Federal govt’s right to take private land for housing societies abolished: Fawad

By: News Desk      Published: 07:35 PM, 2 Nov, 2021
Federal govt’s right to take private land for housing societies abolished: Fawad

Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry Tuesday said that the authority of the federal government to take private lands from the people for establishing housing societies had been abolished.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Information Minister held a press briefing after the cabinet meeting and announced that Prime Minister would address the nation tomorrow (Wednesday).

He told the media persons that a plan of action would be formulated for equitable distribution of residential plots and new authority for property management was being set up.

Fawad said that PM Imran had taken the allied parties into confidence over the electoral reforms because free and fair elections were not possible without them.

Talking about the commodities price hike, he said that the price of essential commodities in the country were lower than other countries in the region.

The minister said the petrol price in Pakistan was lower than in Indian and Bangladesh, as well as the poverty rate in regional countries was also higher than in Pakistan.

He also mentioned that there was a clear difference in the prices of essential commodities in Punjab and Sindh as food prices in Sindh were higher than in Punjab.

Fawad suggested to the Sindh government that should review administrative matters.

Information Minister Fawad also disclosed that his government was going to legalize all the projects related to reducing poverty in Pakistan.

The information minister said that the cabinet was briefed on the vacancies in the commerce and information ministries.