Jinnah Abadi (Sheikhupura, Sahiwal, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Multan & Okara) housing Scheme People given allotment letters of 5 Marla residential plots:
In Sheikhupura, the district administration organised a ceremony at the Tehsil Municipal Hall to give allotment letters to 241 homeless people of Kagar Gill, Gujaina Nuo and Chak No. 5 union councils.
MNA Sardar Irfan Dogar, MPAs Haji Ghulam Nabi and Rana Tanvir Nasir, Mian Amjad Latif, DCO Sibt-eHassan, AC Arshad Husain and DO (Information) Imran Maqbool attended the ceremony.
In Sahiwal, 752 homeless people were given allotment letters of five-marla plots at a ceremony at the District Council Hall. District Coordination Officer Waqas Ali Mehmood was the chief guest on this occasion.
MPA Pir Vilayat Shah Khagga, PML-N representative Ihsanul Haq Idrees, Additional Commissioner (Revenue) Dr Usman Ali and Additional District Collector Ashraf Sohail were also present
In Sargodha, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz patron Nawaz Sharif gave away allotment letters to homeless people. Punjab Law Minster Rana Sanaullah, MNA Sardar Shafqat, MPA Nizamuddin Sayalvi, Abdul Razzaq Dhiloon and Shahnawaz Ranjha were also present.
Later, Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Ashiana Housing Scheme on Faisalabad Road Sargodha and laid the foundation stone of Nawaz Sharif Boys College.
In Bahawalpur, 1,931 people from 15 villages were given allotment letters during a ceremony at Ahmedpur East tehsil courts. MPA Jahanzeb Warren gave away the letters.
In Multan, 525 people were given allotment letters of five (5) marla plots.
Of these allotment letters, 182 were given to the people of Multans Sadar tehsil, 188 to those belonging to Shujabad tehsil and 155 to the residents of Jalalpur Pirwala tehsil.
PML-N MNA Memona Hashmi and MPA Abdul Waheed Arain gave away allotment letters to people of Multans Sadar tehsil. Commissioner Syed Muhammad Ali Gardezi, District Coordination Officer Zahid Akhtar Zaman and Sadar Additional Collector Attaul Haq Qasmi were also present.
In OKARA,Homeless people were given allotment letters of five-marla plots under the Jinnah Abadi Scheme in various districts of the province on Saturday.
In Okara, allotment letters or proprietary certificates were given to 485 people during a ceremony at District Council Hall. MPAs Mian Yawar Zaman and Chaudhry Nadeem Abbas Rubera gave away the certificates.
District Coordination Officer Babar Shafi Chaudhry, Additional Collector Zaheer Abbas Malik and Assistant Commissioner Asif Rauf were also present.
(Published in Daily DAWN on Sunday, May 29, 2011)