Demolition of historical sites in Hazara to be probed

Hazara Commissioner constitutes high-level committee to probe into the matter

Our Correspondent June 28, 2021


Hazara Commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud has constituted a high-level inquiry committee headed by Deputy Commissioner Abbottabad in the wake of media reports regarding the alleged demolition of historical sites in the district, a spokesperson said on Sunday.

Abbottabad DPO, ADC, and regional manager of Archeology department are also members of the committee which would review media reports regarding the demolition of historical sites in Abbottabad to ascertain whether these are true or false.

The committee would complete its report and submit it to the competent authorities within three days, the official added.

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It may be recalled that these reports have been published regarding the alleged demolition of the old building of the Cantonment Board Abbottabad and the Abbottabad Club, whose new name is Services Club.

The Cantonment Board has also issued a press release in this regard, stating that the old building of the Cantonment

Board Office was in a dilapidated condition and after the construction of the new building, the office of the institution has been shifted to it.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 28th, 2021.


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