Construction sector welcomes it’s industry status

By Adnan Rafique

ISLAMABAD: The construction sector on Sunday lauded the government’s decision to declare the sector as an industry as it had huge demand of up to 70 associated industries.
Now the construction sector acquired the status of industry which would add the positive impact in country’s economic health and also enhance economic growth, Chairman Association of Builder and Developers (ABAD) Mohsin Seikhani stated. While the Chairman ABAD has termed the recent package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan for construction sector as historic and it would prove a turning point for the economy.
He said that said that ABAD was demanding incentives for the construction sector because more than 70 allied industries were dependent on it. “We are indebted to Prime Minister for reviving construction industry and give this status for the revival of the sector,†he said.
ABAD, he said, also requested the Prime Minister to announce a universal policy for approval of building plans throughout the country so that builders and developers could start construction as early as possible.