Wednesday, January 19, 2022

SSGC cuts gas connection of Nasla Tower ahead of demolition plans


KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has cut utility connections of Nasla Tower residents on Tuesday following the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) orders to the city authorities of razing the illegal building within a week, ARY News reported.

SSGC alone has cut today about 100 gas utility connections in the presence of Assistance Commissioner Ferozabad.

According to the latest update, the utility connections i.e. water, electricity and gas, are been disconnected from the building in compliance of the directives by the Karachi Commissioner.

Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has convened an urgent huddle to discuss all the possibilities to comply with the top court orders.

Commissioner Karachi seeks FWO assistance for Nasla Tower razing

The city commissioner has also written today to the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) to seek its help in knocking down the illegal Nasla Tower in compliance with the top court orders that directed the operation within a week.

In the letter today, Memon has reached out to FWO officials to survey the site of the illegal tower to consider options of razing it as per court orders.

The commissioner has asked of FWO to complete its survey report within two days so it can go forward in pursuance of the Supreme Court orders.


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