Zardari okays removal of barriers opposite Bilawal House

Published: March 31, 2015
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Road towards Bilawal House in Karachi, has been blocked for years now. PHOTO: PPI

Road towards Bilawal House in Karachi, has been blocked for years now. PHOTO: PPI

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has ordered for the removal of security barriers opposite former president Asif Zardari’s residence, Bilawal House in Karachi, Express News reported.

Shah gave these orders after meeting Zardari at the Bilawal House on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Bilawal House spokesperson, immediate removal of barriers has been ordered.

Read: Exceptions: Bilawal House barriers to stay put

Sources say DG Rangers in a recent high-level security meeting had ordered the removal of security barriers from the House, as part of the city-wide campaign run by the paramilitary force.

Earlier, a notification by the Sindh home department was issued that barricades across residences of former presidents shall not be removed for security reasons.

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  • Acorn Guts
    Mar 31, 2015 - 6:57PM

    I don’t get it, if the residents are such security targets then why do they insist on staying in such densely populated areas and endanger lives of other around them too?

    Tear down the wall too … I want access to public access roads, enough of this nonsense.Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Mar 31, 2015 - 7:30PM

    ‘Directives of Asif Zardari’……yes, ofcourse!! Why stop here?! Why don’t Sherry Rehman / media cell of PPP also inform the people of Karachi that Asif Zardari is actually the brains behind the Large Hadron Collider!!Recommend

  • Shoaib
    Mar 31, 2015 - 7:49PM

    Thanks God! Recommend

  • Rumormonger
    Mar 31, 2015 - 7:52PM

    @Pakistani:

    But he surely is the brains behind all forces that collide with people who want to stop corruption.Recommend

  • Noman
    Mar 31, 2015 - 8:24PM

    “On orders of President”… Seriously once a President, always a President. Recommend

  • raider
    Mar 31, 2015 - 9:12PM

    Yes, all know zardari is well principled man????Recommend

  • shahid
    Mar 31, 2015 - 9:59PM

    What about the barriers around Nawaz sharif’s home. No action to be takenRecommend

  • Timorlane
    Mar 31, 2015 - 10:58PM

    But what about the nasty wall erected all around the den

    And what about the forced occupation of around 40 houses around the den

    and what about the service roads occupied by the den occupants

    and what about the trillions of rupees looted from the occupants of the den

    When will the “law” of this country catch and punish these mega VVIP Criminals and Looters ??Recommend

  • Urban Legend
    Mar 31, 2015 - 11:20PM

    In the same city where barriers are forced removed at other places, police force refused to remove it to Bilawal House. Now, the His Highness Mr. Zardari has approved it so the barriers are removed. What a city we live in! Where are the Rangers who are screwing around otherwise???Recommend

  • Zulu
    Apr 10, 2015 - 5:05PM

    I must say a big Thank you to Mr. Zardari for having ordered the barriers around his house to be removed. Maybe he was not aware that closed road was making problems to all peoples who wanted to use this road. But now its done and all users of road is happy peoples.Recommend

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