Govt focusing on affordable housing for low income groups: PM

May 23, 2015

Lahore; May 23, 2015

 

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with a delegation of SP Tech  (Pvt) Ltd, led by its Chairman Mr. Hans Wilhelmson here today.

 

The Prime Minister was given a detailed presentation on the technical and financial aspects of low cost housing in the Pakistan.

 

He was informed that country is facing a shortfall of more than three million housing units with demand in urban areas increasing at a faster pace.

 

Talking to them the Prime Minister said that in order to meet the housing shortage government is focusing on constructing affordable housing units for low income groups.

 

He emphasized that housing is one of the most important human needs and is related to other societal issues like provision of employment, transportation, sanitation, education and health facilities.