Admin removes encroachments from Mall Road
LAHORE – An operation was carried out on Mall Road against encroachments near Regal Chowk here on Monday.
Lahore Deputy Commissioner Umar Sher Chattha supervised the operation during which about a dozen billboards, advertisement banners for marketing and election campaign banners were removed. The authorities also instructed the shop owners to maintain cleanliness in the market and avoid unnecessary advertisement through large billboards. The deputy commissioner said that Mall Road was an important road of the provincial capital, and it was officially declared a heritage site. He said that the operation was conducted to preserve its architectural value for people and to restore the beauty of The Mall. He said that around 23 roads and main arteries of the city had been marked by the department which would soon be transformed into model roads and streetlights would also be repaired.
Metropolitan Corporation Lahore (MCL) CEO Syed Ali Bukhari and other staff were present on the occasion.