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What is resort living?

June 25, 2021

What is resort living? Our living preferences have a great influence on our lifestyles. The neighborhoods, localities, and amenities  are the determinants that influence our choices. If a person is living in a well-settled neighborhood, he or she is more likely to adjust to its surroundings. Sometimes people make unusual[...]

Lahore Smart City: Features, Investment Plan and More

June 15, 2021

Ever since the advancement in technology, peoples’ lifestyle demands and living standards have skyrocketed. And to reach that standard, Habib Rafiq Pvt Ltd and FDH are soon set to launch Lahore Smart City in Lahore.  It's not just a city; it is set out to become the next epitome of[...]

Economic activity of $10bn to be generated from Gwadar Port and Free Zone: Asim Bajwa

June 2, 2021

GWADAR: The Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority, Asim Bajwa has informed that the Gwadar Port and Free Economic Zone have the potential to generate economic activity of $10bn in the country. Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman was of the view that with Gwadar Port becoming fully operational[...]

Central Business District to be launched soon in Lahore

May 22, 2021

LAHORE: The Punjab government is all set to launch a 300 acre Central Business District Punjab at Walton Airport, located in the provincial capital. According to the details, a commercial district will be set up in the first phase, whereas a digital district and a residential district will be introduced[...]

Development work on Allama Iqbal SEZ progressing at rapid pace: Asim Bajwa

May 18, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Asim Bajwa, Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority has informed that the development work on Faisalabad’s Allama Iqbal Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is progressing at a rapid pace. Taking on to Twitter, the Chairman stated that 33 pc of the total 2276 acres of saleable land has been[...]

The Challenges and Opportunities of Urbanisation

April 20, 2021

Towns and cities have become the preferred locations for living. At the start of the 1800s, only 2% of the world’s population lived in the cities. Today, around 54% of the population lives in urban areas according to the statistics provided by the World Bank. This signals exponential growth in[...]

CPEC significant project for Pakistan’s economy: Hammad Azhar

April 2, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Industries and Production,  Muhammad Hammad Azhar, on Thursday, asserted the significance of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for Pakistan to accomplish economic prosperity. While chairing the meeting, Hammad Azhar informed that CPEC will help enrich the industrial production, revamp energy and communication infrastructure[...]

Prime Minister Imran Khan distributes apartments, houses under Naya Pakistan Housing Programme

March 18, 2021

ISLAMABAD: In a historical step, Prime Minister Imran Khan distributes 1008 apartments and 500 houses, under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP). The project implemented by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Workers Welfare Fund is aimed at facilitating the low-income groups, widows, differently-abled persons, and factory[...]

Agreement worth Rs85bn signed for construction of Balakot Hydropower Project

March 11, 2021

PESHAWAR: In a significant development, the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has signed an agreement worth Rs85bn for the construction of  Balakot Hydropower Project. As per the details, the 300-MW project will be operationalised in six-year with the financial support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ceremony took place[...]

Bidding process of RRRP to be completed within two to three months: Commissioner

March 8, 2021

RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government is committed to complete the bidding process for the Rawalpindi Ring Road Project (RRRP) within two to three months, informed Commissioner Capt. (R) Muhammad Mehmood.  In this regard, the government has floated advertisements in the national and international newspapers in order to secure tenders.  According to[...]