SC orders removal of billboards in Karachi


KARACHI (News10) – Karachi registry of Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday ordered to remove billboards from all buildings in Karachi.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed, while hearing a case against illegal billboards, said that Chief Minister of Sindh only makes air visits on helicopter and then goes to bed without doing anything practical.

CJP Gulzar Ahmed remarked that buildings on Shahrah-e-Faisal are covered with billboards and it is job of government to enforce building plan but there is no government of any sort in the city.

Children are drowning in sewerage and it seems that provincial and local government of the city have some animosity with the people, he added.

Lawyer of plaintiff told the media that court, while ordering removal of all billboards, also ordered action against Chairman of District South and other concerned officials.

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