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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has often mentioned 'sky is the limit' in his several speeches in connection with high-rise buildings in Islamabad.
CDA sources further disclosed that after approval of the new policy, the CDA will vacant land in Sector I-9 along Double Road and auction it for the construction of high-rise commercial structures.
Banaguas said LGUs should reject the construction of a high-rise structure if it doesn't adhere to the safety provisions prescribed by law.
The consultation is also looking for views on proposals for a public information campaign that would to raise awareness of the dangers of leaving rubbish or unwanted items in common areas within high-rises.
I, personally, would make it law." Not all high-rise residences in Stockton borough have sprinkler systems and current legislation doesn't deem them mandatory.
Hassan Bakshi said that agricultural land should be preserved as Pakistan is an agricultural country and construction of high-rise buildings is inevitable for this purpose.
He said that by providing opportunities to the overseas Pakistan, particularly in the real estate business, and promoting economic activities it was essential to amend required rules and regulations to provide facility for construction of high-rise buildings in the Federal Capital.
The prime minister said that keeping in view the increase in population in the capital, green areas must be protected while fulfilling the economic and residential requirements of the people.He said that by providing opportunities to overseas Pakistan, particularly in the real estate business, and promoting economic activities it was essential to amend required rules and regulations to provide a facility for the construction of high-rise buildings in the federal capital.
The municipality's concern stems from the red light given last May by the geological survey department in response to the construction licence application filed by development company QN Developing Ltd to for the construction of the Kition high-rise in the Phinikoudes area.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a petition filed by Association of Builders and Developers (ABD) against the ban on high-rise constructions at the SC's Karachi Registry.
Deal volume rose for both garden (4 percent YoY) and mid-and high-rise apartments (34 percent YoY) in Q3.
Cardiff council has given an update on when flammable cladding will be removed from high-rise blocks in Cardiff.

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