Govt adds 10 cities from Punjab to Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme

Published: October 15, 2018
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Federal Housing Task force and the government of Punjab have completed the initial preparations for the project.

PHOTO: FILE

Federal Housing Task force and the government of Punjab have completed the initial preparations for the project. PHOTO: FILE

The federal government on Monday decided to include 10 more cities from Punjab in the ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme,’ Express News reported.

The cities which are being included in the housing project are Lahore, Kasur, Sialkot, Jhelum, Bahawalpur, Layyah, Multan, Vehari, Rahim Yar Khan and Gujranwala.

Last week, Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled his government’s “flagship” project – Naya Pakistan Housing Programme – aimed at constructing five million houses for the low-income segments of society during the next five years.

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PM Imran hoped that the successful implementation of the programme would not only boost the country’s economy but also create immense job opportunities.

Under the scheme, it was announced that “5 million houses would be constructed.” Registration forms for the scheme are available on the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) website.

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The first phase the project will start in seven cities which include Islamabad, Sukkar, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Quetta, Swat and Faisalabad.

Federal Housing Taskforce and the government of Punjab have completed the initial preparations for the project.

The scheme’s pilot project in Faisalabad is currently underway.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Engr.Amir Sultan Rana
    Oct 15, 2018 - 4:53PM

    A good initiative by Prime Minister. Kindly tell the achievements of the said project too with passage of time. It will encourage people for more and more projects.

    Best of luck PakistanRecommend

  • Jahangir
    Oct 16, 2018 - 9:01AM

    This will collapse the real estate prices in Pakistan. What was the fault of those who bought their property themselves without government assistance to have their property devalued? Recommend

  • Nargis.sultana
    Nov 14, 2018 - 12:08PM

    Showing the details of jobsRecommend

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