Jul 292015

Peshawar airport desk from August 28 2015 One Window Facilitation Desk (OWFD) for overseas Pakistanis is going to initiate its operations at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP), Karachi from August 6. According to sources, the decision to establish OWFD was made at a meeting headed by Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmad Khokhar, Senior Advisor (Law) Registrar, Grievance Commissioner […]

Jul 172015

Manama: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted a wholesale banking license to JS Bank, to open a branch in the kingdom. The license will allows the bank to expand its activities as wholesale bank from Bahrain, said a statement. The proposed branch is expected to contribute in strengthening the relationship with the Middle […]

Jul 102015

Punjab government intends to set up special courts to resolve overseas Pakistanis issues speedily, it has been learnt. Official sources in the Punjab government have disclosed the Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab wants early disposal of plaints filed by the Pakistanis working abroad. As majority of the cases is about land mafias and the civil […]

Jul 082015

Desk to be operational from 8th July 2015 In order to facilitate millions of overseas Pakistanis at the airports, Federal Ombudsman Salman Faruqui will inaugurate second ‘One Window Facilitation Desk’ at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on July 9, Grievance Commissioner for Overseas Pakistanis at Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat Hafiz Ahsaan Khokhar said on Monday. […]

Jul 042015

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has inaugurated a branch of MCB Bank in Dubai heralding its first wholesale banking operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The inaugural ceremony was attended by Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak al Nahyan, Deputy Governor State Bank of Pakistan Riaz Riazuddin, UAE Central Bank officials and a large number of dignitaries, said […]

Jun 182015

PR The United Bank Limited (UBL) is known to be in the frontline of offering customized financial products and services, which cater to all segments of customers. In addition to the 1,300 branches within Pakistan, UBL has an extensive international network covering Tanzania, China, Switzerland, UK, USA and the gulf countries, where UBL has been […]

Jun 122015

Lamudi director says reduction in taxes will give boost to housing and construction sector and create more employment opportunities The recently announced federal budget has brought a positive sign for real estate sector as relief measures for developers and builders and reduction in taxes would give a boost to this multi-billion dollar industry. [lastupdated]

Jun 092015

The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has signed home remittance agreement with US-based Transfast Remittance LLC, Belhasa Global Exchange UAE& Al-Muzaini Exchange Company Kuwait bringing the total number of tie-ups from 13 in 2009 to 36 in 2015. “This collaboration will further boost remittance business and will give choice to remitters to send their money […]

Jun 082015

APP The woes of over seven million expatriates landing at country’s airports from many world capitals have finally caught the attention of Federal Ombudsman office as it has decided to promptly tackle their complaints right on the spot and follow up their outstanding grievances with the departments concerned through an evaluation mechanism.  [lastupdated]

May 302015

Associated Press of Pakistan Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Board of Governors on Friday decided to fix 60 percent quota of commercial plots for Overseas Pakistanis whereas the remaining 40 percent plots will be offered to the general public in all the housing schemes launched by OPF. According to a statement issued here, the plots will […]

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