The DCO said that a buildings survey had been completed as per orders of the provincial government
District Coordination Officer Zahid Saleem Gondal on Thursday sent a report to the provincial government regarding the damage caused to buildings, offices and schools in the recent earthquake and requested funds for repair and maintenance.
The DCO, in a statement, said that a buildings survey had been completed as per orders of the provincial government. He said that according to the survey no building was badly damaged in the earthquake in which more than 200 people were killed.
He said that residents of several old buildings in the Walled City had been issued notices several times but none of them had vacated the area.
The DCO said that the district government in Multan had also sent a summary to the provincial government for the establishment of Walled City Authority which would be able to offer alternativee places to the residents of the Walled City.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 30th, 2015.