Lahore: The Punjab government has directed the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) to recover the financial loss incurred by those who had bought shops and flats in the 20 plazas completely or partially demolished by the two agencies – from the owners of the buildings and the delinquent officials who had allowed the illegal construction.
According to an Aaj Kal report, today (Monday) is the deadline for the LDA and CDGL to collect the particulars of shop or flat owners in the 20 completely or partially demolished plazas in the city to compensate them for the damage. The action is being taken on the advice of the Punjab chief minister.
People who owned shops and flats in plazas demolished by the LDA have been advised to deposit original documents and proof of their ownership rights with the director complaints at the LDA office on the Main Boulevard by 2pm today (Monday) or email the documents to [email protected]
The plazas demolished completely or partially by the LDA include Inam Impex, Raabi Centre, Al-Rehman Medical Complex, Ahad Tower, Big City, Tariq Complex and Jeff Heights.
The plazas being completely or partially demolished by the CDGL include Safwan Centre, Zaidan Plaza, Hayat Heights and Dewan Centre.
The people who owned shops and flats in plazas demolished by the CDGL have been advised to deposit their claims with the CDGL District officer (Special Planning) on The Mall by 2pm today (Monday) or email the document to [email protected]
Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment Director General Kazim Ali Malik told Aaj Kal that the damage caused by the government officials, plaza owners and builders was being assessed. He said the compensation amount would be recovered from them and deposited in the government exchequer.
The people who owned shops and flats in the demolished plazas have been advised to deposit their claims with the agencies’ concerned for compensation, he said.
Source: Daily Times