RCB accelerates operation against non trade license holders; 523 notices issued

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RCB accelerates operation against non trade license holders; 523 notices issued

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has accelerated its ongoing operation against non trade license holders and issued 523 notices to the shopkeepers running their businesses without trade licenses in RCB areas during September.

RCB spokesman Qaiser Mahmood informed APP that the board has decided to take strict action in accordance with the law against non trade license holders.

RCB, Food Control Department in this respect conducted operations against non trade license holders and served warning notices to over 523 bakeries, general stores, dairy shops, medical stores, chicken shops and others in different areas of Dhoke Syedan Road, Kalma Chowk, Bakra Mandi, Afshan Colony, Dhoke Mustakeem Road, Saham Road, Tench Bhatta, Masrial Road and other areas.

The department also received a large number of applications and issued new licenses to 417 shopkeepers who had met all the requirements for the license and also collected revenue amounting to Rs 1.5 million.

APP