Islamabad, April 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Housing and Works, Dr. Younis Soomro chaired the briefing on Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) here today.
Joint Secretary, Ms. Amna Imran informed the Federal Minister about the Pakistan Housing Authority Foundation, its mission and objectives. She also briefed in detail about the completed, ongoing and the future projects of the Pakistan Housing Authority.
She briefed the Federal Minister about the Green Policy adopted by PHA. The objective of the Green Policy is to construct modern environment friendly communities especially for the low income groups. It would also re-energize the allied industries which are associated with construction and building products.
She further briefed the Federal Minister that PHA has accomplished a number of projects in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, and Peshawar and some of the projects are under development in Islamabad (Kuri Road), Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Turbat. The future projects are planned to be started in Islamabad, Karachi and Quetta.
The Federal Minister evinced interests in the ongoing projects by PHA, undertaken either solely or in joint venture. He further instructed to expedite the pace on the projects.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Housing Nasar Hayat, Joint Secretary Amna Imran, PHA Director Administration Asim Ayub, Director Land Dr. Naveed Khalid, Deputy Chief Housing Faheem Sheikh and other officials of the ministry.
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