Intelligent policy making to solve national issues: Shafiq Akbar

March 16, 2019

Islamabad: The Institute of Architects Pakistan Rawalpindi-Islamabad Chapter held a three day event of IAPEX 2019- Building Material and Product Exhibition from the 15th to 17th March. The expo appreciated extensive contributions of architects in shaping the environment and provided collaboration opportunities for stakeholders of the building industry. Participating beneficiaries[...]

2.5 million low-cost houses to be built in Punjab: Minister of Housing

March 16, 2019

Lahore: Punjab Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed has termed Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme a reflection of social welfare. A total of 2.5 million of low-cost houses will be built in Punjab. The scheme will be made affordable to the low-income strata of the society and shall[...]

CDA Chairman meets business community for development discussions

March 15, 2019

Islamabad: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman and Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) Chief Commissioner, Amir Ali Ahmed met with members of the business community at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday. ICTA, CC, Amir Ali Ahmed said that development work in the Kahuta Industrial Triangle is[...]

CDA to start development work of sector I-15 in near future

March 14, 2019

Islamabad: A high-level meeting of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Tuesday has decided to start development of sector I-15 on an urgent basis. Development of the sector has been pending for the last twenty years. The Project Director for Sector I-15 has been directed to start the process for issuance[...]

CDA to speed up anti- encroachment drive in Islamabad

March 14, 2019

Islamabad: In a meeting at the the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in a meeting held at the CDA head quarters, has decided to speed up its drive against illegal encroachments in sector E, Park Enclave, surroundings of the Grand Trunk (GT) road and areas of Malpur. While examining the progress[...]

Punjab Government to construct rural roads

March 14, 2019

Lahore: Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar has said that three times more development funds shall be allocated for development and repair of rural roads under “Naya Pakistan, Manzalain Asaan” programme. Construction and repair of rural roads will benefit the people living in rural Punjab.  Further development funds will be[...]

RDA to retrieve properties worth billions in Sherpao Colony

March 14, 2019

Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Development Authority, Department of Estate Management has identified properties worth billions for recovery in Sherpao Colony. The case has been forwarded to Director General RDA for consideration in the authority meeting. Director Estate Management Kanza Murtaza said that a 10 kanal land, near Committee Chowk, in Sherpao Colony[...]

CPEC projects review by Senate Special Committee tomorrow

March 14, 2019

Islamabad: Senator Sherry Rehman will chair the Senate Special Committee on China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)  to review projects on Friday. The special committee will get briefings on investments in Gwadar Oil City by Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The committee will also be briefed on laying of[...]

Application for Gulshan-e-Anwaar Housing Scheme submitted to LDA

March 13, 2019

Lahore: It is to be informed to the general public that the application for the housing scheme named Gulshan-e-Anwaar Housing Scheme located on Mouza Wandiala Dayyal Shah, Tehsil Fairozwala, District Sheikhupura, has been submitted in Lahore Development Authority (LDA) for approval. The allotted land comprises of a total area of[...]

State Bank issues circular on Islamic financing for low-cost housing to all banks

March 13, 2019

Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced its Islamic financing for low-cost housing in Pakistan. The circular has been issued to all banks. As per circular, SBP is introducing a Mudarabah-based “Islamic Financing Facility for Low Cost Housing for Special Segments.” The targeted participation shall pertain to all[...]