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Grand operation launched against illegal housing schemes

The Multan Development Authority (MDA) Enforcement Team has launched a grand anti-encroachment operation against the developers of illegal housing schemes, reported a news source. The MDA Urban Planning Department previously identified the housing schemes operating illegally within the city. The enforcement team carried out the operation in Mouza Sajanpur, Mouza Bahadurpur, Bosan Road, and Mouza […]

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UK delegation signs GBP 200 mn investment agreement

A United Kingdom (UK) delegation to Pakistan has signed an agreement to invest a sum of GBP 200 million in the country, a news source reported. The announcement came from UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UKPCCI), President Amjad Khan. He added that the delegation is also on the lookout for further investment opportunities in […]

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NAB to prioritise compensation for housing scam victims

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has stated that compensating the victims of housing society scams is a priority, a news source reported. Iqbal made this announcement as he addressed the affectees of one such housing scheme recently. A ceremony for distribution of the compensation was held at NAB’s provincial headquarters in […]

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Competition Commission of Pakistan and LDA decided to collaborate against illegal schemes

Competition Commission of Pakistan and LDA decided to collaborate against illegal schemes

The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) and the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) have decided to collaborate against illegal housing schemes, a news source reported. CCP member Dr. Shahzad Ansar held a meeting to this effect with LDA Director General Amna Imran. Other representatives of the two organizations were also present on the occasion. Dr. Shahzad […]

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RDA to stop illegal housing schemes from marketing projects

Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Chairman Muhammad Arif Abbasi has directed the RDA Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering Directorate (MPTED) to stop illegal housing schemes from marketing their projects, reported a news source. The MPTED has been instructed to take actions against all such housing schemes found to be non-compliant under the Punjab Private Housing Scheme […]

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LDA to construct flyover at Shahkam Chowk

LDA to construct flyover at Shahkam Chowk

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) plans to construct a dual carriageway flyover at Shahkam Chowk in a bid to address traffic issues in the area, a news source reported. The civic agency has prepared two proposals to this effect for inclusion in the annual development programme (ADP). The construction of a two-lane flyover is expected […]

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FBR issues Form-D for filers, non-filers

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued Form-D under Section 237 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 to include more taxpayers in the tax bracket, a news source reported. The said form carries various sections such as the name of the taxpayer and CNIC number, the date on which a particular banking transaction took […]

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taxes on commercial properties

High-rise buildings: 7-day deadline given for installing firefighting system

The Government of Punjab has prepared a proposal to impose taxes on commercial properties located around highways and motorways in the province, reported a news source. If the proposal is approved in the upcoming budget, Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Department (ETNCD) will earn annual revenue of PKR 3 billion. The proposal recommends dividing […]

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Crackdown against owners of 214 illegal colonies

Crackdown against owners of 214 illegal colonies

The district administration has launched a crackdown against the owners of illegal colonies built on agricultural land, a news source reported. The action was launched on the directions of Multan Development Authority (MDA) Director General Imran Sikandar Baloch. The owners of these illegal colonies have failed to deposit the requisite fees for the conversion of […]

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