Dollar skyrockets vs Pak rupee

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, …

LDA plans ‘largest housing scheme’

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 …

Pak mission facilitating expatriates in Saudi Arabia

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 …

Overseas Pakistanis to invest in education sector

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 …

Development of Islamabad

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 …