Ashiana Iqbal Housing Lahore Foundation Stone on March 23, 2012 – Shahbaz Sharif
LAHORE (February 12, 2012) : Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the foundation stone of Aashiyana Iqbal will be laid on March 23, 2012.
He said that thousands of houses with modern facilities would be constructed in Aashiyana Iqbal for the poor.
He was presiding over a meeting regarding Aashiyana Iqbal project here on Sunday. Chairman Punjab Land Development Company Sheikh Alauddin, Chairman Planning and Development, Senior Member Board of Revenue, DCO Lahore and other officers concerned were also present on the occasion.
Chief Executive Officer PLDC Momin Agha gave a detailed briefing about the project.
Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab government had realised the dream of labourers, poor, orphans, widows and hapless people to have their own shelter by providing houses with modern facilities through Aashiyana Housing Schemes.
He further said that a land had been selected for Aashiyana Iqbal on Barki Road where besides other facilities, bus terminal, medical college, university and technical educational institute would also be established.
Sheikh Alauddin informed that the work on the extension project of Aashiyana Housing Scheme at Saroba Attari had been started and 40 thousand applications had been received for getting houses which reflected the confidence of the people in these schemes.