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RDA crackdown against Illegal Housing Schemes, registered FIR

RDA has lodged First Information Reports (FIRs) against 43 illegal housing schemes on the directions of Chairman Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Tariq Mehmood Murtaza. RDA advised general public in their own interest not to make any investment in illegal housing schemes. The Director MP&TE RDA said the Directorate was taking legal action against the illegal advertisements/marketing of...

NED University showcased affordable low-cost model home at campus

The NED University of Engineering & Technology’s Centre, Karachi for Affordable Housing & Sustainable Built Environment (CAHSBE) inaugurated an affordable low-cost model home at the varsity’s campus on University Road. The varsity had established the centre in the year 2019 in support of the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to provide housing units with allied facilities to all,...

Thousands of Kanal land recovered within Islamabad Capital Territory

A total of 20,000 kanal of state land worth Rs500 billion has so far been recovered from land grabbers and encroachers during a grand operation in the capital city initiated at the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the latest documents shared by the office of the Deputy Commissioner (Islamabad), the anti-encroachment grand operation is jointly being carried out by the Capital...

LDA expedite actions against illegal housing schemes

Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and the city police have expedited action against the rogue developers in Lahore as well as the districts of Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana. The Prime Minister, on learning about as many as 600 illegal housing schemes developed in Lahore division, ordered LDA for taking a concrete action in this regard. When the PM was told there was problem on the part of police...

Malik Riaz son in law properties attached in Supreme Court’s BTK land case

An accountability court in Karachi ordered authorities on Saturday to attach the properties of Zain Malik, a builder and the son-in-law of property tycoon Malik Riaz, in a case pertaining to illegal amalgamation of commercial land for a multi-storeyed building in Karachi. According to local media reports, the issue was presented before the accountability court-III judge Sher Bano Karim on Saturday, who...

LDA giving Commercial Plots through balloting in LDA City

Lahore Development Authority (LDA) announced to sell commercial plots through proper balloting. For this, LDA planned to distribute forms for application. LDA City is spread on 58000 Kanal land, and connected to major roads and even close to Lahore Airport. More than 10 thousand file holders are allotted plots in 13000 kanal land of Jinnah sector. Now, LDA is planning to allot commercial plots in...

Construction work on Dadocha dam close to DHA Valley started

The construction work of Dadocha Dam (close to DHA Valley) has begun formally, informed district government spokesman on Friday. A ceremony was also held in this regard, he said. He added Assistant Commissioner (AC) Saddar Mehar Ghulam Abbas Haral, SDO of Small Dams Organization and other officers attended the ceremony, reported by The Nation. Following the orders of City Police Officer (CPO)...

FBR to keep track of property dealing in cash

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that every cash transaction worth Rs 2 million or above for the purpose of sale or purchase of property is required to be reported. According to a report by ARY News, FBR has issued guidelines for real estate agents (REAs) under the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) regime brought in to meet the requirements of the Paris-based...

Computerization of land records in Sindh including Karachi

The Supreme Court directed the relevant authorities to end illegal occupation of state property across Sindh including Karachi. It further issued orders for the restoration of green belts, removal of encroachments from parks and playgrounds and ending the illegal occupation of land owned by the forest and irrigation departments across the province. The directive from a three-member bench headed by...

Supreme Court sought report on Illegal Housing on Kidney Hill Park

The National Account­ability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday approved filing of a reference against Ejaz Haroon, former chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines, Abdul Ghani Majeed of Omni Group and others in an accountability court for their alleged involvement in illegal allotment of plots in Overseas Cooperative Housing Society, Kidney Hills, Karachi. The decision was taken at a meeting of the...

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