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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s Local Taxes Department takes action against unsafe hoardings

Karachi, April 26, 2014 (PPI-OT): Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui has directed the Senior Director Local Taxes (Advertisement) to take action against all such advertisement firms who had installed their advertising boards in violation of the prescribed rules and regulations. These hoardings were dangerous also as these could fall down during heavy monsoon rains.

He said the local taxes department must therefore conduct a survey without delay and compile a report on the installation of these advertising boards after that action should be taken against the advertisers and the hoardings be removed immediately. Administrator Karachi said improper and inappropriate hoardings were not only dangerous for citizens but also putting adverse affect on the beauty of city and left bad impact on the visitors.

Meanwhile Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has informed to all the advertisers to remove all such hoardings or make them in accordance to the rules and regulations within three days which were become dangerous due to having weak structure or were in very bad condition or those which had been installed by violating the prescribed size and design and placement of the hoardings or the local taxes department will have the right to cancel or seize all such boards.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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