The Lyari Development Authority (LDA) has finalised the ‘affordable public housing scheme’ which will cater to the construction of about 10,000 single- and double-storey bungalows in Hawke’s Bay.
The bungalows will be built on modern lines and will be equipped with all civic facilities. This was finalised at a high-level meeting chaired by LDA director-general Agha Maqsood Abbas and attended by senior officers including Sarfaraz Khan, Shahid Hassan, Syed Tasneem Ahmed, Intikhab Alam and SM Iqbal, according to a statement issued on Thursday.
The meeting also decided that the LDA and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Towns (SMBBT) project will participate in an international exhibition being organised by the Association of Builders and Developers from Aug 12 to 14 at Karachi Expo Centre.
The association is organising the exhibition that is aimed to provide an exclusive, international level platform where foreign companies will also participate. The meeting decided that people who have been allotted and have paid all dues of their plots in the Hawke’s Bay scheme 42, LDA, will be given prizes through balloting on the concluding day of exhibition at its stall.
Agha Maqsood Abbas has disclosed that the bungalows will be constructed on modern lines with all the latest civic facilities with the help of experts in the field. He further disclosed that the bungalows will be given to general public on easy instalments to help solve the residential problems.
Besides, the stall will also be set up by SMBBT project to update visitors on the developmental activities being carried out in the SMBBT and the concrete steps being taken by the present government to solve the residential problems of general public.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 8th, 2014.