MUZAFFARGARH: Former PPP central information secretary, Fauzia Wahab said on Monday that flood-hit communities would enjoy all civic facilities comparable to any modern housing scheme under the Benazir model village scheme.
She said this while visiting an under construction model village in Sinawan town in tehsil Kot Addu, some 35 kilometres away from the city. She asserted that twelve more projects would be undertaken by the PPP-led government in all flood affected areas of the country.
The Benazir model village in Sinawan is being built at a cost of Rs 250 million. The residential facility is covered by a security wall on all four directions and consists of 300 homes, each measuring six marlas.
Initially, 175 homes are under construction in the first phase that is expected to be completed shortly, the PPP information secretary said. Each home will have two rooms, a kitchen, a store and a bathroom, she added.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 17th, 2011.