The Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has performed the groundbreaking of LDA City Naya Pakistan Apartments in Lahore on Firday and reaffirmed the determination to transform the country into a welfare state as per the State of Madina’s principles of rule of law and compassion.
Later addressing the ceremony, PM Imran Khan has said that this is a defining moment for Pakistan as the war has been waged against the mafias to bring them under the ambit of law. He noted that only those nations move forward where there is rule of law.
The Prime Minister further stated that the mortgage facility has been introduced after the passage of foreclosure law to ensure low cost housing for the poor and fixed income groups. He expressed satisfaction over the increased activity in the construction industry saying the cement sale witnessed record increase last month.
“The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government is working to provide universal health coverage to the people,” he said, adding that all the households have been covered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa whilst Punjab government has taken the challenge of providing health cards to each household by the end of this year.
The Premier has said that the network of Panagahs and that of ‘Koi Bhooka Na Soi’ scheme will be expanded to the whole country.
“A mega project of targeted subsidy will be launched after the completion of poverty survey in June this year,” he added.