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Green Line to operational from October and K4 Water to start this fiscal year

Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the officials on Tuesday to ensure completion of all projects under the Karachi Transformation Plan (KTP) within the timelines. Imran, during a visit to the provincial capital, chaired a meeting to review the progress of ongoing development projects under the KTP. The meeting was attended by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Planning Minister Asad Umar, Railways Minister...

Rawalpindi Ring Road withdrawn from PPP (P3A) & cancelled land acquisition of extended area

After restoring the original alignment from Rawat to Thallian near motorway, the Punjab government made new PC-I of the project and decided to construct it under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) instead of Public-Private Partnership. The PC-I was sent to the Punjab Planning and Development Board for approval. Punjab government decided to start the Rawalpindi Ring Road Project in PC-I mode...

Hilton hotel returning & launching Doubletree brand in the Capital of Pakistan

Hilton has announced that it will be making its return into the Pakistan market, with an agreement with Dhabi Hospitality that will see the launch of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Islamabad in 2025. Carlos Khneisser, VP of development for the Middle East and Africa at Hilton, said that the landmark agreement signals Hilton’s highly anticipated re-entry to the Pakistan market. “We are doing so as...

LDA’s Low Cost Naya Pakistan Housing Project in LDA City

Prime Minister Imran Khan's journey to fulfill the promise of 50 lacs low cost houses to poor people. A commendable step by the Punjab government to build "New Pakistan Apartments" for the homeless people. LDA will build 35,000 apartments (Phase 1) on 800 kanals of land in three years at Mouza Halloke adjoining Ring Road at a cost of Rs. 10...

RDA to develop aerotropolis around new Islamabad Airport

Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has planned an aerotropolis in the city alonside Rawalpindi Ring Road and around Islamabad Airport, Chairman RDA Tariq Murtaza has confirmed. Chairman RDA said that the development work on the economic zones will be started as soon as possible. He said famous aerotropolis of special economic zones are mining, oil refinery, petroleum, engineering, IT Park, and...

PM directed to start Metro Bus service from Peshawar Morr to New Islamabad Airport

The Federal cabinet has directed the interior and communication ministries to devise a plan to operationalise Islamabad Metro bus service on priority basis, Pakistan Today reported. Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken serious notice of the delay in the operationalisation of the project and directed to take measures to start the service to provide smooth bus ride to passengers, sources informed, adding,...

CDA & NAB actions against illegal housing schemes in Islamabad

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to take action against the illegal housing societies which are looting the citizens. In the first phase, showcase notices are being served on illegal housing societies and then they are being sealed in the next phase. CDA has issued the list of illegal housing societies at its website to guide the citizens. However the process of taking action...

Overwhelming response on SBP mark-up subsidy scheme on low cost housing

Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed by the governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) that within few weeks over 8,000 applications have been received under the scheme of subsidy on mark-up of low-cost housing loan. Out of total, 1,820 out of them have been approved with an outlay of Rs5 billion, while pending applications are being processed expeditiously. Prime Minister Imran Khan was given briefing...

LDA efforts to improve EoDB & construction of Nayaa Pakistan Housing Apartments

Lahore Development Authority (LDA) is doing extra ordinary efforts to facilitate people and improve in its ease of doing business (EoDB). For this purpose, LDA has made some amendments in the "LDA Building Regulations 2019" to give approval to "Building Plan Sanctions" to facilitate business and encourage construction activities under the "Ease of Doing Business" reforms. LDA also organized a seminar...

Rawalpindi Lai Expressway officially approved by Prime Minister

Prime Minister Imran Khan has officially approved the Nullah Lai project and the formal work on this development initiative would start from today (Friday). The approval was granted during a meeting held on Thursday with PM Imran Khan in the chair, wherein a detailed briefing on the Nullah Lai expansion project was given. The Nullah Lai Expressway Project worth Rs 75 billion will be completed in two...

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