According to the news reported on Bahria Town Karachi’s official Facebook account that the administration of Bahria Town Karachi recently announced its decision to extend the deadline to submit development charges for old files of the housing society by March 15, 2020.
The earlier notices Bahria Town served regarding old BTK files stated that owners are required to get possession of their properties by December 31, 2019, at the latest, or they would be subject to a penalty worth PKR 100,000 for three months; to be paid in terms of non-utilisation charges. After this deadline, the Bahria management is expected to handover possession of the same property to another interested buyer.
The management shared an additional notice as well, which contained details regarding the dues applicable on owners who are required to take possession of their properties. The dues were specified under various headings, including utility charges, per month maintenance charges and possession charges. Moreover, prices for each were set in accordance to the property type and its size.
The original December 31 deadline was first extended to January 15, and then to January 31. Later, Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz used his personal twitter account to announce that the deadline for overseas owners of old "BTK" files to clear their possession fees had been extended to May 15.