State Bank of Pakistan moves to boost housing finance

Click here: Policy for Promotion of Low-Cost Housing Finance After announcing ‘Policy for Promotion of Low-Cost Housing Finance’ on July 18, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has taken the government and Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company (PMRC) on board for provision of cheap financing to help solve the problem of housing shortage. The SBP had …

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Separate police stations for overseas Pakistanis

Associated Press of Pakistan The Punjab government has given approval for establishing separate police stations and facilitation center’s for overseas Pakistanis, said Chairman Task Force Overseas Pakistanis Iftikhar Ahmad Warsi. Such police stations would be established in Lahore, Gujranwala, DG Khan and Rawalpindi divisions, he said. On Tuesday, the chairman heard complaints related to police, corruption, fake housing schemes, RDA, …

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Multiple ID cards issue for overseas Pakistanis

Expats can apply online to get multiple cards issue resolved, The Express Tribune has reported Overseas Pakistanis can now apply online for getting DUP clearance after the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) revised its relevant policy to facilitate the expatriate community. A citizen obtaining two or more identity cards or certificates with different identity …

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Overseas Pakistanis Commission retrieves 34 properties

PR Due to the intervention of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, as many as 34 Properties worth 240 million rupees have been retrieved from illegal pocession during the last two weeks. Vice chairperson OPC, Shaheen Khalid Butt while giving details in this regard revealed that the properties situated in Lahore, Gujranwala, Multan, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad …

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Government to launch scheme to boost remittances

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economic managers are all set to launch a major scheme for luring commercial banks to establish joint ventures with hundreds of branches of international banks operating at selected destinations in Gulf, Europe, USA, Malaysia and others to boost up remittances from overseas workers through official banking channels. The government will bear the cost …

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NADRA decides to exempt overseas Pakistanis from signing up for NICOP

Pakistanis working abroad will no longer be required to sign up for a National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP), officials from the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) told lawmakers on Monday. An amendment to the NADRA Ordinance to remove the condition for Pakistanis working abroad has been sent to the interior ministry for …

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New SOPs to ensure transparent allotment of plots in Islamabad

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has approved new SOPs to ensure the allotment of plots to the affectees of Islamabad in a transparent manner. “ New SOPs will guarantee the genuine rights as well as the process for allotment of plot to the affectees in transparent manner so …

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AIOU upgrades its academic facilities for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has upgraded its academic faculties for the overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Sultanate of Oman and Bahrain. The AIOU is the only public sector institution in the country that has been providing educational facilities to the Pakistani citizens abroad for the …

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