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State Minister for Housing and Works visited PHA

  • PHA
  • 24/10/2018

State minister for housing and works, Muhammad Shabbir Ali Qureshi visited PHA Foundation, accompanying with Joint Secretary Mr. Jamil Ahmed Khan. Managing Director /CEO PHA-F briefed the Honorable Minister about performance of the organization. He stated that the main focus of the organization is to providing shelter to low income groups. The organization is operating on self-generating basis and no funds are being given/allocated from government of Pakistan. So far PHA has completed 24 projects in total, includes 5,348 constructed houses/apartments. Furthermore he stated that there are approximately 6,000 houses/apartments are under construction in the current running projects; some of them will be completed in current year and the rest within 02 to 03 years. Moreover planning on additional projects is also underway through which more than 2,000 housing units will be constructed. MD/CEO, PHA Foundation informed the state minister that PHA faces lot of difficulties due to non-cooperation of associated organizations; hence they should be instructed through government to cooperate with PHA in full extent to overcome delays in running projects. State minister has also given some instructions to reduce the prices so that a common man can bear all these expenses and fulfills a dream to own a house. MD/ CEO have also share some ideas and work plans regarding 5 million homes project of Prime Minister. State minister appreciated the performance of PHA and ensured that he will consider the recommendations and work plans presented to him. Moreover he emphasized both PHA officers and staff to continue their hardworking efforts to this nation and instructed to resolve problems of the people on priority basis and make sure to complete all projects on time.