IIPS hosts webinar on ‘Real Estate Role in Economic Development’



Staff Reporter

Real estate is one of the largest drivers of Pakistan’s economy and to highlight this factor, the Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) organised a webinar titled: “The Role of Real Estate in Pakistan’s Economic Development.”

The webinar aimed at highlighting significance of real estate in Pakistan’s economic development. The webinar also discussed challenges hindering the growth of the sector along with its remedial measures.

The webinar included expert panelists namely, Shafiq Akbar, Chairman Imarat Group and CEO Graana.com, Shaikh Muhammad Imran, Vice Chairman LDA, Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb, senior economist and public policy expert, Mr Khurram Farid Bargatt, Chartered Urban Planner, and Dr Shujat Ali, retired civil servant.

The session was moderated by Lt Gen Muhammad Haroon Aslam, HI (M), SBt, (Retd), President IIPS advisory board.

While speaking on the minimum reform agenda for better regulation of real estate, Mr Imran highlighted the regulatory measures taken by the incumbent government to boost real estate related activities in Pakistan.

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