Illegal, hazardous billboards to be removed from city: Ebad
KARACHI—Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan has said that illegal and hazardous bill boards and hoardings would be removed from city’s roads by 25th June so as to ensure safety of Karachiites specially in monsoon season.
Action is being taken against illegal hydrants and no pressure would be accepted in this regard.
This he said while talking with media men outside Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Park Clifton after a whirlwind visit to the City areas of Lucky Star, Shahra e Quaideen, Shahra e Faisal, Karsaaz,Korangi Road and Boat Basin.
The Governor inspected various development works and removal of hazardous and illegal bill boards which are being dismantled on the directives of Supreme Court.
The Station Commander Karachi,Commissioner Karachi, Administrator Karachi, concerned Deputy Commissioners also accompanied the Governor, says a statement on Monday.
Governor said that the hazardous and illegal bill boards would be removed at all costs and after the expiry of dead line in this regard action would be initiated against those advertisers whose such bill boards are found on city roads.
He stated that bill boards on Shahra e Faisal, Shahra e Quaideen, Shahra e Pakistan, Korangi Road and Clifton are being removed on priority as these are the busiest roads. The guidelines issued by KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan talking to media during his visit to different localities .—APP
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