Use of loudspeakers banned -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Use of loudspeakers banned

According to Orders on Saturday, the use of loudspeakers and some amplifiers (except for Azan and Khutaba for Juma Prayers), cassette players for making all kinds of objectionable sectarian related speeches and sermon at any place within revenue territorial limits of district Islamabad has been prohibited. In another Order, it has been directed that no person other than the members of Armed forces and Police on duty shall carry firearms within revenue territorial limits of Islamabad.

The District Magistrate has also prohibited any sort of publication regarding launching of any Housing scheme or sale of plots inviting applications to deposit membership fee or cost of plots in such housing schemes without observing all legal and codal formalities. As envisaged in the laws applicable thereto unless prior permission is obtained from the office of the District Magistrate Islamabad. He has also prohibited to blasting in district Islamabad.
Source: Busniess Recorder
Date:1/28/2007