Islamabad, (ZNN TV) : Deputy Chairman Senate Mirza Muhammad Afridi, while addressing the closing ceremony of the Peshawar International Property Exhibition organised by the Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry (PAEI), has underlined that currently, our country is facing a shortage of more than 10 million housing units, adding that to provide low-cost houses to lower and middle-class population of the country is the top priority of the sitting government.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan took a very bold initiative, like “Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar” subsidised loan scheme. This flagship project will uplift the economy as it will
give a boom to construction activities in the country”, he asserted.
Mirza Afridi underscored, to attract private and foreign investments, the government has announced a special package for the real estate development and construction sector which includes an amnesty scheme, and tax exemptions.
While apprising the participants of the government’s business-friendly initiatives, the Deputy Chairman said that the provincial government of KP has launched a “One Window Business Portal” intending to promote industrial and commercial activities by extending maximum possible
facilitation to private sector investors and the business community. The endeavour is an
important step towards “Ease of Doing Business” in the province, he further added.
He stated that all these steps will surely help real estate investors and businessmen. Afridi expressed hope that this exhibition will prove to be a milestone in promoting investment in the real estate and construction industry in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Congratulating the Chairman of Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry (PAEI), Muhammad Khurshid Barlas and his entire team on the successful organization of the Peshawar International Property Exhibition, the deputy Chairman Senate remarked that holding such property exhibitions will help promote construction activities in the country.
He said that the Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry has provided an excellent platform for the edifice business community to showcase their projects, adding that the successful conduct of the expo will further boost the business community, especially the real estate industry, and give the public the opportunity to purchase the property or house of their choice.