Tag: GOVT

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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FBR

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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RDA is planning to install rain harvesting wells

RDA is planning to install rain harvesting wells

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) is planning to install rain harvesting wells in mosques and homes to tackle the issue of water shortage. According to RDA Chairman Arif Abbasi, two rain harvesting wells will be set up at the offices of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), as well as in a small mosque in […]

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Water hydrants compulsory for housing societies

Water hydrants compulsory for housing societies

The government has made it compulsory for all public and private housing societies to have water hydrants installed on their main roads, a news source reported by Pak Villas. It is also now mandatory for high-rise buildings to have modern firefighting equipment located on their premises. Owners of high-rise buildings that do not have firefighting […]

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