Prime Minister Imran Khan today chaired a meeting to review proposed development plan of Bundal Island Karachi and New Blue Area Islamabad

October 07, 2019

Islamabad, 07 Oct 2019:

Prime Minister Imran Khan today chaired a meeting to review proposed development plan of Bundal Island Karachi and New Blue Area Islamabad.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, SAPM Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan Chairman BOI Mr. Zubair Gilani,Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Lt. Gen (r) Anwar Ali Hyder and other senior officers.

A detailed plan of prospective developments of areas around the city of Karachi and the islands falling within the jurisdiction of Port Qasim also came under discussion. A phased development plan was presented to the Prime Minister which would be undertaken for providing quality housing and better opportunities to those ready to invest in Pakistan.

The development of Blue Area was also discussed in detail. The discussion centred around offering incentives for bringing in foreign investors to develop areas that have remained under utilized and to concentrate more on building high rises to address the lateral spread of the capital city.

The Prime Minister while commenting on the proposals stated that our priority should be to build high rises to address the housing needs of the growing population of the city. In this regard, improvements in facilitation of foreign investors is required.