Anti-encroachment operation
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Anti-encroachment operation launched in Gilgit city

An extensive campaign to remove stands carts, and unauthorized parking spaces in 17 major marketplaces and commercial districts around the gilgit city has been authorized by the authorities.

In a special meeting chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner on Thursday, business organizations, municipal corporation officers, and District Officer of Civil Defense all participated in the granting of the final approval for the grant anti-encroachment drive.

Starting on friday, the operation will take place at Committee Chowk and last for two weeks, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eight people have been appointed to a committee for the big campaign, according to sources, while Deputy Commissioner will be in charge of overseeing the anti-encroachment efforts personally.

The committee will be chaired by RMC Chief Officer Mian Imran and consist of two business representatives, two district officials from industries, two representatives from the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation, and two traffic police officers.

Ten uniformed members of the relevant police station as well as the civil defense department will support this group.
At the police stations, improperly parked cars and motorbikes will also be confiscated in addition to wheel carts being seized.

All of the store owners, wheel cart vendors, and trespassers of these markets have received red notifications telling them to stop their trespassing and unlawful parking right now.

It is now challenging to walk on footpaths due to encroachments covering them. In addition, he stated that ladies and children cannot stroll when ambulances are stopped in traffic. The trade associations will work together to remove any encroachments.

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