ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Housing and Works intends to develop high-rise structures in affluent areas of Islamabad such as F7 and F6.
According to details, Iftikhar Shallwani, the secretary of housing and works, informed the media that the government might develop high-rise structures in affluent areas of Islamabad like F6, F7, and G6 to address the city’s residency issue.
The source said that the housing ministry was also organizing the 1st International Housing Expo in 2022 as part of public-private cooperation.
The Housing Expo is being managed by the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce, which also said that the government needs assistance from the business sector to provide cutting-edge technologies to the housing sector.
Additionally, Shallwani mentioned that a panel discussion on green, vertical, and resilient housing would be held during the Expo while Akhuwat’s Amjad Saqib would educate the audience about affordable housing.
The housing secretary claimed that people who are unable to build their own houses have received Rs. 12 billion from the Akhuwat Foundation.
In response to a question, he stated that the Naya Pakistan Housing & Development Authority (NAPHDA) would soon be decided by the government to be put under the Ministry of Housing and Works.