ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 30th july, 2016) : Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) has almost completed construction work on the Labour Complex, being built along Islamabad Expressway to provide accommodation to the registered industrial workers of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. An official source told APP here Saturday, he said that the complex, being built on 1,476 kanals of land, consisted of 500 houses and 1,008 flats.
He said the complex would be completed by end of August 2017 and handed over to the workers through the set criteria and policy of the department. He said around 65,000 workers of twin cities were already registered with Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) and these houses and flats would be handed over to them on merit. WWF is an autonomous body working under administrative control of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and adding that this department is working for the welfare of industrial workers across the country.
Arsalan said that the project will be completed at the cost of Rs. 3145 million and all basic needs will be available in this complex including shopping center, community center, schools, mosque and playgrounds. To a question, he said across the country many schemes are continuing including 24 housing projects, six educational schemes and four health facilities schemes. He said that seven more schools and colleges are under construction including two in Punjab, three in Sindh and two in Islamabad. So far WWF has completed 150 educational institutions across the country including 8 intermediate colleges, 80 Secondary schools , 29 middle schools and 33 Primary schools, he added.