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PM to be briefed about affordable housing scheme for poor segments

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

24th Dec, 2020. 10:19 am
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Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction, and Development on Thursday.

According to the details, scheduled at 3 pm, the meeting will be chaired by the Prime Minister.

The meeting will be attended by federal ministers, advisers, special assistants, and officials of the Naya Pakistan Housing Authority.

The Prime Minister will be briefed on the construction of affordable houses. Bank officials participating in the meeting will discuss important issues, including easy installment loans.

In the previous meeting that PM chaired on December 18th, he said that promoting the construction sector and providing houses to poor segments of society is a national service.

The PM directed to further accelerate the awareness campaign regarding the easy loans being provided by the banks for the construction of houses.

He said it is the first time in the country’s history that the commercial banks are extending loans to the poor for the construction of houses.

On the occasion, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Reza Baqir informed the meeting that the commercial banks through their 7,700 branches across the country have started providing loans to the people for the construction of houses. It was informed that the commercial banks have started receiving loan applications in big numbers.


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