Uzbekistan’s Parliamentary Elections 2019 & Its Strategic Importance

Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan According to the Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission (UCEC), parliamentary and municipal/district/city elections will be held on December 22, 2019. The UCEC has already announced new “Electoral Code” for the upcoming elections 2019. It completely and equally supports all the five participating political parties to contest […]


First balloting under Naya Pakistan Housing Program 1

Balloting under Naya Pakistan Housing Program took place in Lodhran in the presence of Punjab minister of housing and urban development Punjab. Minister announced that construction of two lakh houses will start from December 2019. From November 2019 Naya Pakistan Housing Project will start in 10 cities of Punjab including […]


ہاؤسنگ سوسا ئٹیز کے فراڈ روکنے کے لۓ نیب اقدامات 1

Lahore: To prevent frauds by housing societies, National Accountability Bauru has asked all the regulators, Cooperative department and Commissioners in Punjab to provide details of housing societies. Director General Lahore Development Authority, Director General Faisal Abad Development Authority and Cooperatives Department have already received instructions in this regard. Commissioner offices […]


Government decides to reduce Gains Tax on properties

حکومت نے غیر منقولہ جائداد (پلاٹوں اور گھروں ) کی خریدوفروخت پر عائد کیپیٹل گینز ٹیکس میں کمی کا فیصلہ کر لیا۔ Islamabad: Government has decided to reduce Capital Gains Tax on immovable properties. After approval from ECC and Federal Cabinet, it will be implemented within a month’s time. It […]


Pak rupee exchange rates 1st October 2019

Following are Pakistan rupee closing exchange rates against major currencies on 1st October 2019. CURRENCY LOW RATE HIGH RATE US$ (Interbank) 156.30 156.40 US$ (Open Market) 156.00 156.50 Saudi Riyal 41.40 41.70 UAE Dirham 42.45 42.75 EURO 170.50 172.50 UK Pound 192.00 194.00 Japanese Yen 1.43142 1.45142 Australian Dollar 105.00 […]


New Pakistan housing program registrations update 2

11 Lakh citizens have been registered so far throughout Pakistan. Province wise breakdown of registrations is as under. KPK: 109475 FATA: 2065 Punjab: 477337 Blochistan: 79218 Sindh: 130981 Islamabad: 248424 Gilgit Baltistan: 13984 Azad Kashmir: 9813 City wise breakdown of registrations is as under. Islamabad: 248424 Faisalabad: 106371 Lahore: 101483 […]


New Pakistan housing phase two update 4

Lahore:  Under Naya Pakistan Housing Program, policy paper is ready for construction of houses and apartments in Lahore.  According to the policy document out of nine locations selected for Lahore, Punjab government will construct houses on 6 locations whereas construction work on 3 locations will be completed by federal government. […]


Pak rupee exchange rates 24 September 2019

Following are Pakistan rupee exchange rates against major currencies on 24th September 2019. Pakistan rupee has slightly appreciated against dollar in September. CURRENCY LOW RATE HIGH RATE US$ (Interbank) 156.00 156.50 US$ (Open Market) 155.50 156.50 Saudi Riyal 41.30 41.70 UAE Dirham 42.30 42.70 EURO 170.80 172.50 UK Pound 193.10 […]


one million registrations for Naya Pakistan Housing

So far One million citizens have registered for Naya Pakistan Housing Program. Around 25 percent applicants are from Lahore, 13 percent from Islamabad and Rawalpindi, 5 percent from Multan and only 3.5 percent from Karachi. A reasonable number of applicants belong to well settled middle class families. Nearly 40 percent […]