Govt to release Rs 4.5 billion for housing scheme of underprivileged people

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 18 (APP):The Federal government Tuesday directed to release of Rs 4.5 billion for the completion of a housing scheme for the underprivileged segment of the country.
Presenting a Supplementary Finance amendment Bill 2018 in the National Assembly, Finance Minister Asad Umar said after completion of this project 10,000 more houses would be constructed.
He said the government would provide Rs 540,000 per family in the form of the Sehat Insaf Card for doctors’ fees and medicines in FATA and Islamabad. We have also instructed the Punjab government to introduce the facility in that province as well.”