Jul 292014

FPCCI suggests government Associated Press of Pakistan The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCC) has urged the federal government to hand over all sick units to foreign investors, preferably Pakistan’s expatriates, in order to accelerate the pace of economic activity and reduce huge financial losses to the national exchequer. FPCCI acting president [...]

Jul 242014

Committee formed to decide the issue of quota for overseas Pakistanis in medical and dental colleges of Punjab has recommended that they be allowed to apply for admission on 161 seats reserved for foreign students, a report in local daily Express Tribune said on Wednesday. According to the report, a summary has been sent by the Punjab [...]

Jul 222014

Pakistan’s biggest property portal hosts grand Iftar dinner for clients in Karachi LAHORE, 22 JULY, 2014: Karachi’s top real estate agents have come together under one roof for an Iftar dinner hosted by leading property portal Lamudi.pk. About 40 agents broke fast together at the exclusive Sunset Club in Karachi on July 19, with guests [...]

Jul 212014

Baggage scheme ‘hijacked’ by showrooms mafia A baggage scheme which is to facilitate overseas Pakistanis to import old and used vehicles in the country is now being controlled by showrooms mafia with the support of some customs officers. This disclosure was made by Pakistan Economy Forum (PEF) in a letter sent to chairman FBR. The [...]

Jul 152014

Pakistan’s leading property portal sponsors’ new rendezvous for construction industry LAHORE, JULY 15, 2014: Leading property portal Lamudi is encouraging all architects, builders and real estate professionals to attend the inaugural ABAD International Expo, to be held in Karachi next month. The expo is a new initiative from the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) [...]

Jul 102014

Around 6.3 million overseas Pakistanis residing in different parts of the world are effectively contributing to national exchequer with major portion from Middle East 49.2 per cent. An official of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis told APP on Thursday that 28.3 per cent overseas Pakistanis belong to Europe while 16.2 per cent are from America. The [...]

Jul 082014

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Tuesday said that the government should not allow anyone to launch housing societies situated near airports in the country. The session of committee was chaired by Senator Kalsoom Perveen and attended by its members and officials of the concerned departments to discuss the matter of housing [...]

Jul 082014

The Ministry of Interior has so far installed Machine Readable Passports (MRP) System at country’s 33 Foreign Missions to facilitate overseas Pakistanis regarding issuance of passport and visas.     Besides, the authorities are in a process of deploying the MRP system at four other Pakistani Foreign Missions and it would be completed by the [...]

Jul 082014

Pakistan’s biggest property portal providing virtual offices with the freedom to grow LAHORE, JULY 7, 2014: The virtual office – a fast, innovative and transparent place to work – is changing the face of commercial businesses in Pakistan. Lamudi.pk, being amongst the first to notice this shift in trends towards such offices, is lending them [...]