The Federal Minister for Communications, Asad Mahmood, gave the go-ahead to build apartments for National Highway Authority (NHA) workers on Wednesday, January 4, according to news sources.
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The project will be close to the M-1 and M-2 highways, and employees will be able to buy apartment units in easy payments. It is said that the apartments will have everything they need and will be built on 121 kanals of NHA land.
During a recent visit to the site, Minister Mahmood said that the project would begin this month with the laying of the foundation stone. He said that the project will be a big step toward making housing affordable for NHA workers.
The minister also ordered the building of two more loops at the Peshwar-Islamabad Motorway (M-1) and Islamabad-Lahore Motorway (M-2) interchanges to make it easier for people to get to the airports in Lahore, Peshawar, and Islamabad.
It’s important to note that the federal government started a big housing project in 2019 as part of a plan to help low-income families find homes that are affordable. The goal of the project is to build five million houses all over Pakistan over the next five years. This will help with the lack of affordable housing in Pakistan.