Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday (May 4) performed the groundbreaking of Naya Pakistan Housing Programme in Okara and said that PTI government will construct five million houses in five years adding that this housing society will give a chance to those who could never imagine owning a house of their own.
He added, “We are taking steps to uplift the weak segments of the society. The government is committed to providing basic facilities to the masses.” “The private sector will invest in this mega project while the government will play the role of facilitator,” the premier said adding that several foreign companies have taken a great interest in investing in the housing sector. “There are forty industries connected with the construction of the houses,” PM shared.
“I am confident that the project will gather pace with each passing year as Naya Pakistan Housing Authority has been established and all the hurdles in the way have been removed with amendments in the rules and regulations of State Bank of Pakistan.”
Under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, 135,000 housing units will be built across the country in the first phase. 25,000 apartments will be built in Islamabad for federal government employees and 110,000 apartments will be constructed in Balochistan, mainly for the fishermen of Gwadar.
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23 July, 2019