Large housing scheme to raise Pakistan's cement demand

Large housing scheme to raise Pakistan's cement demand
04 September 2018

Pakistan's Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has chaired a meeting on construction of the '05 Million Housing programme' for of low-cost/affordable housing. The meeting was attended by Yaqoob Izahar, Najeeb Haroon, Arshad Dad, Secretary Housing & Works Dr Imran Zeb Khan, Secretary Law M Justice (R) Abdul Shakoor Paracha and other senior officers.

The Prime Minister said that construction of low-cost and affordable '05 Million Houses' is the foremost priority of the government which would not only address housing issues of the people especially in the major cities but would also promote economic growth and create job opportunities. This is expected to lead to an increase in cement demand.

The committee for the scheme  will submit its initial recommendations to the Prime Minister within one week. The Prime Minister emphasised that private sector should be encouraged and maximum facilitation be extended to those who would be partnering with the government in the implementation of ‘05 Million Housing Programme’.

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