ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme on April 17, the Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said.
While briefing media representatives in Islamabad after the prime minister presided over the Federal Cabinet meeting, Fawad Chaudhry told that the Cabinet approved construction of 1,35,000 apartments under the Naya Pakistan Housing Authority across the Country.
The minister said that 25,000 apartments will be built in Islamabad for federal government employees while 110,000 apartments will be constructed in Balochistan, where fishermen of Gwadar can get residence as well.
Fawad Chaudhry told that the Federal Cabinet also approved directing all the government departments to use Pakistan Post for official communication.
The information minister further informed that a Train Station is being established at Nankana Sahib after the name of Baba Guru Nanak.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that a grant of 94 million Euros from Germany was also approved to be utilized for the provision of clean drinking water to the residents of Faisalabad.
Moreover, the minister told that the Finance Minister Asad Umar is visiting Washington to discuss an agreement with the International Monitory Fund (IMF), which is likely to be signed soon. He said that Asset Declaration Scheme will be launched after discussing it with Asad Umar upon his return from Washington.