DUNYA NEWS, (Web Desk), 08th OCTOBER 2013:- Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says the government plans to construct five hundred thousand affordable housing units for shelter less people through public-private partnership.
He was presiding over a meeting in Islamabad to review low cost housing scheme.
The Prime Minister directed that policy framework for the scheme should be prepared by the end of next month.
He observed that low-cost housing units would enhance the quality of life and create employment opportunities.
Presiding over another meeting about Prime Minister s Youth Programme‚ Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said the government intends to provide better opportunities to youth‚ including skilled education‚ training‚ employment and scholarships.
He said youth are the greatest strength of the country and the government will ensure that they are gainfully employed.
The Prime Minister was informed that so far 350‚000 feedbacks and suggestions have been received from the general public.
He directed that all valuable suggestions should be given due consideration and projects under the youth programme be launched as soon as possible.