Pakistan, UK firms join hands to offer digital remittance services

At a time when remittances to Pakistan slow down, a leading mobile financial services company has partnered with a global digital money transfer firm to attract 5% of total remittance flow to the country. Announcing the formal launch of digital remittance services, in partnership with UK-based WorldRemit, Mobilink International Remittance …

INNOVATIVE APP FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS

PR  KARACHI, February 22, 2017: Real estate agents need to be able to manage their listings reliably, fluidly, and on the move; especially since real estate is moving online. The new version of property portal Lamudi’s app brings real estate agents an efficient and highly functional way of listing and …

Allama Iqbal Open University to offer online classes for overseas Pakistanis

In order to reach Pakistanis living overseas, particularly in the Middle East, the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a plan to provide educational facilities online. The plan includes providing study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective countries, a statement from the varsity read. The AIOU also …

Abolish NICOP for overseas Pakistanis in GCC countries

Recommends NA Standing Committee National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Rights Developments (OP&HRD) has recommended that the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) should be abolished for the overseas workers in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development …

OPF forms advisory council for overseas Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has principally approved the constitution of 75 members Overseas Pakistanis Advisory Council (OPAC) comprising prominent overseas Pakistanis from across the world. The Board also approved 20 names of patent overseas Pakistanis form United Kingdom for the OPAC. The Board unanimously approved visit of Board Members to …

MISSIONS ATTESTATION?

By Muhammad Javed According to the well-known anchor Dr. Shahid Masood (Live with Dr. Shahid Masood 16 November 2016), the letter from Qatari Price presented to the Court by the defense Lawyer in Panama Leaks was attested by the “Pakistani Ambassador in Qatar”.  He questioned “do the Ambassadors attest the documents?” …

Pakistan’s real estate sector hits the brakes

By Uzma Nawaz The real estate sector in Pakistan is unfolding some interesting scenarios. Over the past two years, starting from June 2014, the market saw a bullish trend with tremendous growth across all segments including residential, commercial and agricultural land. There has been an almost 80 to 120 per …

Open letter to Chairman, Federal Pakistan Chamber Garments Industry

Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Bhatti,                                  21 November 2016 Chairman Federal Pakistan Chamber Garments Industry Karachi. Dear Sir, پھر قصرِ جہانگیر ہے زنجیر سے خالی  Your article “Instant justice blessing of God” refers wherein mentioning Wafaqi Mohtasib (in brackets therein you added Federal Ombudsman),  you say that one can file a complaint “in English …