The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has introduced an online system for approving building plans.
Special Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) for Information and Local Government, Kamran Bangash, inaugurated the online system for the public convenience in the construction sector.
During the media briefing, Bangash said that it was Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s mission to create a conducive environment in the country, and significant steps have been taken in this direction.
He said that the government wants to bring foreign investment in the country, and for that matter, easy rules and policies are being devised.
Bangash said that the KP government is striving to enhance employment opportunities, adding that the addition of an online approval system will further improve the construction sector.
The SACM noted that the maps of residential buildings could be obtained in 15 days after approval, while plans of commercial buildings could be collected in a month.
The World Bank prepares its report every year on business opportunities in which business activities in different countries are ranked after examining them from ten different aspects adding that in a report published by the World Bank for the year 2020, Pakistan has got a lead of 28 places.
Kamran Bangash said that the country’s rankings show that the government has done an excellent in creating a positive environment for investment.
The government complied with the World Bank report after reviewing business opportunities and investment climate in 190 countries.