Islamabad to have 5,000 more residential flats in Islamabad
Islamabad (Wednesday, August 29, 2012) – Minister of State for Housing Nauman Ahmad Langrial has directed Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) to locate as soon as possible feasible land for the construction of 5,000 more flats in the capital.
Housing Minister was chairing a meeting on Tuesday to discuss proposals to resolve the issue of increasing demand for accommodation in the federal capital. The minister inquired from the PHA officials about the current number of flats, residential condition, demand of new allottees and vacating status of old flats by retiring officers. The minister also said that providing all basic facilities to the government officials was the responsibility of the federal government. Langrial urged the officials concerned to expedite the process in this respect to ensure efficiency. “It is very important to get the positive output from our present human resource,” he emphasised. The state minister said, “We all have to work together to eliminate corruption, nepotism and bring a culture of smooth functioning to double the progress pace.”