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] Like […]

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] Like this:Like […]

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 […]

May 252015

Associated Press of Pakistan One Window Facilitation Desk has started working at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport which will help overseas Pakistanis sort out grievances relating to at least 12 federal government departments which is being monitored by ombudsman on weekly basis. It was on the initiative of the Federal Ombudsman, Salam Farooqi that a […]

May 222015

ECP backtracking from Electronic Voting Machines and voting rights for overseas Pakistanis The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seems to be backtracking on its plans to introduce Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), at least for the next general elections scheduled in 2018. Having proposed the adoption of electronic voting machines in its second-five year reforms program […]

May 222015

ONLINE The diversity possessed by the real estate market of Lahore has allowed property buyers and investors from a wide range of financial backgrounds to find a piece of land matching their requirements as well as their budgets. But while serving affluent investors and buyers with investment options as posh and prime as Defence Housing […]

May 162015

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has appreciated the efforts of the Government of Pakistan in timely repatriation of overseas Pakistanis from Yemen. During the 13th meeting of the committee on Friday, it also directed the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) to evolve a mechanism to cope with any untoward […]

May 032015

The Consulate General of Pakistan in Jeddah on Saturday launched a courier service to deliver the passports at the doorsteps of the Pakistani expatriates living within the Consulate’s jurisdiction. Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society Dr Saeed Illahi and Consul General Aftab A Khokher inaugurated the courier service in a ceremony held at the Consulate. [lastupdated] […]

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