Interview with H.E. Ahmed Rabei Ambassador of Palestine in Pakistan

By Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan 1. What are your futuristic views/expectations about Palestine State de- jure/de-facto sovereignty to full independence in the days to come? We are still rigorously working to achieve that specific goal. In the past, we were succeeded to accomplish many goals in this direction, including […]


National savings reduce profit rates from Nov-2019

Profit rates on national saving schemes have been decreased effective from 1st November 2019. Below are new profit rates; SCHEME OLD RATES DECREASE % NEW RATES % Defense Saving Certificates 13.01 2.33 10.68 Behbood Saving Certificates 14.76 2.28 12.48 Special Saving Certificates 12.07 1.07 11.00 Regular Income Certificates 12.96 2.04 […]


UAE’s Artificial Intelligence Strategies and Pursuits

Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan We are living in the era of digitalization, automation and innovation wherein, Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a vital role. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the real champion of artificial intelligence (AI) which is indeed re-shaping its economy, governance, society, education, housing sector and services […]


Pak rupee exchange rates 28-10-2019

Following are Pakistan rupee open market exchange rates against major currencies at close on 28th October 2019. CURRENCY LOW RATE HIGH RATE US$ (Interbank) 155.85 156.35 US$ (Open Market) 155.70 156.20 Saudi Riyal 41.37 41.60 UAE Dirham 42.43 42.60 EURO 172.00 173.00 UK Pound 199.00 200.50 Japanese Yen 1.42 1.45 […]


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 […]