Prime Minister Imran Khan today chaired a meeting on “05 million Housing Project” of the PTI Government at Prime Minister’s Office.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Finance Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Housing Ch. Tariq Bashir Cheema, Planning Minister Mr. Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Advisor to Prime Minister Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Housing Minister for Punjab Mr. Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, senior government officials of the federal and provincial governments and others.
The meeting deliberated upon the modalities of launch of the initiative, the legislative framework for implementation of the project and the establishment of an apex body to serve as one-window facility for ensuring of an enabling environment.
The meeting also discussed various financial models that could be followed to ensure maximum participation of the private sector on one hand and to ensure affordability of the housing facility for the low income groups, on the other.
The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the progress made so far by the Housing Task Force.
The Prime Minister reiterated that provision of 05 million housing especially to the low income groups and regularization of katchi-abadis is a priority of the present government. He said that the 05 million housing project, besides addressing housing issues would be a force multiplier in generating economic activities through creation of jobs and providing a boost to allied sectors of construction and housing sector. The Prime Minister directed the committee to finalize the modalities for its launch.
Custodian of the Holy Shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir (R.A), Al-Sheikh Syed Khalid Abdul Qadir Mansoor Al Gilani called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office today. Minister for Religious Affairs Mr. Noor-ul-Haq Qadri was also present during the meeting.
Al-Sheikh Syed Khalid Abdul Qadir Mansoor Al Gilani felicitated the Prime Minister on being elected as the Prime Minister of Pakistan and expressed his best wishes for the Prime Minister and for the country.
The Prime Minister thanked Al-Sheikh Syed Khalid Abdul Qadir Mansoor Al Gilani for his wishes. The Prime Minister stated that we have the highest respect for Ghous-i-Azam. The Prime Minister also highlighted huge contribution of Sufism in spread of Islam.