ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday will inaugurate the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme projects during his visit to Quetta before leaving for a two-day maiden visit to Iran.Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal and other senior officials will receive the PM at the airport.The premier will also meet the bereaved Hazara families and offer his condolences on the deaths of their loved ones in last week’s Hazarganji blast that claimed 22 lives.Later, PM Khan will preside over important meetings scheduled to analyse peace and security situation in the province, and development projects.
Strict security measures have been implemented in preparation for the prime minister’s arrival, with security personnel deployed at Quetta’s Zarghoon Road, Airport Road and other areas. Main areas of the city are also being cleaned as part of the preparations for the PM’s visit.
The Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme projects will be inaugurated at the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS).
In the first phase of the project, thousands of houses are to be built in Quetta for employees of the provincial and federal governments, and fishermen of Gwadar.
CM Kamal sees housing project as “milestone”
Balochistan CM Jam Kamal has considered the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme “an important milestone for the people of Balochistan.”
Yesterday, he chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of the project in Quetta.
During the meeting, Pakistan Housing Authority Foundation Director General Waseem Hayat Bajwa briefed members and apprised them that the construction of low cost residential apartments under the project would be completed in various phases.
He said that the residential apartments will be constructed in Kuchlak and Wahdat Colony areas of Quetta while several apartments will also be constructed in Gwadar and Ormara for fishermen and government employees.