Jun 252016

LONDON: In the recently held Global Good Governance (3G) Awards in Istanbul at Global Donors Forum 2016, to everyone’s surprise, two British Pakistani organisations won international acclaim for their ground-breaking work. World Congress of Overseas Pakistan, a social enterprise making significant gains in harnessing the potential of the 7th largest Diaspora in the world, won […]

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Jun 182016
CM approves Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop

Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting of Lahore Ring Road Council, here on Friday, which approved Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop Phase-III.  Addressing the meeting, Shahbaz Sharif said that work should immediately be started on Southern Loop Phase-I and Phase-II and be completed within stipulated period. He said that six interchanges would be […]

May 272016

Rawalpindi – Rawalpindi Development Authority has decided to take action against illegal housing schemes/farm houses on Adiala Road which are operating without obtaining formal approval from the RDA. The director metropolitan planning and traffic engineering (MP&TE) directed owners of Ideal Farm Houses, Safari Green Farms and Gulshan-e-Farzand Housing Scheme to stop all sorts of advertisement, […]

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May 142016

 LAHORE: The Lahore Cantonment Board (LCB) and Walton Cantonment Board (WCB) have appointed focal persons to redress grievances of overseas Pakistanis in their respective jurisdictions. The decision in this regard was taken in a meeting between OPC commissioner Afzaal Bhatti and Cantonment Executive officers (CEOs) of both boards. Additional CEO Haider Mirza was

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Apr 062016

Lahore: The calendar year 2016 kicked off on the right note, with Pakistan’s real estate sector adhering largely to positive trends. Nearly all major localities showed growth during the first quarter (Q1) of the year and the drops that were observed were few and far between. Property rates in Punjab’s capital city, Lahore, rose commendably […]

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Feb 132016

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has declared three mega housing projects located at main Adiala Road on the basis of violation of concerned laws by selling plots without permission from the authority. Sources told that these three housing projects include Ideal Farm Houses, Islamabad Farm Houses and Safari Homes and Villas has not only started […]

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Jan 202016

Associated Press of Pakistan The National Assembly on Monday was informed that most of the development work on housing scheme in Zone-V Islamabad had been completed. Answering a question, Parliamentary Secretary for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Shafqat Hayat Baloch said the housing scheme spread over an area of 5000 kanals

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Dec 292015

Associated Press of Pakistan Grievance Commissioner for overseas Pakistanis Federal Ombudsman Secretariat,Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmed Kohkar on Sunday said that for the facilitation of overseas Pakistanis, focal persons in 92 foreign missions and 40 in federal departments have been appointed. Talking to APP, he said this action has been taken on 932 complaints

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Dec 212015

Around 198431 complaints of overseas Pakistanis were decided in two and a half years and no complaint is pending beyond 60 days in Ombudsman Secretariat, said Federal Ombudsman Salman Faruqui. Chairing the meeting for the resolution of issues of overseas Pakistanis at Federal Ombudsman Secretariat Islamabad, he directed to take initiative for disposal of complaints […]

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