ISLAMABAD: The work on the PTI-led government flagship Naya Pakistan Housing project in three cities of Punjab will start from next month.
The three cities where the work on the project is going to be launched are Renala Khurd, Chishitan and Lodhran.
According to an official of the Ministry of Housing and Works, the work on the housing project in the three cities will begin in February.
He added that following the start of work in the three cities, the project will be launched in other cities of the country.
The official said a complete layout plan had been prepared for the construction of 25,000 houses in Islamabad and Lahore, which would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan soon.
He added that the 23-member housing task force was working hard to finalize an action plan for the implementation of the programme for the construction of five million housing units.
The official said there were some 31.96 million houses in Pakistan and about 12 million more were needed. Some 2.5 million housing units were being constructed against the annual demand of 7 million, he added.