For folks confused about who is in charge of DHA and CBC, you are not alone, it is very confusing and if you’ve read Ayesha Siddiqa’s work you’d know that’s part historic and part design.

For those interested in digging in to understand, sharing some links in this thread 👇🏽
Cantonment Boards are part colonial legacy and part created with the DHAs in 1980 through a
Presidential Order by the President at the time Gen Zia-ul-Haq.
Here are screenshots of an excerpt from the Order declaring creation of DHA Karachi and Clifton Cantonment
And the CBC, comes under the Ministry of Defense; specifically under their Military Lands and Cantonment department.

The President of the CBC board and the DHA Administrator are serving Brigadiers who report to the 5 Corps Commander in Karachi.
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