ISLAMABAD: Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Thursday said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s promise to provide shelter to the homeless would be fulfilled today.
He said PM Imran Khan will distribute residential flats and houses among the labourers under the Workers Welfare Fund.
The federal minister said more than 1,000 flats and 500 houses had been completed under the Naya Pakistan Housing Project.
He said the prime minister would also lay the foundation stone of another 1,500 flats on Thursday (today). “For the first time, workers and labourers are being provided with their own roof on mortgage basis,” Murad Saeed said.
He said that under the scheme, houses will be distributed among widows and disabled, besides labourers on ownership rights to those who were earning less than Rs 0.5 milion.