ISLAMABAD: The groundbreaking of the Prefabricating Housing Project has been performed by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday.
Addressing the ceremony in Islamabad, Imran Khan said that the project would help in providing affordable houses to the people in the shortest possible time.
The Prime minister said that prefabricated houses would be established in big cities, including Karachi and Lahore where the cost of lands was extremely expensive. These houses could be set up within three to four months while the construction of flats takes three to four years.
According to the prime minister, housing, agriculture, exports and relocation of industry from China are amongst the top priorities of the government.
While addressing the ceremony, the prime minister thanked the Chinese ambassador for his support and appreciated the neighboring country’s help to Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said, “A Chinese leading company named Henan D.R. Construction Group has set up a plant for Easy Prefabricated Homes in M-3 Special Economic Zone.”
He also counted agriculture as an area where Pakistan needs help, said, “With Chinese technology, we could improve productivity, which would have an impact on our growth rate and help raise income levels in rural areas.”