Sep 082013
 

DUBAI (NNI) Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwer has said issues of overseas Pakistanis would be resolved on priority basis. While addressing a party arranged by PML-N Middle East president Chaudhry Noorul Hassan, Governor Punjab said that law and situation in the country including Karachi is the top priority of the government and no leniency would […]

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Sep 082013
 

Associated Press of Pakistan The Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) has registered 379949 professional, skilled and semi skilled workers of various cadres for overseas employment upto July this year. BEOE, an attached department of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, registered 203620 workers from Punjab, 30720 from Sindh, 94842 from Khyber […]

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Sep 082013
 

By Syed Fahad Ali Remittances of Pakistanis living abroad has played important role in Pakistan’s economy and foreign exchange reserves. The Pakistani Diaspora refers to overseas Pakistanis. According to Pakistani government, there are around 7 million Pakistanis living abroad with a vast majority of them residing in the Middle East, Europe and North America. Pakistan […]

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Sep 062013
 

The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has raised 10 percent tuition fee in its schools and colleges across the country. Besides, the colour scheme of uniform has also been changed . The decision has perturbed the parents, especially new colour scheme, as they had purchased new uniforms with the start of the […]

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Sep 052013
 

ISLAMABAD: The government is working on a plan to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) from wealthy Pakistanis abroad by facilitating creation of diaspora-focused venture capital and private equity funds in areas like information technology, automobile vending industry, medical equipment and services and hospitality sectors. A senior government official said the work on an incentive package […]

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Sep 042013
 

SC summons AGP to explain government’s stance over corruption and irregularities CAA blames federal and Punjab governments for delays Daily Times report by Hasnaat Malik The Supreme Court was told on Tuesday that the New Benazir Bhutto International Airport (NBBIA) would not be ready before April 2015, whereas first deadline of this project was December […]

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Sep 012013
 

Allottees protest against delays Thousands of allottees expressed grave concern over the fact the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) has failed to develop Islamabad Sector G-14 despite the lapse of nine years. The allottees said that the development work in sector G14/2 and G3 has been ongoing at a snail’s pace. Even the survey […]

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Aug 312013
 

* Development work, constructions against the provisions of law Media Times Investigation Unit LAHORE: The competent authority has declared “Bahria Orchard phase –II, Sector D E & F of Bahria Town, Lahore” as illegal, stating the construction work of these projects was “in violation of provisions of Punjab Private Housing Schemes and Land sub-division Rules, […]

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