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Cabinet decides to sell off property of federal ministries

Cabinet decides to sell off property of federal ministries

The federal cabinet decided to sell off property and assets of different federal ministries and allied departments worth trillions of rupees with a view to generating revenue to support the country’s crippling economy. Interestingly, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Jehangir Tareen, who was disqualified for being ‘dishonest’ by the Supreme Court in a case in December 2017, […]

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Home dept bans digging of roads under Section 144

Home Department bans digging of roads under Section 144

The Home and Tribal Affairs Department on Sunday imposed and a six-month ban on digging and damaging roads in the provincial capital under Section 144. As per the notification, all the government and semi-government departments have been directed to get a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from the district administration before starting any repair and maintenance work. […]

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No new mega projects in next year’s PSDP

The size of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the next fiscal year is likely to remain unchanged at this year’s level of Rs675 billion, said the top official of the Ministry of Planning (MoP), suggesting that no new mega projects would be initiated next year. The development spending allocation in the current range […]

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Red notices issued to owners of plazas lacking firefighting arrangements

The Department of Civil Defence has issued red notices to owners of 110 high-rise buildings lacking proper firefighting arrangements, reported a news source. The department also served the said intimation to the owners of illegal buildings. Reportedly, the notices warn building owners to install firefighting equipment in their respective developments. Those who are found violating […]

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Phase-II : NPHP Registration for federal govt employees begins

Phase-II : NPHP Registration for federal govt employees begins

The Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) has issued a notice with respect to its membership drive under Phase-II of the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) project, according to a publication. Application forms are available on the authority’s website. These have to be submitted, along with membership fee, at the Askari Bank FGEHF, Sector G-10/4 Islamabad Branch […]

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Govt may revise existing gas usage slabs

Govt may revise existing gas usage slabs

The government is planning to revise the existing gas usage slabs in order to provide relief to domestic consumers, a news source quoted an official. The government may also consider a separate tariff for the winter season as another option. If implemented, this tariff will remain in effect for a period of three months. The […]

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Central Development Working Party Approved four uplift projects

Central Development Working Party Approved four uplift projects

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved four uplift projects worth over PKR 806 million, a news source reported. The civic body additionally referred two projects worth PKR 7.4 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further approval. The projects presented for approval included those in relation to health, housing […]

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295 housing societies have been declared illegal

295 housing societies have been declared illegal

With the completion of a forensic audit in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 295 housing societies have been declared illegal. The audit report revealed that there were only 36 societies registered as cooperative and 43 as private housing societies. On the public complaints, NAB has launched investigations against 17 societies so far and arrested eight accused persons. Only eight […]

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government has decided a youth business soft loans

Government has Decided a Youth Business Soft Loans

The government has decided to launch a youth business scheme initiative to provide soft loans to the youth – a news source Pak Villas. This proposed initiative aims to empower youth so that they can earn their livelihood with respect and dignity. It will be launched under the government’s ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ initiative. The Youth […]

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