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Building structural damage after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake is revealed by CDA.

Concerns have been raised about the safety of multi-story buildings in the city following the recent earthquake that occurred across the nation, including Islamabad.

Under the supervision of CDA Chairman Noor ul Amin Mengal, the Building Control Directorate of the CDA surveyed 90 high-rise structures in the city to evaluate their structural soundness.

The sources state that none of the buildings’ pillars had any cracks. The plaster or masonry of 10 out of the 90 buildings were discovered to have tiny fractures, indicating that they were only marginally damaged by the earthquake.

The owners of these impacted buildings have been advised by the Directorate to have the cracks fixed right now. The agency has ordered that the building be evacuated right away in the event that the damage is not fixed and that a new building and structur

The owners of these impacted buildings have been advised by the Directorate to have the cracks fixed right now. The agency has ordered that the building be evacuated right away in the event that the damage is not fixed and that a new building and structural sustainability certificate be issued.

Moreover, credentials from CDA and PEC registered businesses must be obtained, and these certificates must be independently evaluated by a consultant.

In addition, the city’s housing societies have been instructed to survey any high-rise structures under their jurisdiction and provide a report within three days.

The societies have also been told to provide CDA with the most recent high-rise and medium-rise building maturity and strength certificates.

al sustainability certificate be issued.

Moreover, credentials from CDA and PEC registered businesses must be obtained, and these certificates must be independently evaluated by a consultant.

In addition, the city’s housing societies have been instructed to survey any high-rise structures under their jurisdiction and provide a report within three days.

The societies have also been told to provide CDA with the most recent high-rise and medium-rise building maturity and strength certificates.

 

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