Bani Gala case: Current govt has no capabilities or planning, says CJP.

ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case pertaining to illegal constructions in Bani Gala remarked that the current government has no capabilities.

A bench headed by CJP Nisar resumed hearing the suo motu case against illegal constructions in the Bani Gala suburbs of the federal capital.

As the hearing went under way, the additional attorney general submitted a report on behalf of the Capital Development Authority (CDA). As per the report, a 1960 map of Bani Gala shows roads in zone 4. In 1992 and 2010, amendments were made to the map and some private housing societies were granted permission for constructions in certain areas of zone 4, the report added.

The additional attorney general informed the court, 'A large green area is still present and can be saved.' To this, Justice Nisar asked, 'Do you want to construct roads in this area?'

'The current government does not have any capabilities or planning,' Justice Nisar remarked.

'It is possible that you install underground electricity cables and you will need land for this since a Naya Pakistan is being made,' the top judge added.

Further, Justice Nisar said, 'Land is needed for facilities in Bani Gala. If you want to develop...

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