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    Pakistan Railway Booking Offices In Karachi

  • PIA privatisation: Unions say booking offices to remain closed till Feb 2

    KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) unions on Monday announced all offices of the national carrier will remain closed from tomorrow (Tuesday) till February 2 in protest against the planned privatisation of the airline...

    Related: PIA privatisation bill passed amid opposition uproarOn the other hand, the PIA management has requested union leaders to not close down offices as it may cause inconvenience to passengers across...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the...

  • PIA starts on-line booking, check-in

    KARACHI: The Pakis­tan International Airlines has initially started ‘on-line booking and check-in’ facilities to its passengers on some domestic routes, which it plans extending over to its entire network...

    Initially it is available for domestic flights between Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, but soon it would be implemented on all other domestic and international flights...

  • Advance booking for special Eid trains begins

    LAHORE: Advance booking for the 23 special trains being operated to cater to Eidul Fitr rush has begun at all reservation offices of the Pakistan Railways (PR)...

    The Eid operation will begin with the departure of two trains each from Karachi for Lahore and from Lahore to Karachi on July 11...

  • IMC cancels advance booking orders by ‘dodgy corporates’

    KARACHI: After identifying “dodgy corporates and habitual investors”, Indus Motor Company (IMC) has cancelled advance car booking orders worth Rs600 million...

    To improve the booking process for genuine customers of Toyota vehicles, IMC conducted an examination of the pending provisional booking orders (PBO) to verify the accuracy of customer information, identification and other details...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    The project was made a part of the CPEC by the governments of China and Pakistan at the 6th joint coordination committee held in December...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    The chief minister also asked Mr Abbasi for allocation of gas quota for installing a 12MW LNG-based power...

  • Japan out as China emerges new contender in Karachi Circular Railway project

    ISLAMABAD: China will now cooperate with the Sindh government to help it revive the long-delayed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) within three years under a recently signed memorandum of understanding, the Senate’s Standing Com­mittee on Planning and Development was informed on Monday...

    Briefing the committee, Planning Secretary Shoaib Siddiqui said the Rs270 billion project was to be completed with the assistance of the Japan...

  • CM to perform Karachi Circular Railway groundbreaking on Quaid’s birthday

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will perform groundbreaking of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) on the birthday of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah (Dec 25) at a ceremony to be held at Wazir Mansion — the residence of the founder of the nation...

    The initial estimated cost of the project, which has been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is about $2 billion...

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