Chairman NAPHDA inaugurates first Pre-Fabricated House in Islamabad
Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Development and Authority (NAPHDA) Lieutenant General Retired Anwar Ali Hyder inaugurated the first Pre-Fabricated House in Islamabad today.
A renowned Korean company G-Songuo, in association with Naya Pakistan Housing Development Authority has completed the construction of state of the art modular model house. He said the government would provide all out facilities to the builders and other stakeholders to materialize the dream of Prime Minister for provision of accommodation to the poor and middle classes at affordable rate. Briefing the Chairman, the company representative said that the fully furnished two bedrooms house was constructed within seven days. He said G-Songuo's composite insulation wall used in the construction, is 43 times better than traditional brick wall thus making the house more comfortable with significantly reduced utility bills. He said these houses are also earthquake and fire resistant. The representative said G-Songuo could construct one to four story houses and apartment buildings. He said G-Songuo is keen to start its operation in Pakistan and is also interested to bring its production and technology customization. The representative of G-Songuo said this would not only fetch foreign investment with transfer of a state of the art technology but also help create job opportunities in high-tech construction and allied sectors.
The Korean company representative said that G-Songuo is highly interested to facilitate PM Imran Khan's vision for 5 million housing by building 18,000 houses and apartments per year with a single production facility. He said the production numbers could be increased with further production facilities. Later, the Chairman inspected the House. Deputy Chairman NAPHDA Major General Retired Amir Aslam Khan and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.