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New housing policy set to address overhang issue

The ministry has emphasised that it will address several issues. These include lowering house prices by reducing compliance cost and implementation of industrialised building systems. The federal government is also working closely with state governments on land issues, where the latter have been asked to submit a list of potential land plots that can be used for affordable housing projects. 

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Mixed views over introduction of new taxes

The probability of introducing the inheritance tax, digital tax, capital gains tax and soda tax, as well as increasing the sin tax, has been thoroughly weighed by experts in the field as per challenges and effects of the tax implementation on the consumers.