‘Ertugrul’ actor refuses to work with housing society

ISLAMABAD: Turkish drama ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ actor Engin Altan Duzyatan has reportedly cancelled his agreement as brand ambassador with the controversial Blue World City housing society. The Turkish interior ministry has reportedly informed Duzyatan about Pakistani media reports stating that Blue

Govt to launch Rs400 billion construction-related projects: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said construction-related projects worth Rs400 billion will be initiated in the last quarter of the current year. Addressing a news conference, the minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan is giving special

PM forms high-level committee on housing, construction

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted the National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development. The objective of the committee is to coordinate and facilitate the government’s policy of promoting construction and development related activities, especially affordable housing projects

BOI launches portal for foreign investment in housing sector

ISLAMABAD: Board of Investment (BOI) has launched a portal for investment opportunities in the housing sector on its website to facilitate foreign companies interested in making investments in low-cost schemes and providing an effective one-stop shop solution. A simple ceremony

Frontman of Chairman Railways Society arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Law-enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged frontman of Chairman Railways Society Abdul Khaliq Farooqi who is involved on encroachment and illegal constructions on lands belonging to the Karachi Circular Railway. Farooqi allegedly has made bogus documents of allotments that

KP housing minister tests positive for COVID-19

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa housing minister Dr Amjad Ali on Thursday confirmed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The minister said he had been suffering from cough and fever for the last few days and got himself tested for

Low-cost housing scheme in Islamabad’s Sector 1-5 remains incomplete

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to complete a project providing affordable housing to low-income individuals in Sector I-5 since the past fifteen years. The delay has deprived 4000 people from receiving low-cost apartments. In 2003, an amount

CDA fails to control illegal construction in Jinnah Garden housing society

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to control illegal construction in the Jinnah Garden housing scheme located in the federal capital. The Federal Government Employees Cooperative Housing Society at Jinnah Garden has handed over the construction to RSA

PM performs ground breaking of seven housing projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of 20,000 housing units in seven projects at the cost of Rs100 billion in Islamabad. Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony, the prime minister said this is just

PM orders to expedite work on low-cost housing projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan declared 2020 as the year of employment and jobs, saying that the government finalised plans to provide greater relief to the people of Pakistan. Addressing an event for providing interest-free loans under Low-Cost Housing Scheme,

Affordable housing scheme

Prime Minister Imran Khan had promised to build five million low-cost housing units after coming to power culminating in the Naya Pakistan Housing Project. Now the ambitious project to provide affordable and decent housing is finally heading towards realisation. In

PM reviews progress on Naya Pakistan Housing Project

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, while reviewing progress on Naya Pakistan Housing Project for low-income citizens, termed the housing sector a priority for the government. The prime minister said said promotion of the housing sector would not only boost 40

Ambitious plan to build five million homes will solve nation’s housing problem, Rizvi

BANGKOK: An ambitious venture to build five million affordable homes within the timeframe of five years in Pakistan will tap student architects and use local materials and improved technologies to keep costs low, a senior government official said on Thursday.