Islamabad: Federal Minster for Housing and works Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has directed Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) to ensure the provision of all modern facilities in Kurri Road Housing Scheme.
On the direction of Minister for Housing and Works, PHA had invited proposals for Pre-qualification of Architects for construction of Housing colony at Kurri Road. In response thereof, more than fifteen companies/firms submitted their proposals, out of these proposals, the scrutiny committee short listed five companies for designing of the residential colony. The short listed companies were then invited to give presentations of their intended designed with allied details.
Responding to Housing Ministry invitation, all the five firms presented their designs in a meeting held in Housing Ministry. The meeting was chaired by Federal Minister, Makhdoom Faisal Saleh Hayat, while Secretary for Housing and Works, Kamran Lashari, Joint Secretary, M.B. Awan, MD. PHA and a number of officials from the Ministry and PHA attended the meeting.
Federal Minister for Housing and Works shared his observations with the participants during the presentations of architects. He said that the houses must be equipped with all modern facilities. He further asserted that the incumbent firm will be selected only on the basis of competition while all the relevant amenities like hospitals, schools, mosques, graveyard, recreation infrastructure, environmental aspects etc. will be provided to the residents.
On the conclusion of the meeting, Faisal Saleh Hayat constituted a high level committee to recommend the selection of the best of these five firms keeping in view their performance and respective rates.
It is pertinent to mention that housing ministry is committed to keep the prices of the proposed houses at competitive level with respect to existing markets scenario.
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