Oct 142014
 

Allottees of sector G-13 in federal capital have voiced strong protest over non-completion of development works in the sector by the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) despite 18 years of wait. Even the plots in G-13 Markaz have not been auctioned so far nor have 90 percent parks of this sector been constructed. No sanitation [...]

Oct 142014
 

The standing committees of Senate and National Assembly on Cabinet Secretariat on Monday expressed displeasure over delay in completion of New Islamabad Airport and noted with concern that the project might take several years to become operational. A joint meeting of the two panels was held here at the site of New Islamabad Airport to review [...]

Aug 312014
 

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is going to launch a card-based home remittance service to facilitate the masses and overseas Pakistanis. Talking to Business Recorder, SEVP/Group Chief Global Home Remittances Management Group NBP and Chairman of NBP Exchange Company Limited, Khalid Bin Shaheen said the soft launching of this card has already been made by the [...]

Aug 272014
 

Habib Bank Limited and OPF collaborate to facilitate OPs. HBL, Pakistan’s largest bank with over 1500 branches and 1400+ ATMs recently joined hands with OPF with its HBL Fast Transfer product offering. The prime objective of this initiative is to facilitate OPF in their endeavors to advance welfare to overseas Pakistanis. Both entities recently signed [...]

Aug 202014
 

Lahore: In Lahore, Pakistan’s second-largest city, Defence Housing Authority (DHA) is one of the best and most popular residential areas but only among a certain class of people, while the same class in the Federal Capital Islamabad has a wider and more promising range of locations to consider. Until recently, DHA Islamabad mostly served investor’s [...]

Aug 032014
 
ONCE UP, NEVER DOWN

By Muhammad Javed In our beloved Pakistan our politicians, rulers and bureaucracy hand-in-glove due to their deep lasting love and kindness for the masses keep creating welfare schemes in the name of public and for the public.  Though from the face such schemes look very attractive but practically inner undisclosed goals are always contrary.   For an example [...]

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 [...]