Lahore slum dwellers to get ownership rights

By: News Desk      Published: 04:12 PM, 5 Jun, 2021
Lahore slum dwellers to get ownership rights
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After Prime Minister Imran Khan gave the green signal, the Punjab government has decided to grant ownership rights to the slum dwellers in Lahore, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

The provincial government has decided to give proprietary rights to the slum residents in phases.

The provincial government has tasked the concerned department to collect entire information about the slum areas in Lahore.

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It may be mentioned that there is a full-fledged Directorate General of Katchi Abadis and Urban Improvement that works under the Local Government and Rural Development Department of the Punjab government.

The Lahore Development Authority is working as executing agency on behalf of Directorate General Katchi Abadis and Urban Improvement, Punjab, for implementing the policy decisions of the provincial government.

Reporter Qazafi Butt