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Residents agitate against unilateral initiation of Icon Tower, Flyover and Underpass project near Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine

Karachi, April 06, 2014 (PPI-OT): Residents of DHA, Clifton Cantt and minorities have recently agitated against the unilateral initiation of an Icon Tower, Flyover and Underpass project near Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine. This is because the said project is detrimental to their interest and will severely affect their lives.

It has also threatened the structures of a Hindu Temple besides endangering the holy shrine in its vicinity. The project will be only beneficial to a specific project and will affect thousands of residents. Supreme Court has accordingly taken notice.

The public has shown their overwhelming concern by agitating and demonstrating against the launching of the project. The project will have adverse fallouts on DHA residents seriously affecting the life and routine of its residents.

DHA is a responsible developing authority which makes concerted efforts to better the lives of its residents and provide them smooth living facilities. Taking cognizance of the same DHA went to Court of Law which has ordered a stay in this matter.

Residents have repeatedly approach Cantt Board Clifton and DHA officials and raised their concerns. They have also raised this issue with Supreme Court and high court also. Residents have also raised their voices administrative and legal formalities like environments. Public hearing and its impacts which have been totally ignored. DHA assures the residents to protect their rights at all cost, through legal action.

People with vested interests and mollified intentions have launched negative propaganda campaign in the media against DHA to malign the organization. DHA reserves the right of taking legal action against them. DHA Karachi is committed to protect the interest of its residents.

For more information contact:
Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority
2-B, East Street, Phase-I
UAN: 92 21 111-589-589
Phones: 92 21 35886401-5
Fax: 92 21 35886406

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