Press Release

Islamabad:  National Coordination Committee on Housing Construction and Development held its 109th meeting in Islamabad today.
The meeting was convened by Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder, HI(M) (Retd) and attended by officials from the Ministries of Housing and Works, Planning, Development & Special Initiative, Finance, Law and Justice, Chief Secretary’s offices Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, FBR, CDA, and Deputy Chairman NAPHDA Major General Amer Aslam khan, HI(M), T Bt (Retd) among others.

The Committee reviewed the progress of different housing and construction related initiatives in all the provinces. Matters relating to project approval regime, master plan, and land/construction matters were discussed.

Agenda items also included discussion on Draft Policy by Chief Secretary Punjab to address the issue of conversion of the following categories of lands into built up areas:
i. Agriculture land/green areas
ii. Shamilat land
iii. State owned lands (Parks, nullahs, public community areas)

Update on digitization of Cadastral Record of Lahore and all State Lands was also given and discussed.
Progress of the commission/committee constituted to deal with illegal/unapproved housing schemes/societies involving third party interest was also deliberated.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had constituted the National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development to coordinate and facilitate the government's policy to promote construction and development-related activities, especially affordable housing projects for the low-income segment of the society as envisaged in the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme.