Jiddat Web Desk ::The federal cabinet is to grant permission for the high-rise constructions in 4 major cities, in abidance with the international aviation laws.As per sources, the PM has called a meeting of the federal cabinet in which 16 different proposals of the various ministries were to be discussed.
The cabinet would be taking up the proposal of the aviation regarding to the making of the high-rise buildings in Multan, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar. As per sources, a sub-committee was founded under the leadership of the Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and a proposal was presented by the committee is still waiting for approval.
In the proposal, the sub-committee has suggested that multi-story buildings should be permitted within a radius of 15.24 kilometers of every airport under the international aviation laws. Furthermore, the committee has also instructed the development authorities including LDA, CDA, and other concerned departments to exempt the builders from the NOC conditions for the high-rise constructions in these cities.
Other than this, the cabinet would also be taking the matter of the amendments in the NEPRA Act as the department has shown serious concerns regarding the recently-approved changes in its ordinance. NEPRA thinks that the implementation of the suggested changes would place a heavy burden on the consumers and all the charges from line losses to the payments of interest on the loans taken by the power division, along with the technical losses, would be passed down on to the consumers.