PM directs expanding Naya Pakistan Housing Programme to GB, AJK

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing at the launching ceremony of "Naya Pakistan Housing Program", at PM Office. INP PHOTO

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday directed the government to expand the federal government’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme to Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

The prime minister gave this directive in a meeting of Task Force on Housing chaired by him.

The meeting was attended by Housing Minister Chaudhry Tariq Bashir Cheema, Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiar, Punjab Senior Minister Aleem Khan, Housing Minister Sindh Saeed Ghani, MNA Najeeb Haroon, MPA Firdous Shamim, Shaukat Tarin, Secretary Housing Dr Imran Zaib, members of the task force and senior officers.

Chairman of Task Force on Housing Zaigham Mehmood Rizvi apprised the prime minister on the progress regarding the proposed legislation on Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, housing authorities at the federal and provincial level, proposed real estate regulatory authority and allied matters.

Naya Pakistan Housing Programme is the flagship project of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf-led government that would provide housing facility to the homeless population, accelerate economic activity in the country and provide job opportunities to the youth.