CM Punjab announces ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Project’ in Lahore

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

15th Dec, 2020. 06:02 pm
Usman Buzdar

Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced that the “Naya Pakistan Housing Project” will be starting soon in the capital city.

In a tweet on Tuesday, CM Punjab said the project will comprise 35,000 apartments’ with affordable installment plans.

Earlier in November, Housing Minister Mian Mahmood-ur-Rashid had said that the groundbreaking ceremony of 35,000 new housing units in Lahore would be performed by Prime Minister Imran Khan on December  25, 2020.

On the other hand, Sardar Usman Buzdar had inaugurated the long-delayed Firdous Market underpass aka Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Lahore.

The Chief Minister’s Advisor on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said the Buzdar government practically implements all its promises made to the public.

Firdous Ashiq had said that the underpass project, will benefit in traffic jams and it is the gift to the people of Lahore.

The Chief Minister had laid the foundation stone of the project on May 18, 2020, whereas Rs1.76 billion were earmarked for the project, which also included the land acquisition cost, as the construction cost was estimated at Rs1.09 billion.

The Punjab government conducted a transparent tendering process and awarded the construction contract for Rs960 million, thus saving Rs130 million of the nation’s money.

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