November 12, 2013
Damascus, (SANA) – Minister of Housing and Urban Development Hussein Mohammad Farzat stressed the Ministry’s efforts to overcome the obstacles derailing constructing new residential projects.
During a meeting with the Director of the General Housing Establishment and branches’ chairmen, Minister Farzat announced that said that the project to build 50.000 housing units is underway, noting that the project will be the springboard for similar future projects.
For his part, Director of the General Housing Establishment Suhail Abdul-Latif said that the establishment is working on securing the lands for the 50.000 units that will be constructed in many provinces.
About 32,698 housing units are currently being constructed, of which 22,652 allocated for youth housing projects- 2,856 loan-based housing projects- 2,968 public housing units and 4,174 workers housing projects.
M. Nassr/ H. Said