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PM reviews Naya Pakistan Housing Program

PM reviews Naya Pakistan Housing Program
January 30, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has reviewed all the key progress in Naya Pakistan Housing Program. The prime minister chaired a meeting to review Naya Pakistan Housing Program. He directed to provide all possible assistance and facilities to the low income people in the realization of their dream of having their own house. PM Khan expressed optimism that the project for construction of five million houses will give impetus to the economy, besides provision of jobs to the youth. Imran Khan also asked for completion of the laws relating to foreclosure and Real Estate Regulatory Authority. However, the Ministry of Finance and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) decided to provide concessions to the commercial banks for housing finance.

PM chairs high-level meeting on GSP Plus

Earlier, PM Imran Khan chaired a high-level meeting on GSP Plus in Islamabad on Tuesday. Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry, State Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi, the minister for Human Rights and the PM’s advisor on trade were present in the high level meeting.
PM directs to conduct country-wide survey on child labour
The prime minister has directed Bureau of Statistics to conduct a country-wide survey on child labour and formulate a comprehensive strategy to extricate such children from poverty and take measures for their education.
PM ensures to protect human rights
PM Khan said that the government’s firm commitment to protect human rights and promote rights of minorities and marginalized sections of the society. Imran Khan said ensuring and safeguarding human rights is major plank of our religion and enshrined in our constitution. He said steps should be taken to ensure complete elimination of bonded labour from all parts of the country.
PM directs to remove discriminatory signboards in clubs
The premier directed that all discriminatory signboards in clubs including those in Islamabad club, gymkhana and other public places be immediately removed. On this occasion, the prime minister was briefed on progress made towards anti-torture, restricting death penalty, combating domestic violence and other human rights related issues.