Mar 282015
 

Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has cast its wide net against around 100 housing schemes operating in the twin cities without obtaining No Objection Certificates (NOCs) from relevant civic agencies. Sources in the NAB confided that NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has taken notice of reports that several housing schemes have popped up in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, and […]

Mar 282015
 

Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif on Friday said that any delay in solving the problems of overseas Pakistanis will not be endured. He was addressing a gathering at the founding ceremony of Overseas Pakistanis Commission at CM House Lahore on Friday. He said that overseas Pakistanis send 15 billion dollars to Pakistan and they are playing an important role in growth […]

Mar 122015
 
LIKE 1970 LEVEY

By Muhammad Javed In the talk shows we often hear that a one Rupee levy levied in 1970 in the name of the then devastating Bangladesh floods still we continue paying.  Effective 1st October 2012 PTA in the name of controlling grey traffic increased up to 400% the international incoming calls to Pakistan to make rich the […]

Mar 052015
 
AN OMBUDSMAN FOR OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS

By Muhammad Javed Senior columnist, anchor and Editor Haroon Rasheed last month in his talk show twice desired establishment of an independent Ombudsman for Overseas Pakistanis (OPs).  He disclosed that Ch. Nissar told him that action on this proposal has already started.  Action on such proposal is always prompt as it would provide about 100 dear ones top […]

Mar 042015
 

Pakistani government’s decision to transfer the sensitive task of issuance of passports to Pakistani expatriates from Ministry of Interior to Ministry of Foreign Affairs has caused security concerns and reservations are being expressed about the viability and need of some of the austerity measures. The papers seen by The News show that the National Database […]

Feb 272015
 

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has ordered to immediately abolish the international clearing house (ICH) that will result in considerable decrease in the rates of incoming call to Pakistan.The PTA has directed all the mobile phone companies and telephone service providers to comply with the new policy and report the same to the authority.Sources […]

Feb 012015
 

Muhammad Javed Whenever Nawaz Sharif came into power he showed he was the one who’s greatest life is for Overseas Pakistanis (OPs).It however is a fact that during his tenure these OPs always got affected one way or the other.  Thousands and thousands of OPs whether holders of Pakistani Passport or dual nationals all over the […]

Jan 312015
 

 With experts predicting that this year will be a correction phase for almost all major real estate markets of the country, the sector is unlikely to post huge gains after remaining stagnant throughout 2014. Investment flow from Pakistan to Dubai is also likely to continue as Pakistani investors in the previous year stood second by […]

Jan 282015
 

NA body directs Overseas Pakistanis Foundation National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource has directed Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) to gear up the development work at OPF Valley Zone -V, Islamabad to hand over physical possession of plots to the allotees with in shortest possible time.  [lastupdated] Like this:Like Loading…

Jan 262015
 

Bahria Town boss Malik Riaz Hussain announced Golf City and Overseas Block on the insistence of overseas Pakistanis. He said after great response to Bahria Golf City Karachi, he is announcing Overseas Block comprising 500 square yards, 1000 square yards and 2000 square yards plots and 500 square yards and 1000 square yards luxury houses […]

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