Govt's top priority is to help low-income people, says PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government's top priority is to help the low-income people.
Addressing a meeting of the National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development on Friday, he said that the government is first giving a subsidy of Rs300,000 per house to 100,000 houes.
He also directed to remove encroachments from state land.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a review meeting on Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) and Central Business District (CBD), Walton.
Addressing the meeting, he said: "Both RUDA and CBD are Government’s flagship projects that will promote modern, self-sustained, clean and green residential and business facilities in the country. These projects are very crucial for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in housing and construction sectors in the country."
The Prime Minister directed the authorities to win over maximum investment for both the projects. Earlier the prime minister was informed that work on the development of basic infrastructure including roads, sewerage and drainage in the Central Business District (CBD) was in full swing and is likely to be completed ahead of schedule.
Moreover, the construction work on Bab e Pakistan Project will also start soon. The meeting was attended by Minister of State on Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, Adviser on Finance Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, SAPM on Political Communication Dr Shehbaz Gill, Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) Lt Gen (Retd) Anwar Ali Haider, Advocate General Punjab Ahmed Awais and senior officers concerned.
Punjab Housing Minister Malik Asad Khokhar, Punjab Local Government Minister Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and senior officers concerned from the Punjab government joined the meeting via video link.