Islamabad: The civic body of Islamabad is taking strict actions to prevent fire in Margalla Hills National Park (MNHP) forest and safeguard the environment.
As per detailed information, there are no restrictions on many activities that cause fire incidents, such as bonfires, burning, barbeques, littering, and carrying items (matchsticks, lighter, petrol, oil etc.). The ban is imposed now and will stay in effect for 60 days. Furthermore, tee cutting is also prohibited in the Margalla Hills. The ban was imposed after a complaint was filed by the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board, CDA Environment Wing, & Ministry of Climate Change to the DC office. The complaint states that above mentioned recreational activities are damaging the environment.
According to the ban rules, any violator will face a penalty in the Court of Magistrates under the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898. It is important to note that a ban was also imposed on recreational activities in MNHP to keep a check on forest fires. For the latest Real Estate News and Blogs, visit Realtors blogs.