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    Agricultural Land For Lease In Hyderabad Pakistan

  • This land is your land, this land is my land

    KARACHI: On any given day one hears, for the umpteenth time, of a new housing society being launched, with state-of- the-art facilities, a lucrative geographical location, and the very best in construction...

    Though a similar dynamic is seen in other cities of Pakistan, Karachi’s growth appears to be all-encompassing...

  • Farmers want agricultural land excluded from road project

    MANSEHRA: The administration of Hazara division has started acquisition of land from Havelian to Shinkiari for the second phase of motorway but landowners want it to exclude their agricultural lands from the strategically important project...

    “We don’t want to create any sort of problem in execution of this nationally important project but our agricultural lands should be spared by diverting the road to other side which would also...

  • Colonisation of agricultural land

    The countryside also provides a market for industrial goods...

    Agricultural land is being depleted by rapid countrywide construction of walled housing colonies, shopping malls and industrial units...

  • Charge-sheet filed in ‘illegal’ land lease case

    KARACHI: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) submitted on Saturday a charge-sheet in court against a sub-registrar of Clifton Town in a case pertaining to alleged illegal lease of over 1,600 acres of provincial government land to Defence Housing Authority...

    The ACE booked Sikandar Ali Qureshi, the then sub-registrar of Clifton Town, and two deceased sub-registrars Iqbal Ahmed and Afsar Main for their alleged involvement in making...

  • Lease of land for Grand Hyatt cancelled, IHC informed

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally terminated the ‘controversial’ lease of a piece of land for the under-construction Grand Hyatt and high-rise apartments...

    After the cancellation of the lease, billions of rupees invested by the citizens in the purchase of apartments in the skyscraper are at stake as they cannot get the possession of their apartments unless the court of law sets aside the CDA decision... ...

  • NARC land lease not renewed for non-conforming use

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally broken its silence on its decision not to renew the lease of 1,250 acres land to the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) saying it was due to the non-conforming use of the land...

    In a report to the National Assembly standing committee on national food security and research, the CDA said in violation of the lease agreement NARC had started constructing colonies...

  • Dissident PTI MNA denies role in controversial land lease

    PESHAWAR: Dissident PTI MNA and former senior member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Revenue Gulzar Khan on Wednesday denied involvement in the leasing out of 6,000 kanals of state land in Dera Ismail Khan for 10 years to the alleged associates of former chief minister Akram Durrani...

    Gulzar Khan told a news conference here that the National Accountability Bureau recently called him for responding to some queries about the land lease...

  • Foreign investors to be allotted land on lease basis in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Announcing the land lease policy of the Balochistan government for foreign investors after a two-day cabinet meeting, Balochistan Information Minister Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi said that the provincial government had decided to allot land to foreign investors in the province on the basis of lease for a certain period instead of granting them the ownership rights...

    The duration of the lease would be decided later by the...

  • Ban on lease, transfer and conversion of state land partially lifted

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday partially lifted a ban imposed earlier on the lease, transfer and conversion of state land in Sindh and directed the provincial authorities to consider the applications seeking lease where the land record had been computerised...

    A three-judge bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed observed that the ban could only be lifted fully after the provincial authorities comply with the apex court’s order,...

  • Govt expenditure on agricultural sector far lower in Pakistan: WB

    ISLAMABAD: Government expenditure on agriculture sector, both as a percentage of total outlays and as agricultural GDP, is far lower in Pakistan than other countries in South and Southeast Asia, the World Bank said in a report...

    Over-reliance on the traditional four crops reflected government support including subsidies, procurement politics, research and extension, that is heavily focused on the major crops, inefficient markets for...

  • Pakistan, Belarus set to sign agricultural cooperation accords

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Belarus are set to sign three accords related to agricultural cooperation during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Belarus...

    In this regard, a four-member Belarusian delegation held detailed discussions with the scientists of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and visited the research establishments at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) here on Tuesday...

  • Plan to lease out Pakistan Steel Mills for 45 years

    ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) continues to pile up liabilities, the government is considering leasing the country’s largest industrial complex to a private concern for 45 years under a revenue sharing arrangement, and laying off almost 5,000 employees...

    On Monday, a transaction committee discussed various options in this regard, based on which the Privatisation Commission’s board will meet on Tuesday (today) to decide the...

  • Standing committee reserves decision on lease of Pakistan Steel Mills

    The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Industries and Production has said it will not approve the Privatisation Commission board's proposal to lease out Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) for 30 years until it receives further details on the issue...

    In an official letter addressed to Minister of State for Privatisation Mohammad Zubair, who headed the commission, Committee Chairman Asad Umar said that a final decision on "the proposed...

  • Ministry plans long-term lease for Radio Pakistan premises, upsets employees

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Informa­tion is planning to shift the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) headquarters and give its existing premises on a long-term lease, according to a letter issued by the ministry...

    It states that Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has directed the persons concerned to prepare a proposal for handing over the Radio Pakistan headquarters on a long-term lease and shifting the...

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