The federal government has given an offer to the provincial government of Sindh for forming a special task force for constructing the low-cost housing scheme for the underprivileged people of the province in which the federal government assured of maximum assistance to the government of Sindh.
Zaigham Rizvi—the chairman of the Prime Minister’s Task Force on Housing gave this message to Murad Ali Shah—the chief minister of Sindh at the Chief Minister House. The meeting was attended by the local government minister—Saeed Ghani, Murtaza Wahab—the advisor to the chief minister, and Firdous Shamim Naqvi—the leader of the opposition in Sindh Assembly.
Zaigham Rizvi told the CM that the prime minister wants the government of Sindh to form a special task force on housing and build as much low cost houses as it could from its own resources and provide the poor people of the province these houses on easy installments.
He also told the CM that the federal government is all willing to extend maximum support and cooperation to the provincial government in the making of the houses. Mr. Rizvi added that the federal government are not concerned about the name with which the provincial government decides to launch the scheme with.
Murad Ali Shah said that he would be putting forward the matter of low-housing scheme on the agenda of his next cabinet meeting and later would be informing the federal government about the cabinet’s decision accordingly.