LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Friday said the country’s construction sector is progressing now, ARY News reported.
This he said while addressing a ceremony of groundbreaking of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) City Naya Pakistan Apartments under the Naya Pakistan Housing program.
30 more industries are directly linked with the construction sector, the premier said and added that his government is taking concrete steps to further uplift this sector.
PM Imran said, the PTI government faced many hurdles in reaching the position and added that Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has also removed the flaws within it and is heading in the right direction.
People can avail of the house under Naya Pakistan Housing program by paying the rent money as installment, he added.
35,024 apartments will be constructed under the project being initiated by Lahore Development Authority in collaboration with Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority.
Under the scheme, 4,000 apartments will be constructed during the first phase. Every apartment will cover a 650 square feet area, having two bedrooms.
The LDA had a fixed price of Rs2.7million for every apartment which will be taken in easy installments.
The prime minister during his visit to Lahore would chair key meetings at Chief Minister House, where he would get briefings on the latest updates on inflation and COVID-19 situation.
The prime minister would also be briefed on the Ravi River project and other housing schemes besides also being updated on an operation against land grabbers in the province.
Earlier, Imran Khan had performed the groundbreaking of Farash Town apartments in Islamabad under the Naya Pakistan Housing Program.