Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Thursday (today) arrived in Lahore on an official visit and has performed the groundbreaking of a housing project at Raiwind under the Punjab Peri-Urban Low-Cost Housing Scheme.
During his visit, the Prime Minister was accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib.
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He was also briefed about the project. Also, the premier will also meet hold a meeting with Usman Buzdar, where the Chief Minister will brief the premier about the steps taken by the government during Ramadan.
Later, while addressing the inaugural ceremony, PM Imran said his government is committed to provide shelter to the people at a low cost as per their income.
He said the societies can only be lifted by upgrading the living standard of the common people.
Speaking further about the Naya Pakistan Housing scheme. the premier added that the project is bringing a revolution in the construction sector.
“Pakistan has registered a record sale of cement after the announcement of the housing projects,” he added.
“I have asked banks to train the staff for the provision of loans under the scheme.”
The situation of India is in front of us, if we don’t take precautions against COVID-19, the situation can get worst here.
“Upcoming two weeks are very much important for Pakistan.”
Moreover, Prime Minister Imran Khan has also planted a tree during his visit to Raiwind earlier today.
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The Prime Minister will preside over various sessions in the metropolis as well. Also, important political issues will also be discussed during his visit.
On the other hand, arrangements for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Saudi Arabia have been completed. The Prime Minister will leave for Saudi Arabia for a two-day official visit on Saturday.
According to sources, the Pakistani government delegation will reach Saudi Arabia in two to three phases. The first government delegation has left Pakistan for Saudi Arabia.
The delegation includes Special Assistant to Prime Minister Malik Amin Aslam and Chairman Standing Committee on Defense Amjad Khan Niazi.
Sources said that the delegation will have important meetings tomorrow regarding the Billion Tree Tsunami Project in Saudi Arabia.
The official delegation will deal with the necessary issues before the arrival of the Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia.