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“Did not raze any house, neither will allow anyone to do so,” assures Mayor Karachi

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar assured on Tuesday that none of the house was razed during the anti-encroachment operation and neither will anyone be allowed to demolish them in the future.  The Mayor Karachi was speaking to media after the Supreme Court turned down the Sindh government’s plea to stop the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the port city. Dismissing the impression of demolishing residences, Waseem Akhtar clarified that his mandate was only restricted to the removal of encroachments from roads and…

LDA reclaims four kanals of commercial land during anti-encroachment operation

LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Monday claimed to have retrieved four kanals of commercial land worth millions of rupees on the fourth day of grand anti-encroachment operation in the city, ARY News reported. According to a statement issued by DGPR Punjab, the LDA claimed to have removed enroachments from four kanals of land at Shan Bhatti Road in ‘K’ block of  Lahore's Johar Town. The LDA staff demolished unlawfully constructed, shops and other structures that had been built on around 13 commercial plots,…

Aggressive anti-encroachment campaign be launched across Punjab from Oct 1: Aleem Khan

LAHORE: Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan on Friday said that an aggressive campaign would be launched against encroachments from October 1 in all districts of the province in which no political pressure would be entertained, ARY News reported. Presiding over a high level meeting held at Civil Secretariat, Aleem Khan said that steps would be taken to restore the original condition of the buildings and all encroachments will be removed. "The mafias would be nabbed while poor, widows and cart holders would be given…