Monday, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration launched a series of anti-encroachment operations in the federal capital to combat illegal occupation of public highways.
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The most recent operation, according to a spokesperson for the ICT administration, was conducted in the Athal Village area, where a team of officials effectively removed encroachments from a busy road.
Under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Mehler, the operation was performed.
In a statement, the assistant commissioner of the Secretariat stated that the illegal occupation of public highways posed a threat to the safety and security of citizens. The anti-encroachment operation in Athal Village was successful, and the road is now open to the public.
In the coming days, additional operations will be conducted to ensure that all public highways are clear of encroachments, as stated by the assistant commissioner. He urged citizens to report illegal encroachments to the authorities, adding, “By working together, we can keep our streets safe for everyone.”