AHMEDPUR EAST-Tehsil Municipal Administration issued notices to the owners of 120 private schools, marriages halls and other commercial entities to pay their building maps fee as per commercial tariff.

Earlier, they had paid their buildings maps fee on domestic tariff. The assistant commissioner held a meeting with private schools owners in his office and asked them to pay their arrears in government treasury. He told them that TMA was facing financial crisis nowadays and even the salaries of TMA staff was being paid after two months.

Meanwhile, Assistant Commissioner Abdul Rauf Mahar constituted a 12-members team to conduct survey of all buildings, houses, and shops etc in city Ahmedpur East and sought a report.

The action has been taken to gather information about the buildings, houses and shops constructed without the payment of maps fee. The assistant commissioner told newsmen that he was striving for better Ahmedpur East and would leave no unturned to overcome the financial crisis of TMA.

MORTUARY: Former Punjab minister Khadim Hussain Wattoo passed away in Lahore. He was elder brother of Para Medical School Principal Talib Hussain Wattoo.

PML-N leader Qazi Burhan Farid who is close relative of Dr Talib Hussein Wattoo told The Nation that his body will be taken to Bahawalnagar for burial.