Pakistan Railways recover 293.56 acres land from encroachers

Pakistan Railways recover 293.56 acres land from encroachers

January 20, 2020

ISLAMABAD: A nationwide anti-encroachment drive has led to the retrieval of 293.56 acres land owned by Pakistan Railways in a span of 11 months. According to an official in the Ministry of Railways, the state-owned enterprise recovered 143.45 acres from Punjab, 80.54 acres from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 59.8 acres from Sindh[...]
Compliance of building by-laws to help CDA raise Rs2.5bn

Compliance of building by-laws to help CDA raise Rs2.5bn

January 6, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Commercial areas located in the sectorial premises of Islamabad are slated to aid the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in generating about Rs2.5 billion through compliance of building by-laws. To that end, the Building Control Directorate-I conducted a comprehensive survey of the violations carried out by the commercial buildings in[...]
Plan to beautify Peshawar receives approval from KP govt

Plan to beautify Peshawar receives approval from KP govt

January 5, 2020

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a plan to restore Peshawar’s beauty by rectifying civic problems in Peshawar such as the existence of illegal billboards, temporary encroachments, banners, flags, redundant poles, iron structures, rusted vehicles, tuff pavers, kerbstones and broken streetlights. KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan had issues instructions[...]

Authorities directed to take action against illegal societies in Rawalpindi

December 18, 2019

RAWALPINDI: The District Administration officials have been directed by Rawalpindi Consumer Rights Protection Court Judge Abdul Hafeez to launch a massive crackdown against unregistered and illegal housing schemes scamming people’s wealth. The authorities have been notified to submit a progress report of the actions taken on January 16. Failing to[...]
RDA cracks downs against illegal construction

RDA cracks downs against illegal construction

November 9, 2019

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) demolished two building and sealed a showroom in different areas of the city as a part of their crackdown against illegal constructions. RDA spokesman Hafiz Muhammad Irfan while talking to the media said that RDA’s Building Control Wing has been proactively conducting operations against[...]
Peshawar restricts formation of illegal housing societies

Peshawar restricts formation of illegal housing societies

November 2, 2019

PESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Muhammad Ali Asghar has enforced section 144 to stop work on the construction of illegal housing societies in the district and has notified that legal action under section 188 PPC may be taken against violators. According to Asghar, the Peshawar Development Authority had already sent out[...]

Rs251m allocated for Walled City Project in Multan

November 1, 2019

MULTAN: As Rs251 million were allocated for the Walled City Project in Multan, the concerned authorities were directed to start the work for the revival of city’s heritage sites, in a meeting presided jointly over by Punjab Parliamentary Secretary on Information and Culture Nadeem Qureshi and Deputy Commissioner Amir Khatak[...]

Investors of Zone-V ask CDA to stop anti-encroachment until finalization of bylaws

July 14, 2019

Islamabad: In a meeting of the Builders and Developers Association (BDA), the owners have called upon the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to de-seal buildings and stop the anti-encroachment operation until the by-laws for Zone-V of Islamabad are finalized. Muhammad Shafiq Akbar of the Imarat Group of Companies said that the[...]
Lahore Properties to be identified

Benami Properties to be identified by Punjab Revenue officials

July 12, 2019

LAHORE: As directed by Raja Basharat, Provincial Minister of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Local Government, Punjab, revenue officials have been directed to identify and report Benami properties in their jurisdiction, in a law and order meeting in the civil secretariat on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Yousaf[...]
Protest Faislabad tax graana

Traders in Faisalabad strike against sales tax

July 9, 2019

Faisalabad: As a result of sales tax imposition, the traders had observed a shutter down strike in the eight Clock Towers Bazaars of Faisalabad for July 8 and 9 given by the Anjuman-i-Tajran supreme council. The traders express the challenges that the current budget has put them into. They have[...]