LAHORE - In an epoch-making move the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of 150 houses in flood-hit villages in district Layyah. The total estimated cost of the project, to be completed in a record time of three months, is Rs 20 million. The LCCI delegation, headed by its President Shahzad Ali Malik, comprised Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad, Executive Committee members Mian Zahid Javaid, Marghub Shakir Izhar, Dr Shahid Raza, Khawaja Khawar Rashid and Chaudhry Wajid Ali. The delegation visited four sites including Basti Siraee Shumali, Basti Manchar Mohana, Chak Shahni and Basti Shahni and after a detailed discussion with the district Administration, it was decided that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry would initiate construction in Basti Manchar Mohana and Shahbazabad. Basti Manachar Mohana is the most affected area where the residents are spending their lives in camps. By laying the foundation stone of this mega project, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tuesday became the first Chamber of Commerce in the country to initiate construction in flood affected areas.