Housing Policy approved by the President of Pakistan on June 22, 2001
has endorsed that housing and construction sector has tremendous
potential to generate maximum employment opportunities. Its multiple
effects on the economy have to robust potential to generate industrial
activities, develop small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
self-employment opportunities, business, commerce and trade activities
and at the same time encourage utilization of indigenous natural and
man-made resources available in the country.
theory allowing the private sector to export wheat first time ever
makes all the sense. In practice, however, it is feared to give
virtual control to the private sector over the procurement and export
of the commodity, particularly in the absence of check and balance
measures. As is, farmers are forced to dispose of the crop much below
the official support price of Rs 300/40 kilogram thus denying them the
chance to earn fair returns for months of hard work.
and development activities must be focused in generating knowledge and
understanding about how to achieve conservation of water resources.
Water shortage is inevitable and bound to be worsen. The best way of
making sustainable use of water resources is to empower all users to
manage their own supplies. We are all water users. We all therefore
have a responsibility for ensuring those coming generations will live
in a world, where security, not water scarcity is the norm.