While visiting Naya Pakistan Housing Authority’s project Farash Town Apartments in Islamabad on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed the government is providing subsidy and incentivising construction industry to help low income people to have their own houses.
The prime minister said thirty-five billion rupees have been allocated for subsidy on construction of houses by the low income people. He said the government will provide three hundred thousand rupees subsidy on every house for the first one hundred thousand units.
He said while one hundred thousand apartments are under construction, the process will now speedily move forward as the structure of the system has been finalised.
He said the construction industry has been incentivised in different ways including tax relief. He said One Window Operation has also been started to facilitate the construction sector.
Regarding Farash Town, the prime minister said of the total 4400 apartments, 2000 each have been allocated for low income people and middle income people and four hundred apartments will be provided to slum dwellers.
RUDA, CBD projects to promote modern residential, business facilities:
The premier, while chairing a separate meeting, said Ravi Urban Development Authority and Central Business District projects will promote modern, self-sustained, clean and green residential and business facilities in the country.
The PM said these projects are very crucial for attracting foreign direct investment 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 is in full swing and is likely to be completed ahead of schedule. The construction work on Bab-e-Pakistan Project will also start soon.
The prime minister was apprised that the Ravi Urban project is all set to develop its Saphire Bay Project. A state of the art industrial estate, powered by renewable energy, is also ready to be launched very soon.
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