PM lays foundation for 110,000 low-cost houses in Quetta: Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme

Quetta: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme in Quetta. He unveiled the construction plaques of 110,000 houses in Quetta and Gwadar, including 54,000 units for fisherman.

Speaking on the event held at the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, the PM pressed on the government’s determination to uplift Balochistan.

The Naya Pakistan Housing Project will ensure providing shelter to those who cannot afford their own houses, said the PM. Several foreign companies from Turkey, Malaysia and China have shown an interest in investment into the housing project which will further boost nearly 40 linked industries creating job opportunities.

An announcement was also made in regards to extending loans to low income groups. Commercial banks will now lend soft housing loans for low income groups to build houses of their own. The Balochistan Chief Minister was also directed to design a master plan for Quetta in respect to encourage and promote vertical construction.

The event was attended by Balochistan Governor Justice (retd) Amanullah Yasinzai, CM Jam Kamal, federal ministers including Zubaida Jalal and Tariq Bashir, senior officials, provincial ministers and a large number of students.

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