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PM directs to facilitate allied industries connected to construction sector
December 03, 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to ensure provision of facilities to allied industries connected to the construction sector to keep moving economy's wheel of the country.

He was chairing weekly meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction, and Development in Islamabad today.

Imran Khan said Islamabad is the only planned city of Pakistan, but now its outlook is getting worse. He directed to ensure measures to protect green areas in the federal capital.

Governor State Bank informed the meeting that banks have almost achieved the quarterly targets regarding Housing and Construction sector. He said banks have been instructed to provide further facilities to the consumers. 

Chairman Capital Development Authority briefed the meeting that work on automation is continuing with great pace and will be completed by the end of this month. He said the automation will save people from unnecessarily visiting CDA offices. He said CDA has so far received maps of four out of 12 commercial plots on which construction will be started soon.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for implementation of industrial package provided for industries.

Presiding over a meeting regarding reforms introduced in energy sector, in Islamabad today, he also directed for sustainable resolution of problems related to energy sector and to take every possible steps in providing facilities to the general public.

The meeting was informed on progress on reform process and negotiation with IPPs.

The meeting was attended by Ministers for Planning, Information, Industries and Production, Power Division and Advisors on Finance, Petroleum and others.