Sindh Chief Secretary emphasizes uniform policy for installing cellular phone towers in residential areas

Karachi, April 30, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Sindh Muhammad Siddiq Memon has emphasized upon developing a uniform policy for issuance of NOC partitioned to public oriented issue, specifically instalment of cell phone towers in residential areas, in view of protecting the health of human being and saving the environment from the pollution.

He was presiding over a high level meeting to undertake a unanimous policy frame work at the end of various stake holders in respects of installing cellular phones tower/BTS tower in accordance with the orders passed by the honourable High Court of Sindh Karachi. The meeting was attended by the representatives of PTA, KPT, DHA, Mobilink, Zong, Warid, all respective provincial secretaries including regional Commissioner of Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana and Mirpurkhas and Secretary, GA, SGA and CD and D.G Environment Sindh.

It was unanimously resolved that all major land owning institutes viz PTA, KPT, DHA and Cantonment Boards and Secretaries of General Administration and Environment Protection will sit together in the office of Secretary Local Government on 5th May to review the rules and frame draft for issuance of N.O.C under a uniformed policy and will report Chief Secretary Sindh just after the meeting to this effect. Secretary General Administration will coordinate and monitor accordingly.

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