Kinshasa, June 13th, 2021 (CPA).– The Minister of State in charge of Urban Planning and Housing, Pius Muabilu, exchanged views on Thursday with the provincial deputy for the Kinshasa constituency, Peter Kazadi, who came to appeal to him, compliance with urban planning standards in the construction of gas stations in the district of Mont Amba, the CPA from the Ministry of Town Planning and Housing learned on Saturday.
According to the source, the provincial deputy Peter Kazadi, to share with the Minister of State the observation according to which the majority of service stations are built without the least observation of the rules of town planning which can guarantee the safety of the population of this district of the city of Kinshasa.
“The service stations abound across his constituency of Mount Amba without taking into account either environmental rules or public health imperatives. In the commune of Lemba, stations are built even in front of the gates of the plots, even ignoring the dangers that residents run against flammable products, « complained the elected provincial of Kinshasa.
In reaction, Pius Muabilu, took note of the grievances made by the provincial deputy, Peter Kazadi and instructed the division head of the sector to enforce the law in this area.
During the same day, Minister of State Muabilu met with two heads of urban divisions, who came from Kolwezi, in Lualaba province, with whom he raised the problem of instructions aimed at enforcing the regulations that governs the urban planning and housing sectors. He gave them the final instructions on the organization of work for the mobilization of revenues.ACP/