Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Construction - v
P & R Vol.2 Issue 1
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Construction – v

Publication Year : 2021

The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized an online seminar on the recently announced incentive package for the construction industry by Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The keen attendance of more than 100 participants rightly indicated the importance of subject, and thus, the package was discussed in detail. The representation from contractors, federal housing authorities, LDA, architects, urban planners, and academic researchers made it a viable dialogue between stakeholders. Defining the construction industry, the panelists agreed on the broader definition of construction that recently assumed in media and policy circles. The construction industry, as per participants, must include the simultaneous planning of non-constructed amenities including having public spaces.