PM Imran chairs meeting on Naya Pakistan Housing Project

Imran says scheme will boost economic activities

​ Our Correspondent September 04, 2019
Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: PID

ISLAMABAD: Reiterating government’s support to the investors, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday assured that all possible facilities and incentives will be provided for the promotion of construction industry and economic activities in the country.

Chairing a high level meeting about various schemes in the federal capital, the prime minister said that Naya Pakistan Housing Project is the biggest housing scheme of the present government, which will not only boost economic activities in the country but also help complete shortage of housing units.

The premier was given a detailed briefing about the usage of government land in an effective way under the proposed housing scheme. Construction of high-rise buildings in the federal capital for commercial and residential use was also discussed.

On this occasion, Secretary Housing Dr Imran Zeb informed the prime minister that 45 acres of land in Sector G-13 of Islamabad was available for meeting the requirements of residential, business and commercial activities and where high-rise buildings could be constructed.

He said the local and international investors were also invited in this regard.

The meeting also deliberated upon various housing projects in Islamabad and other big cities of the country.

Secretary Housing briefed the prime minister about a proposed policy for future utilisation of government land in Qasre Naz, Karachi; Chamba House, Lahore and Kashmir Point.

The meeting was also attended by Special Assistants to the Prime Minister Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, Nadeem Afzal Chan, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Raza Baqir, Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Lt Gen (Retd) Anwar Ali Haider and Chairman Capital Development Authority Aamir Ahmed Ali.


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