Category: Lahore News

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SC disposes of LDA City case

The Supreme Court on Saturday directed the authorities to compensate the affectees of LDA City scheme – a news source reported. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar also ordered the parties concerned to clear loopholes regarding an objectionable clause. The issue had been raised by the counsels for the private developers. Moreover, Punjab Minister for Housing Mian […]

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Construction of warehouses on agricultural land allowed

The Punjab government has allowed industrialists to construct warehouses on agricultural land. The decision forms part of the recently introduced ease of doing business (EODB) initiative. EODB is aimed at removing bottlenecks and facilitating investors for smooth business operations. The Lahore Metropolitan Corporation (LMC) previously forwarded a summary to the provincial government. The decision regarding […]

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GOVT of Pakistan decided to sell commercial properties to overseas

The Government of Pakistan has decided to sell selected commercial properties to overseas Pakistanis. Initially, a total of 100 high-valued commercial properties will be offered on sale. In this regard, the federal cabinet has directed a seven-member committee to identify these properties. This group will be headed by Defence Minister. For marketing these property units, […]

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WASA has disconnected the water supply

Govt depts warned to pay water bills or get connections severed

The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) plans to recover dues from various government departments – a news source reported. The water body has been dealing with a financial crisis lately. This has resulted from the concerned government departments owing millions of rupees to the agency in terms of unpaid water bills. Sources close to WASA […]

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Sindh seeks Punjab’s help on Safe City project

Sindh seeks Punjab’s help on Safe City project

The Sindh government has sought assistance from the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) regarding its Safe City project – a news source reported. A team from the provincial government visited PSCA head office in Lahore on Tuesday. The delegation comprised officials of the home, IT and police departments. The delegation was given a tour of […]

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PDWP approves schemes worth billions

The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved several development schemes worth PKR 8.19 billion – a news source reported.PDWP sanctioned the schemes during its 12th meeting, which was presided over by P&D Board Chairman Habib-ur-Rehman Gillani. P&D Secretary Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, along with other concerned officials, also attended the meeting. Rehabilitation work will be carried […]

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OLMT stations will be commercialized

Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) stations will be commercialized. Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan. This will be helpful in generating the funds required to facilitate its operations. Khan further stated that private banks and other financial institutions will be asked to sponsor these stations. This move will help to avoid increased losses. The Minister […]

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Investigations launched against five housing schemes

Investigations launched against five housing schemes

Anti Corruption Establishment Punjab has launched investigations against five cooperative housing schemes in the city, a news source reported. The housing schemes are suspected of having financial irregularities within their accounts. Director Anti Corruption Muhammad Asghar Joiya has formed a 2-member committee for conducting the proceedings. The committee includes Deputy Director Anti Corruption Shahrukh Niazi, […]

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Cooperative societies not following orders to be dealt with

The management company of cooperative housing societies not following orders issued by the Punjab Cooperatives Department will face the music, reported a news source. To deal with such societies, recommendations are being formed on the orders of Cooperatives Secretary Mansoor Qadir. It has been observed that official orders issued to the management of cooperative housing […]

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