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Sindh govt to provide 20,000 free houses to lower-income families: Wasan

KARACHI: The Sindh Government has decided to initiate free housing schemes to facilitate the low-income groups in the province, ARY News reported on Wednesday. Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Nawab Wasan on Wednesday briefed Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari about the free housing schemes and invited him to inaugurate the project. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Housing Cell had devised the plan to provide 10,000 houses free of cost to low-income people in the first phase. The houses will be…

Govt decides to expedite probe of high-profile cases

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry says the government has decided to expedite investigation of high-profile cases currently taken up by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Addressing a press briefing here after the Federal Cabinet meeting, the minister said, "We are trying the country to stand on its own feet and some strong steps are to be taken in this regard." Mr. Chaudhry said the newly-launched housing scheme was completely transparent and it would help the poor have their own homes. A…

‘Housing scheme to create 6 million jobs,’ says PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government has launched its ‘most ambitious landmark housing policy of building five million homes in five years that will create ample job opportunities. In a tweet this morning, PM Khan said: “We have launched our most ambitious, landmark housing policy of building 5mn homes in 5 yrs. InshaAllah this will provide affordable houses for our less privileged strata of society, plus 6mn jobs, create demand in 40 industries directly involved in house building & attract FDI.”…

WB approves $145 million for affordable housing in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The World Bank (WB) has approved $145 million for Pakistan to let people of the country have access to affordable houses through mortgage financing. The Funds are to be allotted under the Pakistan Housing Finance Project (PHFP) and will finance the government’s plan to develop the housing sector in Pakistan especially to cater women and low incomes get house ownership “This project will spur the development of housing mortgage market in the country and make housing finance affordable and reachable to many…