PESHAWAR: The federal government has announced to launch a low-cost housing scheme for shelter-less and homeless people in 11 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). According to sources, the federal minister of housing Akram Khan Durrani directed the Deputy Commissioners of concerned districts on Tuesday to ease the transfer of land for constructing houses for homeless residential of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The process to house the foundation for the project has been started. The sources said that federal government has allocated different land for building such house schemes. he Minister Housing added that the federal government has already purchased land for the same purpose .he added soon the land process would be completed in other districts KP province. According to available information, a total of 294 and 214 kanal of land has already been acquired in Abbottabad and Haripur respectively for this project. It is portent to mention here that the said project was launched in year 1999.due to political instability in the country the project was untouched .the sources added land was also acquired .the land would be considered for building low cost houses for homeless people. The Minister informed that no efforts will be spared to bring the homeless people in low cost government build houses. CPEC to provide best opportunity to skilled, professional people: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would provide best opportunity for the skilled and professional people of the region. This he said on Tuesday while speaking to the participants of the Jobs Fare event arranged by the Khyber Pakhtukhwa (KP) Chamber of Commerce and Industries in Peshawar, an official handout read. He said that KP was becoming the hub of the international business market and graduate and professional should prepare their self for more challenging and promising future after the CPEC implementation at the country. He said current time demands from the government institution to enact long term planning’s to exploit the opportunities for next generation. Pervez Khattk claimed the current government policies in the horizon of business going in right direction and trying hard to catch more and more foreign investment. “Employment for the youth has taken centre stage at the priotrities list of the current government and all resources would be utilized to end the unemployment at the region,” C.M maintained. He claimed that industries of the province have been given certain incentive to boost their business and accommodate the regional professional. Around 800 students were provided jobs in the Jobs Fare and more that 5000 graduates attended the event. Speaking to Daily Times, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chamber of Commerce and industries president Muhammad Afzal claimed that the event remained very successful for the fresh and experienced professionals of different disciplines. He said that the around 50 companies including Banking, Textile and Medicine hired professionals of different category in the Fare. 128 companies apply for investment in mining: As many as 128 companies have submitted online applications in one month with KP for the purpose to invest in mining in the province. Speaking to Daily Times an official of the Mineral Department said that since the government has started online application receiving program the number of investors companies and individual have relatively increased. He said around 128 companies have submitted their applications for the investment in the sector which would ultimately increase the income of the province.