September 27, 2012

Overseas Pakistani’s will not vote in Next Elections

ISLAMABAD, (SANA): The Election Commission of Pakistan has decided that 4 million overseas Pakistani’s will not be able to exercise their right to vote from their country of residence; meanwhile election commission has said that overseas Pakistanis could use right of vote after returning to Pakistan.

It was also decided during the meeting, that voting will take place again, at polling stations reserved for women, where voter turn out is less than 10 percent.Read More »Overseas Pakistani’s will not vote in Next Elections

CDA proposes City Centre for Islamabad

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 By Muhammed Anis (The News)

 The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has submitted a plan to the prime minister to give the federal capital a ‘City Centre’.

 CDA Chairman Farkhand Iqbal told ‘The News’ on Wednesday that the ‘City Centre’ would be developed in Sector F-12 with inclusion of a portion of Sector F-13 for which a complete plan along with maps has been finalised. “The plan has already been submitted to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for his final nod,” said the CDA chief while disclosing the plan.Read More »CDA proposes City Centre for Islamabad

Islamabad sectors C-15 and 16 to be launched soon

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 The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is contemplating to revive the 1996 Land Acquisition Policy in order to compensate owners of Built up Property (BuP), constructed on land falling in Sectors C-15 and C-16.

The 1996 Land Acquisition Policy was given by then PPP government according to which landowners with 300 square feet established structure are to be compensated with a 138 square yard plot while land owners with construction area of 500 square feet are entitled to get 233 square yard plot.Read More »Islamabad sectors C-15 and 16 to be launched soon