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  • Park Enclave does not appear to be nearing completion

    ISLAMABAD: The Park Enclave, a housing project launched in 2011, is still facing a delay as the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is yet to get possession of the land...

    The housing scheme was initially scheduled to be completed by December 2013 but the CDA could not meet the deadline...

  • Work on Park Enclave, D-12 in full swing: CDA

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Monday claimed that development work on the Park Enclave Housing Society and Sector D-12 was in full swing...

    During their visit to Park Enclave, the chairman and the member administration and estate were informed that the construction of 33 out of 44 roads was in the final stage...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Underfunded KMC may launch adopt-a-park scheme

    Parks and horticulture director general Asadullah Shah confirmed to Dawn that an adopt-a-park scheme was under consideration and soon EOIs for three parks would be sought...

    “Initially, EOIs would be sought for Bagh-i-Ibne Qasim Park, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park and Beach Avenue Park, from private parties as part of a pilot project...

  • Amnesty scheme not a walk in the park, say banks

    The role of the banking sector is instrumental in ensuring the success of the tax amnesty scheme which has already generated considerable debate regarding its legality and the political motives behind its implementation towards the fag end of the PML-Nawaz government...

    The scheme is aimed at ensuring at least partial repatriation of foreign assets of resident Pakistanis back home...

  • PTI’s housing programme is ambitious but will it address the root causes of the housing crisis?

    First things first: the spirit behind the government’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) must be commended...

    The struggle for dignified housing in Pakistan has a long history replete with brutal evictions of katchi abadi dwellers, political and legal resistance by groups like the Karachi Indigenous Rights Alliance, the Alliance for Katchi Abadis and the Awami Workers’ Party (AWP), the cumulative efforts of low-income housing...

  • Cantt. housing scheme

    Problems faced by visitors, Rescue 1122, police, courier and home delivery men, repair technicians and others in locating this housing scheme can well be imagined...

    The existence of the housing scheme is known to the cantonment staff responsible for the collection of house tax and conservancy charges, but not to other staff...

  • SC stays housing scheme on NARC land

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered keeping on hold until the next hearing a summary awaiting the approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to transform 1,395 acres of land initially meant for research on agriculture into a lucrative housing scheme...

    The attention of the apex court towards the proposed development of the housing scheme was drawn through an application by president Pakistan Agriculture Research Staff...

  • KP villagers refuse to provide land for DHA housing scheme

    PESHAWAR: The landowners in Shahi and Sufaid Sang areas on the outskirts of Peshawar have refused to provide their agricultural lands to Defence Housing Authority (DHA) for a proposed housing scheme...

    Addressing a seminar here on Thursday, the landowners and representatives of various civil society organisations said that the proposed scheme of DHA was meant to dislocate the local people but they would not allow anyone to do so... ...

  • SC seeks probe into housing scheme on dam site

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was asked by the Supreme Court to explain why the inquiry into the unauthorised development of a housing scheme, on the area reserved for a dam, was not completed...

    A complaint was made to the NAB in September 2010 by a resident of Rawalpindi, Retired Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Tariq Kamal, alleging that the real estate project Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Valley was being...

  • Firms told to speed up work on Bhara Kahu housing scheme

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Housing and Works directed the engineering firms working on the Bhara Kahu Housing Scheme to expedite work...

    In a high-level meeting chaired by Housing Secretary Shah Rukh Arbab on Tuesday, a one month deadline was given to the National Engineering Services of Pakistan (Nespak) and Green Tree to complete the study of land being carried out and submit a report to the Federal Government Employees Housing...

  • PARC convenes emergency meeting to stop CDA from developing housing scheme over its land

    ISLAMABAD: Fol­low­ing the last-minute postponement of the meeting of National Assembly Stan­d­ing Committee on National Food Security and Resea­r­ch, the Pakistan Agricul­tural Research Council has called an emergency meeting of its board of governors on Wednesday to discuss the situation arising out of the proposed relocation of National Agricultural Resea­­rch Centre from Islamabad...

    The National Agricultu­ral Research Centre...

  • LDA ‘locks horns’ with NAB over probe into housing scheme

    The LDA City, said to be the largest housing project in the country comprising more than 60,000 kanals, was announced last year in Lahore on Ferozepur Road...

    According to rule-20 (chapter-IV) of the Punjab Private Housing Schemes and land subdivision rules-2010, which the LDA follows too while developing a residential scheme, a developer is not allowed to advertise sale of plots or housing units in print or electronic media ...

  • RDA could not develop a single housing scheme in 30 years

    RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) failed to develop even a single housing scheme during the last 30 years and also could not monitor private housing societies...

    Due to the negligence of the civic body established about 30 years ago to make the master plan of the city and monitor development activities, there has been a mushroom growth of low quality housing schemes...

  • Half complete housing scheme leaves retired officers high and dry

    PESHAWAR: High installment rate and slow of pace of work on a housing project have left the retired government officers high and dry to fulfil their dream of having a house in the provincial capital...

    Provincial Housing Authority launched the project in Hayatabad Township in 2009 to construct high rise residential apartments for retired officers from Grade 17 to Grade 22...

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