Court allows’ builders to construct six-storey buildings in DHA


Karachi : Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Sunday allowed builders to construct six-storey buildings in Karachi.

While heading a three-member larger bench comprising Justices Faisal Arab and Sajjad Ali Shah, that is hearing cases of substandard packaged milk, environmental pollution, and contaminated water.

Sindh Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) Managing Director Hashim Raza Zaidi and Sindh Health Secretary Fazlullah Pechuho attending the hearing.

The Supreme Court on Sunday has encourage the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and the Cantonment Board Clifton from granting permission for high-rise buildings in the salubrious neighborhood.

The Court allowed the construction of a six-story building in the DHA area. No builder would be allowed to construct more than 6 floor building in DHA. Court will take against law breakers.

The counsel said the high-rise buildings were being allowed to be raised on commercial plots despite the fact that there was neither the road infrastructure nor was there enough water supply and sewerage system in place to accommodate the multi-storey buildings.

All overturned money will be refunded to construct a high-storey building, said Judge. The court then heard the matter of the ban on high-rise buildings in Karachi.

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