Illegal Housing to Face Prosecution

Illegal housing societies in Pakistan

Mian Aslam Iqbal, the Provincial Minister for Housing and Urban Development, confirmed on Friday that an operation plan against unlawful housing societies is being developed. If the unauthorized housing association is not registered, the case will be forwarded to the anti-corruption department. Whoever perpetrated the offense will be held accountable.

Aslam Iqbal stated that a new strategy for low-cost housing plans under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme is scheduled to be introduced soon. During the open court, he told the complainants and the media that there was no space for carelessness in resolving the people’s concerns. The open court’s goal was to assess the effectiveness of public service delivery institutions.

The minister convened an open court at the LDA’s One Window Facility Centre. He heard the complaints about the LDA and the housing agency. On this particular occasion, a considerable crowd gathered in the open court.

Mian Aslam Iqbal previously presided over a meeting here on Monday to examine the development and implementation of current housing sector projects.


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The minister was advised on project progress by the secretary of housing and the head of development authority.

Provincial Minister of Housing Mian Aslam Iqbal directed that public welfare projects should be operated day and night to be completed on schedule. He urged the relevant authorities to create a more efficient and effective system for providing people with services. He stated that the New Pakistan Housing Programme will offer housing to the homeless. The Ravi City project is being constructed to address the housing requirements of millions of people.

Moreover, the minister stated that these initiatives of public importance should be completed as soon as possible.

According to the provincial minister, the programs for maintaining the provincial capital’s entrance and departure highways are critical. Better road infrastructure saves fuel, decreases air pollution, and improves traffic flow; consequently, these improvements cannot be postponed.

WASA, according to Mian Aslam Iqbal, should speed up its efforts to supply safe drinking water to residents. The conference was attended by Secretary of Housing Shakeel Ahmed, Special Secretary, MD WASA, Chief North and South Public Health Engineers, LDA and PHA personnel.

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