing buildings illegally constructed in the vicinity but also formulating strategy of taking action against the owners who do not seek approval of building plan from CDA. The purpose of this act is to discourage the illegal construction activities and provision of protection to safe the valuable investment.
Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz urged that operation against the illegal construction activities and encroachments would continue without any discrimination as we are committed to provide clean and green and healthy environment to our generations in the Capital City. He said that prime responsibility is to restore the natural shape of Islamabad for which all legal formalities would be used.
The Mayor of Islamabad said that for the first time CDA has started gigantic operations against illegal construction activities and encroachments in the city to ensure development of the city as per master plan. He added that CDA has already sealed buildings including Meriden Heights, Tuba Heights, Tuba Heights-II, Mustafa Tower, Prime Heights, Awan Arcade, Qartaba Heights, Apollo Heights, Islamabad Heights, Capital Residentia and other illegal structures in Sector E-11.
Sheikh Anser Aziz has already asked the owners of these buildings to seek approval of building plan from CDA otherwise they will face stern legal action. He warned the general public to refrain from any kind of investment in these projects otherwise they will be responsible for loss of their investments.
Orignally published by INP