RAWALPINDI - The Director General (DG) Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Muhammad Saif Anwar Jappa visited Service Road and Gangal Road Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

While checking the illegal constructions, he stopped the illegal under-construction plaza on the backside of Shelton Marriage Hall on Service Road and has directed the Building Control Wing RDA to carry out further operations.

Spokesperson RDA said that the DG RDA has taken strict notice and issued a warning notice to the concerned structural engineer that the license will be revoked on further mistake by the engineer. 

He said that illegal construction was being done in violation of the map of the plaza that the structural engineer had made and the structural engineer has not submitted a report in RDA which is his responsibility to report as per the rules.

He said that under the direction of the DG RDA, the Building Control Wing team has sealed illegal constructions including six residential buildings, 15 shops and three plazas on the High Court Road and Adiala Road by conducting an operation with the help of the police force from the relevant police stations. He said that one plaza and a one under-construction wall on High Court Road have been demolished.

He said that the DG RDA has also directed the Building Control Wing to conduct a survey regarding fees and charges for approval of illegal residential and commercial buildings, commercialization, complementary maps and plans of buildings. 

He said that the DG RDA never wished to harass the honourable citizens and advised the people and investors not to spend their hard earned money in illegal housing societies and without getting map approval.

Further, the sponsors are also immediately warned to stop marketing their unapproved and illegal housing scheme and approach RDA to obtain NOC of the scheme as per law. Otherwise strict legal action will be taken against them.

He further said that the Director General RDA Muhammad Saif Anwar Jappa has directed the Building Control Wing to take strict actions against illegal and unauthorized constructions and commercial activities, booking offices and encroachments without any fear and favour.