Issue of rent of private properties under forces use resolved

Pakistan Army has moved out of more than 80% private properties it was using


Our Correspondent April 12, 2019
Pakistan Army has moved out of more than 80% private properties it was using. PHOTO: REUTERS

PESHAWAR: Due to special interest of Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood, funds have been be released to soon pay the rent of houses which have remained under the military’s use in tribal areas during operation against the militants.

Pakistan Army has moved out of more than 80% private properties it was using, while the remaining will be evacuated within one to two months.

The issue of rent for private properties in military use has been resolved in an amicable way. All the dues of rent will be cleared soon as the funds have been released for the purpose. According to sources many private properties had been used by security forces in many areas of the affected districts during operation against miltants and rent of these properties was being paid regularly.

However, in some cases rent had accrued. Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood taking notice of the situation ordered early payment of dues to save the owners from any encumbrance.

Pak-Army has played a key role in the development after the success of the operation in militancy-affected areas building hospitals, markets and roads. 

Published in The Express Tribune, April 12th, 2019.

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