Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform ground breaking of first project of Naya Pakistan Housing Program during second week of April.
In a meeting on Naya Pakistan Housing Program in Islamabad on Friday, Prime Minister was informed that legislation for the Program has been finalized and soon it would be presented to cabinet committee on legislative cases before being tabled in the Parliament.
It was informed that four sites at Islamabad, one in Lahore and other in Quetta is ready for formal launch of the Naya Pakistan Housing Program.
Discussing the issue of allowing vertical structure, it was decided that the modal being followed in the federal capital would be replicated in all major cities of the country while addressing the issue of granting permission for construction of high-rise buildings.
The Prime Minister in his remarks stated that five million housing program is a flagship program of the Government which will boost economy by creation of job opportunities for the youth and businesses for allied sectors of construction industry.
He said implementation of this program is the main plank of Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf manifesto and it will fulfill the dream of affordable housing for the low income segment of the population.
The Prime Minister directed that the process of legislation should be expedited and seamless coordination should be ensured at federal as well as provincial level.
Source: Radio Pakistan