Nov 242015

Alotees to get possession within 3 months Development work at the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Housing Scheme Zone-V Islamabad will soon be completed and letters will be handed over to the allotted within three months. OPF Managing Director Habibur Rahman said that work on all ongoing projects will be completed as soon as possible. He […]

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Nov 102015

Taking a cue from many other housing societies, Bahria Town increased transfer fees for properties. Although Bahria Town is a prominent developer with numerous dedicated projects to its name, this move might deter potential investors in the short term. According to several real estate agents, Bahria Town does not have a particular schedule or percentage […]

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Nov 012015

The Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) government has decided to adopt Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab model to address the problems of overseas Pakistanis belonging to AJK and has requested OPC Punjab to extend cooperation for establishing an online system align to OPC Punjab to deal with the complaints of overseas Pakistanis.   Secretary Industries of […]

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Oct 222015

Lahore: As a result of the efforts made by the Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab as many as 15 houses in housing scheme “Eden Abad Phase-II” have been handed over to the long awaited overseas Pakistanis. Commissioner OPC Punjab Afzaal Bhatti while addressing a ceremony held in this connection informed that Overseas Pakistanis had booked their houses in this housing […]

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Oct 072015

As per National Database & Registration Authority’s (NADRA) instructions, manual booking of National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) applications, through forms, has been stopped. According to a release issued today, from now onwards, visitors will only be able to apply online for NICOP services at the NADRA Section of the Embassy and Consulate. Manual […]

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Sep 192015

The Federal Ombudsman Secretariat has asked the agencies concerned to start work on providing Electronic-gate (E-gate) immigration process at departure and arrival counters of major airports to ensure quick immigration process for passengers. “The basic requirement before providing the E-gate facility is Machine Readable Passports and Smart National Identity Cards. Now most of the overseas […]

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Sep 132015

Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab arranged a training workshop for chairpersons and members of District Overseas Committees (DOCs) regarding complaint web portal of the commission. The purpose of workshop was to familiarize the chairpersons and members of DOCs with complaint system of OPC so that they could effectively play their role in the resolution of […]

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Sep 122015
List of illegal housing schemes in Islamabad

Capital Development Authority has published an updated list of illegal housing schemes in Islamabad Zone 2, 3, 4 and 5 as well as in sector E-11 where these housing schemes are operating without acquiring formal approval and NOC from CDA. General public is advised to check legal status of any housing scheme they want to invest […]

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Sep 102015

KMC Administrator Sajjad Hussain Abbasi said encroachments in Korangi Mehran Town would be demolished to hand over the plots to their actual owners and for this all such affectees should come up with their written complaints. On September 7, six of such plots were handed over to the actual owners-the complainants after recovering it from land grabbers, he said this […]

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Aug 292015

By Muhammad Javed There is a lot of hue and cry from the business community, from their sympathizer anchors, columnists on the recent imposition of 0.6% tax, later reduced to 0.3% seeing the power of businessmen on the banking transactions. As since 7-8 years our rulers care much for the rich, Nawaz Sharif has imposed […]

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