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Pakistan infrastructural development growth by Chinese contribution

RealEstate Agent 27/01/2018


Islamabad: The Chinese firms have been investing in infrastructure development including electricity generation and that $35 billion out of CPEC’s investment would be reserved for energy projects.

According to the report, Pakistan will become self-sufficient 2018 with the addition of 10 Thousand megawatts.

By 2023 and 2025, another 15,000 megawatts will also be added to the country’s electric output.

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Overseas Pakistanis Commission helps reclaim land

RealEstate Agent 25/01/2018

Lahore: Land worth PKR 18.5 million was reclaimed by the Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab on the complaint of an overseas Pakistani, according to a news report. The report further detailed that OPC Punjab Vice-Chairperson Shaheen Khalid Butt and Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti explained that an expatriate, Muhammad Razzaq, had filed a complaint with OPC that his wife’s six acres of agricultural land in Toba Tek Singh had been occupied by some people.

They explained that his complaint had been forwarded to District Overseas Pakistanis Committee which had taken action with police assistance and returned the land to the owner.

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Water and Sanitation Agency calls for an increase in watter tariffs.

RealEstate Agent 24/01/2018

Rawalpindi: Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Managing Director – Raja Shaukat Mahmood empasised the need for increasing the water tariffs by up to 300 per cent, as seen on a news source.

In almost ten years water tariffs haven’t been increased and its employees under financial stress, Mahmood explained.

Water and Sanitation Agency Workers Union Chairman Raja Hussain also agreed with the Managing Director call.

They stressed, the only way out of the situation, was for either the government to increase subsidy for the agency or for water tariffs to be increased.

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Poor HR policies cause low investments in Pakistan

RealEstate Agent 24/01/2018


Lahore: Due to government flaws, investments in Pakistan remain difficult to achieve.

Skewed tax rates, bad governance and corruption are some of the policies that cause all this low interesting on investments.

Also, the cost of production increases if the manufacturers fail to provide comfortable workspace to their workers.

Working in low quality conditions reduces productivity and the results are seen in the final cost of a product.

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Gulberg Dedicated Grid Station to be set up by LESCO

RealEstate Agent 23/01/2018

Lahore: The LESCO (Lahore Electric Supply Company) decided to construct a grid station for Gulberg to meet the power supply needs, as seen on a news source.

For this grid station, LESCO has asked for 10 kanals of land.

For this request, Lahore’s deputy commisioner has sent an application requesting the authorities concerned to transfer land to the Lahore Electric Supply Company for the grid station construction to begin right away.

The demand for power supply has lately increased, due to increased commercialisation in Gulberg. At the moment, the commercial hub gets power supply from grid stations in Garden Town and Rehman Park and these grid stations cannot bear anymore to meet the electricity needs of Gulberg.

Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) is an electric distribution company which supplies electricity to LahorePunjabPakistan.


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Project Safe City Quetta Approved

RealEstate Agent 23/01/2018


Quetta: Abdul Qudooss Bizenjo – Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) has approved the Quetta Safe City project, as seen on a news source.

The Chief Minister also instructed the company involved in the project to begin working on it right away without loosing time.

Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo also told the media that work on the project will start in a few days.

The project was proposed back in 2013 and it couldn’t be completed due to various reasons.

Close Circuit Cameras and Scanners through the city will improve security conditions in the city

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Amnesty for Bani Gala, proposal to be shared with SC by CDA

RealEstate Agent 23/01/2018

Islamabad: The CDA (Capital Development Authority) is looking to regularise the constructed units in Bani Gala through an amnesty scheme, as seen on a news source.

Withing this week the proposal will be presented to the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan.

The decision was taken during a meeting, however the ban on new construction will stay.


The Supreme Court of Pakistan took a suo motu action last year on haphazard construction activities reported in Bani Gala.

The Capital Development Authority will propose this amnesty scheme before the court in the next hearing session, during this week.

Capital Development Authority (CDA)

(Urduدارالحکومت ترقی اختیار‎, abbreviated as CDA), is a public benefit corporation responsible for providing municipal services in Islamabad Capital Territory. The CDA was established on 14 June 1960 by executive order entitled Pakistan Capital Regulation. As of 2016, most of CDA’s municipal services and departments have been transferred to the newly created Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation, although CDA is still in charge of estate management, project execution and sector developments.


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Medical Tourism to be introduced to DHA City

RealEstate Agent 22/01/2018


Karachi: The DHA City (Defence Housing Authority) Karachi is to introduce medical tourism to notch up the health facilities for the upcoming development, as seen on a news source.

Project Director of DHA Brig (R) Muhammad Rafique was addressing a meeting attended by representatives from Shaukat Khanum Hospital, IBA (Institute of Business Administration, Dow University, and Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan.

Muhammad Rafique said that DHA City, which is a sustainable development being built on a fast track basis, will have world-class facilities provided by Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Dow University. In addition for the society to introduce medial tourism, the education sector will also be planned throughly. In this regard, Institute of Business Administration and Safa University are currently devising their plans.

Rafique also noted that the people looking to construct their houses in DHA City can choose designs on the Design Studio, get it approved from the society, and start construction of their respective units.

DHA City

DHA City Karachi (not be confused with DHA City Lahore) is an under-construction gated mixed-use development in Gadap Town in the outskirts of KarachiSindhPakistan.[2]The project spans over 20,000[3] acres and is planned to accommodate up-to 250,000 people.[4]

Located 56 kilometers from Karachi, the community is planned to be self-dependent for water and electricity. The construction started in 2010, with master plan incorporating two theme parks, IBA CampusShaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research CenterDOW Medical University Campus, state-of-the-art Liver Transplant Centre, 20 high school’s and 40 schools.



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Faisalabad International Airport will be inaugurated on January 20

RealEstate Agent 22/01/2018


The expansion work by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority is completed and the new building will be inaugurated on January 20, as seen on a news source.

Airport building area has been increased from 132 Marla (36,000 ft^2) to about 268 Marla (73,000 ft^2), allowing space for 200 passengers for domestic flights and about 400 passengers for international flights. Also, four counters have been installed for domestic passengers and 12 for flying abroad.

The airport facility has high technology CCTV cameras, fire alarm system and fire hydrants.

Furthermore, a modern display system to show flight schedules has been installed. Besides, other features include services like Alfa Taxiway on the runway, two boarding bridges for the passengers and a Fokker apron.

Faisalabad International Airport

Fasisalabad Interntional Airport is an international airport and standby PAF (Pakistan Air Force) military base situated on Jhang Road, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south west from the city centre of Faisalabad, in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

It serves the population of Faisalabad and several local cities such as Tandlianwala, Kamalia, Jaranwala, Jhang, Chiniot, Gojra, Dijkot, Samundri, Khurrianwala, Sangla Hill, Toba Tek Singh, Chenab Nagar, Sargodha, Bhawana, Pir Mahal, Chak Jhumra, Khichian, Jahangir Klan and Lalian. With a large diaspora of Faisalabadis living abroad, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority has signed a new open policy to allow more airlines to operate from the city.

Airport is home to two flying schools who use the airfield for regular training for new cadets and aviation enthusiasts.

Influx of international airlines operating the airport, the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries have disclosed a new international airport is to be built near the motorway.

With a new open policy agreement with the UAE (United Arab Emirates) it is expected that the airport will handle more traffic in the future.



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Crackdown against illegal housing societies in Khyber Pakhtunkwa, orders issued.

RealEstate Agent 21/01/2018

Peshawar: The Secretary of the Local Government and Rural Development Khyber Pakhtunkhwa –  Syed Jamal Uddin Shah has instructed the TMA (Town Municipal Authorities) to launch a crackdown against illegal housing societies throughout the province, as seen on a news source. The move has been taken on the orders of the Chief Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) – Azam Khan.

The performance of the TMAs in the last two months was assessed during a meeting presided by Shah and attended by representatives of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Town Municipal Authorities.

The Local Government and Rural Development Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Secretary Syed Jamal Uddin Shah has also ordered moving fruit markets, vegetable markets and bus stations outside the city limits.

The meeting decided to speed up the drive against encroachment and ensure cleanliness within respective juridictions of all Town Municipal Authorities (TMAs)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (abbreviated as KPUrduخیبر پختونخوا‎; Pashtoخیبر پښتونخوا‎)[1] is one of the four administrative provinces of Pakistan, located in the northwestern region of the country along the international border with Afghanistan. It was previously known as the North-West Frontier Province(NWFP) until 2010, and is known colloquially by various other names. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the third-largest province of Pakistan by the size of both population and economy though it is geographically the smallest of four.[3] It comprises 10.5% of Pakistan’s economy, and is home to 11.9% of Pakistan’s total population, with the majority of the province’s inhabitants being PashtunsHazarewalChitrali, and Kohistanis.


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