Day: April 22, 2013

‘Emaar Properties owes $15m,’ accuses Pakistani investors

Dubai: Emaar Pakistan, a subsidiary of Dubai-based property developer Emaar Properties, is in a dispute with investors who claim they are owed more than $15m after buying off-plan properties in its stalled project in Karachi. Emaar launched the Crescent Bay mixed-use community in July, 2008, as part of its multi-billion dollar investment into the country. The 108-acre development was …

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Pakistanis holding dual nationality should be allowed to participate in polls

An acclaimed overseas Pakistani has stressed the need to allow dual nationality holders to participate in politics, saying such professionals (as holding dual nationality) can make progress towards resolving chronic problems ailing the national economy.   Being a Pakistani and US national, I can contest elections in the United States of America but cannot do …

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