Three firms stopped from advertising about illegal housing socities.

RAWALPINDI -- The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) on Monday issued notices to owners of three marketing companies asking them to stop advertisement of illegal housing schemes.

On directions of the RDA Director General Saif Anwar Jappa, the Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP and TE) Directorate has issued notices to three marketing companies including Sky Marketing, Ghafari Marketing and for advertising illegal housing schemes.

According to an RDA spokesman, the director general of the authority said advertising housing schemes, which have not been given approval by the civic body was illegal under section 46 (1) of Punjab Development Authorities Private Housing Scheme Rules-2021 which states: 'A sponsor shall not advertise sale of plots or housing units in print and electronic media or in any manner, without prior approval of authority.'

He said it was intimated to these companies that RDA only allows marketing and advertisement of housing schemes which get technical approval under section 24(3) the Punjab Development Authorities Private Housing Scheme Rules-2021 which states: 'The marketing or advertisement and sale of plots shall be allowed after the payment of approval fee, penalty, if any, execution of mortgage and transfer deeds and incorporation of the same in revenue record, but the sponsor shall not be absolved of the...

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