Regulated activity in housing sector important to meet growing needs of people: Azam



Minister for Law and Justice Senator Azam Nazeer Tarar has stressed the need for the proper regulation of the housing sector to curb the unplanned growth of housing societies.

He said that despite multiple laws, the unorganized growth of housing societies is on the rise, which is not a good trend and added that instead of helping in regulation, multiple laws are creating confusion.

He expressed these views during his visit to the 1st International Housing EXPO organized by the Ministry of Housing & Works and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also visited the stalls of the EXPO and appreciated the products and projects displayed at the occasion.

He emphasized that regulated activity in the housing sector is important to meet the growing housing needs of people. He said that the Federal Capital should be developed into a model city the future generations.

He assured of fully cooperating with ICCI in amending the building byelaws for commercial and industrial buildings to cater to the needs of current business requirements.

He lauded the initiative of the Ministry of Housing & Works and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry for organizing the 1st International Housing EXPO to bring all stakeholders to one platform.

Speaking at the occasion, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President ICCI said that the building byelaws of CDA were made many years ago and are not helping in the construction of commercial and industrial buildings as per need of the current times. —APP