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PM forms committee to devise plan for building five mn cost-effective houses

ISLAMABAD: After a detailed discussion on various international models and road-maps for addressing the issue of housing, Prime Minister Imran Khan constituted a committee under the secretary housing and works to devise a comprehensive and coherent plan of action for construction of five million affordable houses. Chairing a meeting on construction of low-cost and affordable houses in Islamabad, Imran Khan on Monday said construction of low-cost and affordable five million houses was the foremost priority of the…

Flour prices be made ‘affordable’

Islamabad: The Supreme Court ordered the federal and provincial governments on Monday to take immediate measures to ensure the availability of flour and other foodstuff at affordable prices. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry had taken up an application by Jamaat-i-Islami’s secretary general Liaquat Baloch, who was represented by Advocate Taufeeq Asif. The application was filed after the leader received a letter from Malik Mohammad Nazeer of Chakwal who had pleaded that wheat flour was…