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PM Imran Khan says construction sector is among foremost priorities

PM Imran Khan says construction sector is among foremost priorities
July 31, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the construction sector and promotion of small and medium industry are among the foremost priorities of the government and every possible support will be extended to these sectors. He was presiding over a meeting of National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development on Friday. The prime minister assured expeditious processing of the applications, directing the concerned to take strict action against officials involved in creating hurdles in provision of basic amenities such as electricity and gas etc. He stated that online application, tracking and monitoring system being introduced and one-window facilitation centres will further improve ease of doing business in the construction sector. PM Imran Khan appreciated Governor State Bank for his proactive role in encouraging private banks to extend much-needed support to the construction sector. "The present system will help expeditious resolution of their issues and pending approvals enabling them to undertake projects worth billions of rupees. In addition to the pledges made by the 13 builders who were present during the meeting, other commitments by builders and developers of ABAD will also follow soon," he declared. The prime minister while expressing satisfaction over the confidence of the builders community reiterated the commitment of the government to provide every possible facilitation in the construction sector. He observed that big cities serve as engine of growth and offer huge opportunities to the builders and developers. Increased construction activities will help wealth and job creation which will enable to country to gain economic stability and reduce its debt burden.