Ashiana Housing Schemes in Punjab : Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said the work on Aashiyana-II housing scheme on Barki Road Lahore will be started from December 25, 2011.
Shahbaz Sharif was addressing a meeting during his visit to under-construction Ashiyana Housing Scheme at Saroba Atari Lahore here on Sunday (November 6, 2011).
Shahbaz Sharif said that work on the Ashiyana Housing schemes in Jehlum, Sahiwal, Faisalabad and Sargodha was continuing speedily whereas these housing schemes would be started in 17 more districts of Punjab and their scope would be extended to the entire province under a phased programme.
Said meeting reviewed the progress on Ashiyana-I, II Lahore schemes in Lahore and other districts of the province.
Punjab Land Development Company CEO informed the chief minister about the pace of work on the schemes.
The chief minister said the policy of austerity should be observed in execution of Ashiyana schemes and acquiring
of government land should be preferred for the purpose.
He said Barki Road ‘Aashiyana City’ consisting of more than 20,000 houses would be unique with regard to architecture, quality and transparency.
He said construction of multi-storey buildings and setting up of an industrial village for trade activities in Aashiyana-II should also be considered.
Punjab Land Development Company CEO in his detailed briefing told the meeting that land for Aashiyana schemes had been identified in 10 out of 17 districts of the province whereas the process of identifying land in other districts was also continuing speedily.
Later, Shahbaz Sharif inspected the under-construction houses and sports complex in Aashiyana Housing project.