ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the ground-breaking of two major housing projects under the Naya Pakistan Housing Program in Islamabad and Quetta (Balochistan) during this month.
The decision was taken during a meeting to review progress on the housing projects being constructed under Naya Pakistan Housing Program, a press release issued by the PM Media Office here on Thursday said.
The Prime Minister was informed that under the program, 110,000 housing units would be constructed in two cities of Balochistan including Quetta and Gwadar, while 19,000 apartments would be built in 04 different projects located at various places of the federal capital in the first phase.
Secretary Housing Dr. Imran Zeb Khan while giving an update informed the Prime Minister that draft legislations for establishment of Naya Pakistan Housing Authority, foreclosure laws and housing specific loans recovery procedures have been forwarded to the Cabinet Committee for Legislative Cases for its consideration.
It was informed that all codal formalities for establishment of Naya Pakistan Housing Company would be completed during this week.
Giving details of various housing projects being undertaken in the first phase of Naya Pakistan Housing Program (NPHP), Secretary Housing informed the Prime Minister that the Housing Ministry would be signing an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Government of Balochistan for various housing projects at Quetta (5000 apartments in Wahdat Colony), Gwadar (55,000 apartments) Fisher Colony (54000 apartments) and other places of the province.