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UK’s real estate tycoon arrives in Islamabad to help PM on 5 million housing project

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited a renowned real estate tycoon in the United Kingdom for consultation on the initiative to build five million cost-effective housing. Aneel Musarrat, a Manchester-based tycoon, on Monday arrived in Islamabad along with Sahibzada Amir Jehangir. He is one the richest men in the UK and is considered a close friend of Imran Khan. He is expected to hold consultation with the prime minister on the construction of the cost-effective houses, and also on new policies for overseas…

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…

Kamal vows to fight legal battle against SC order seeking vacating of thousands of houses

KARACHI: Chairman Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Mustafa Kamal on Monday announced to challenge the Supreme Court order demanding vacating thousands of houses in different areas of Karachi that were given decades ago by the government, ARY News reported. "A state's job is to provide shelter to its citizens. The PSP will move court against vacating of houses. We will fight legal battle against the legal notice issued in this regard," he said while talking to journalists in Karachi.  The apex court has issued notification to…

Terrorists also opened fire on houses adjacent to university hostel

PESHAWAR:  It has emerged that the terrorists, who stormed Agriculture Training Institute in Peshawar on Friday leaving nine martyred and 25 others injured, also opened fire on the houses adjacent to the university. In the video footage you can see bullet-riddled walls of the houses, next to hostel of the varsity, which are populated by families. According to police, three terrorists broke into the premises of the institute and opened indiscriminate fire. Soon after receiving the report, police, Army, and Rapid…

Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar’s Rakhine

COX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh: More than 2,600 houses have been burned down in Rohingya-majority areas of Myanmar’s northwest in the last week, the government said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest violence against the Muslim minority in decades. About 58,600 Rohingya have fled into neighboring Bangladesh from Myanmar, according to UN refugee agency UNHCR, as aid workers there struggle to cope. Myanmar officials blamed the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) for the burning of the homes. The group claimed responsibility…

Land grabbers ‘beat up women with sticks’, occupy houses

BAHAWALPUR: At least two women were badly tortured by alleged land grabbers in Hussainabad Village, Lodhran on Monday. According to police, Nasreen Mai and Naseem Mai were brought in injured condition to District Headquarters Hospital, Lodhran for emergency medical treatment. The victims told the police that armed men belonging to Joiya Tribe barged into their houses when the male members were not present. They said the culprits tortured them and beat them with sticks. As a result, they suffered critical injuries.…

Govt releases Rs5 bn to compensate TDPs in FATA

ISLAMABAD:The federal government on Tuesday released over five billion rupees for welfare of Temporarily Displaced Persons of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. According to Radio Pakistan, sources at the FATA secretariat told the organisation that the amount will be spent on providing compensation to the tribal people whose houses were destroyed or damaged in terrorist acts. The owner of each damaged house will receive four hundred thousand rupees while partially damaged houses' owners will get one hundred sixty…