Aug 312013

ISLAMABAD: The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) is considering launching three new investment instruments for promoting investment culture in the country. Launching of Registered Prize Bonds, Children Protection Certificates and Sharia Papers as well as providing online investment facility for overseas Pakistanis is also under consideration.

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Aug 302013

29-August-2013 KARACHI: The dollar crossed Rs 104 and hit a new high against the rupee in the interbank market, dealers said on Thursday. It began the day’s trading at Rs 103.98 for buying, strengthened by 52 paisas and closed at Rs 104.50 for buying and Rs 104.55 for selling. However, the euro retreated versus the […]

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Aug 302013

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has planned the largest housing scheme of the metropolis on Ferozepur Road, namely the ‘LDA City’. According to details, the housing scheme would be launched on the basis of land sharing methodology between landowners and the LDA, on an area of approximately 5,000-acres. LDA has invited expressions of interest (EOI) […]

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Aug 202013

The overseas Pakistanis are confronting multiple problems in Saudi Arabia and to address such matters the Pakistani mission has taken a number of measures, a written statement of the foreign minister available with Daily Times revealed on Saturday. In Saudi Arabia, labour disputes arise with employers. Overseas Pakistani workers submit a large number of applications […]

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Aug 142013

All political appointees in Pakistan embassy schools in the Kingdom will be replaced with professional teachers within a year said Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning and Development. Talking to Urdu News on Sunday, Ahsan Iqbal said these schools will be turned into excellent educational institutions and all those appointed on political grounds will be axed. […]

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Aug 142013

LAHORE: Lauding the role of overseas Pakistanis in the nation building, Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar on Monday said that their love for the country was unquestionable and their bond with it unbreakable.  “They have always been ready to serve their country and are fully committed for its prosperity, progress and safety”, he observed during […]

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Aug 052013

Plan to seek massive investment By Liaqat Toor (Pakistan Observer) After failing to develop Islamabad as metropolitan city on international standards, the new government has initiated steps to attract huge investment from within and abroad to complete its mega projects including housing units, water supply systems and infrastructure development. New chairman of civic body Nadeem Hassan Arif, […]

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