Body re­views use of pub­lic prop­er­ties

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

ISLAMABAD: Ameet­ing of the com­mit­tee con­sti­tuted by Prime Min­is­ter Im­ran Khan to de­ter­mine the use of pub­lic prop­er­ties was held un­der the chair­man­ship of De­fence Min­is­ter Pervez Khat­tak in Islamabad on Tues­day.

The min­is­ter di­rected the con­cerned au­thor­i­ties to com­plete all for­mal­i­ties and le­gal process vis-a-vis the uti­liza­tion of th­ese prop­er­ties for the wel­fare of the state.

The meet­ing was at­tended by Min­is­ter for Rail­ways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, the sec­re­tary hous­ing and works and of­fi­cials of the Fed­eral Board of Rev­enue (FBR), the Wa­ter and Power De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (WAPDA) and other de­part­ments.

Last month in a state­ment, Pervez Khat­tak un­der­scored the need for op­ti­mum uti­liza­tion of pub­lic prop­er­ties.

The de­fence min­is­ter said unuti­lized land would be de­vel­oped with pub­lic pri­vate part­ner­ship and asked prov­inces to iden­tify lands and fu­ture plan for their uti­liza­tion. He also di­rected to con­duct sur­vey and pre­pare fea­si­bil­ity re­port on var­i­ous pi­lot projects.

Khat­tak said that the work­ing group has iden­ti­fied 2017 prop­er­ties of dif­fer­ent fed­eral gov­ern­ments with 47,230 kanal area which will be uti­lized to gen­er­ate rev­enue and also for con­struc­tion of houses for the prime min­is­ter's five mil­lion hous­ing project. - NNI

ISLAMABAD: Chair­man Se­nate, Muham­mad Sadiq San­jrani ex­chang­ing views with a del­e­ga­tion that called on him at the head of ‘Khan of Chaghi’ Muham­madIbrahim Khan San­jrani, here at the Par­lia­ment House, Tues­day. — PID photo

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