President accords assent to bill

KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari on the advice of the Prime Minister on Monday assented to ‘The Abolition of Discretionary Quotas in Housing Schemes Bill, 2013’.

The Abolition of Discretionary Quotas in Housing Schemes Bill, 2013’ was passed by National Assembly on 16th October, 2012 and Senate on 4th March, 2013.

Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the bill provides for the abolition of all discretionary quotas in housing schemes in the public sector so that allotments therein are made in fair, equitable and transparent manner. The Law extends to the Islamabad capital territory.