BEIJING – Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting with a delegation of a famous Chinese company in housing sector, Rainbow, in Beijing on Monday and invited them to invest in the sector in Punjab that will directly benefit the common man.

The delegation, which was headed by company’s President Ding Jian Wei, expressed interest to invest in construction of low-cost housing in Punjab.

During the meeting, Shehbaz Sharif said that the provincial government was following an agenda of public welfare, adding that owning house made the people feel secure.

In this regard, the Punjab government launched Ashiana Scheme which was largely hailed by public, with Shehbaz Sharif adding that such projects needed to be expanded.

The government has chalked out a plan to provide houses to low-income people of the society, he said, adding that Chinese investment in this sector would be appreciated.

Ding Jian Wei said that they were willing to invest in low cost housing projects and will promote entrepreneurship with Punjab government.

The chief minister also held meetings with delegation of Hisense Group, Huawei Technologies, ZTE and other companies to attract them for investment in Pakistan.