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Muslim Town Flyover faces no objection

Nobody raised an objection on construction of the Muslim Town Flyover costing Rs 3.5 billion during the public hearing held at Alhamra Hall on Saturday. The Punjab Environment Protection Department conducted the

Controversies fly over Kalma Chowk Flyover

The Kalma Chowk Interchange has become another controversial project for several urban planners, architects and environmentalists after the Canal Road widening project after it flouted laws and began the construction work, without

Governor re-baptises bridge to Afza Altaf Flyover at inauguration

KARACHI – Sindh Industrial Trading Estates (SITE) Limited officials were supposed to celebrate on Wednesday: after much persuasion and planning, the Habib Bank Flyover in the SITE area was set to be inaugurated by Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad. Instead, the officials were left in a daze when the governor re-baptised the bridge to Afza Altaf Flyover at the inaugural ceremony. Despite the fact that the venue of the inaugural ceremony was decorated with banners that announced the launch

Easing Kalma Chowk traffic congestion – Punjab to get its first-ever split flyover

LAHORE – The Kalma Chowk flyover is all set to become Punjab’s first ever ‘split flyover’ (two separated 3-lane bridges) along Ferozepur Road with six-lane underpasses along the Barkat Market and the Liberty main boulevards. The project is scheduled for completion by August 14. The flyover project suffered a provincial stay order on March 28 when the Lahore High Court (LHC) restrained the government from executing the project after a petition was filed, objecting to the flyover’s

Kalma Chowk flyover gets go-ahead

LAHORE – A Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Monday allowed the Punjab government to continue construction of the Kalma Chowk flyover terming it in the public interest. The bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial was hearing petitions filed by the Lahore Conservation Society and others. The bench observed that no environmental problems will arise from continuing the project due to which the construction should continue in the public interest.
The bench directed the

LHC extends stay against flyover

LAHORE – A Lahore High Court’s division bench on Wednesday extended the stay against construction of Kalma Chowk flyover and directed the Punjab government to file its reply at the next hearing on April 11.
Earlier, an additional advocate general appeared in court on behalf of the government and requested the court to withdraw the stay order. The court, asked him to file the government’s reply first then seek such relief.
On March 24, the bench had provisionally barred the

LHC dismisses plea against Kalma Chowk flyover

LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry dismissed a writ petition on Monday challenging the construction of a flyover bridge at Kalma Chowk on Ferozepur Road. The petition was filed by Lahore Conservation Society President Kamil Khan Mumtaz, Shajar Dost Convenor Col (r) Ejaz Nazim, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan Director General Ali Habib and Concerned Citizens of Pakistan Chairwoman Justice (r) Nasira Iqbal. Dismissing the petition Justice Chaudhry

Flyover, underpasses planned at Kalma Chowk

LAHORE – In a bid to provide better transport facilities to the citizens and to keep the traffic flow smooth, it has been decided to construct a flyover and underpasses at Kalma Chowk. This project will be launched within next 10 days and the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif will lay its foundation stone. A decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Punjab CM on Saturday.
The meeting was attended by Planning & Development chairman,