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Gatwala Commercial Hub , Faisalabad is Punjab’s biggest and Pakistan’s second largest mixed use, real estate project. It has a covered area of over 3.1 million sq. ft.

This mega project, designed and developed by Shah Nawaz Associates, is located, at the junction of Canal Expressway and Lahore Sheikhupura Road. The road in front of the GCH project, has an average traffic count of 30 vehicles per minute. become, the city’s next mega center for trade, commerce, industries as well as residential projects.

 

Gatwala Commercial Hub

IWMB announces uplift project worth Rs1.8bn

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IMWB) announced an uplift project worth Rs1.8 billion, informed Chairperson Rina Saeed Khan. The project concept-I (PC-I) has been submitted to the Ministry of Climate Change for approval, it was further added. Under this initiative, the authority has planned to establish a centre for national park services, setting up wildlife rescue service, conversion of the zoo into a wildlife sanctuary, and developing and managing trails for MHNP.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

اسلام آباد وائلڈ لائف منیجمنٹ بورڈ نے 1.8 ارب کے منصوبوں کا اعلان کردیا

اسلام آباد: اسلام آباد وائلڈ لائف منیجمنٹ بورڈ کی نئی منیجمنٹ نے شہر کے لیے 1.8 ارب کے منصوبوں کا اعلان کردیا ہے۔ یہ اعلان ہفتے کے روز سنیپ شاٹ مارگلہ ہلز نیشنل پارک ایونٹ میں ہوا جس کی میزبانی ڈیویلپمنٹ کمیونیکیشن نیٹ ورک اور ڈی ٹی این نے پاکستان وائلڈ لائف فاؤنڈیشن کے ساتھ کی۔ ایونٹ کے دوران اسلام آباد وائلڈ لائف منیجمنٹ بورڈ کی چیئر پرسن رینا سعید نے یہ اعلان کیا کہ 1.8 ارب کے منصوبوں کا پلان تیار ہے اور اس کے پی سی ون کو منظوری کے لیے وزارتِ ماحولیات کے سامنے پیش کردیا گیا ہے۔ منصوبوں کے بارے میں بات کرتے ہوئے اُنہوں نے...

The 7 Best Parks in Karachi You Must Visit

Parks are crucial for the beautification and infrastructure of any country. They not only enhance the beauty of the place but also provide other important benefits to the society including fresh air, greenery, and a place to enjoy quality time with friends and family. Karachi, the metropolitan city of Karachi is blessed with some of the best parks in Pakistan. These parks have state of the art infrastructure and a huge variety of recreational activities for both adults and children. In this blog, we bring you a list of parks that you can visit today with your friends and family. So, let’s get started! List of Best Parks in Karachi Aram Bagh Bagh...

Remittances through Roshan Digital Accounts surpass $200mn

ISLAMABAD: The remittances transferred through Roshan Digital Accounts surpassed $200 million, it was announced. The $200 million mark was achieved in 28 days, whereas the first $100m mark was achieved in 76 days. On this occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter to thank the overseas Pakistanis for the $200 million funds transferred through the digital service launched by the State Bank of Pakistan. The SBP recorded the highest-ever single day remittance of $7.70 million on December 10, this year. The Roshan Digital Account provides complete digital banking solutions for the overseas Pakistani diaspora, offering ease of payment and investment facilities in various sectors of Pakistan, including real estate, stocks,...

روشن ڈیجیٹل بینک اکاؤنٹ میں جمع کرائی گئی رقوم 200 ملین ڈالر کی سطح عبور کر گئیں

کراچی: بدھ کے روز روشن ڈیجیٹل اکاؤنٹ کے ذریعے بھیجی گئی رقوم 200 ملین ڈالر کی سطح عبور کر گئیں۔ اِس سطح کو عبور کرنے پر وزیر اعظم عمران خان نے بیرون ملک مقیم پاکستانیوں کا شکریہ ادا کیا۔ جمعرات کو ایک ٹویٹ میں وزیر اعظم نے کہا کہ وہ فنڈز بھیجنے پر ملک کے عظیم اثاثہ کا شکریہ ادا کرنا چاہتے ہیں۔ انہوں نے ٹویٹ کیا کہ پہلے 100 ملین ڈالر 76 دنوں میں موصول ہوے اور اگلے 100 ملین ڈالر صرف 28 دنوں میں آئے۔ 10 دسمبر کو روشن ڈیجیٹل اکاؤنٹ کو اب تک کی سب سے زیادہ یعنی 7.70 ملین ڈالر کی ترسیلات موصول ہوئیں۔ وزیر اعظم...

Pakistan maintains current account surplus for 5th consecutive month

KARACHI: Pakistan has recorded a current account surplus for the fifth consecutive month, reporting a surplus of $447 million in November. The current account stands at $1.64 billion in the ongoing fiscal year 2021. The State Bank of Pakistan cited an improved trade balance and an increase in the flow of remittances for the recorded surplus. Pakistan also recorded an inflow of $200 million worth of remittances through the Roshan Digital Accounts.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

سیمنٹ اور سٹیل کی قیمتوں میں مسلسل اضافہ

کراچی: کورونا ویکسین کے اجراء کے بعد دنیا بھر میں تعمیراتی سرگرمیوں میں اضافہ دیکھنے میں آیا ہے جس کے باعث پاکستان میں بھی سیمنٹ اور سٹیل کی قیمتوں میں اضافہ ہوا ہے۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق دنیا بھر میں سکریپ کی قیمت میں فی ٹن تقریباً 60 ڈالر تک کا اضافہ ہوا ہے۔ عالمی منڈی میں اِس اضافے کا اثر براہِ راست پاکستانی مارکیٹ پر بھی ہوا ہے۔ ماہرین کے مطابق نومبر کے آغاز میں سکریپ کی قیمت 300 ڈالر فی ٹن تھی مگر اب یہ قیمت 450 ڈالر تک پہنچ گئی ہے۔ اس اضافے کے بعد لوکل ملوں نے خام مال کی خرید کا عمل روک...

Surge in cement, steel prices

KARACHI: The prices of cement and steel have surged as the manufacturers increase the purchasing cost. The new prices of steel bars were increased by Rs5, 000 per ton to Rs128, 500, adding to a cumulative increase of Rs18, 000 per ton within the last one-and-a-half months. Similarly, the cement prices were also increased by Rs45 to Rs625 per 50 kg bag in the last two months. The data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) highlighted a drop of 23 per cent in the local sales of the cement, whereas the overall exports of cement witnessed a plunge of 12 per cent. The hike in the prices of...

RDA to protect citizens’ investments by reviewing housing societies

RAWALPINDI: In an attempt to protect the investments of citizens and promote ethical real estate practises, the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has announced it will review housing societies, informed RDA Metropolitan & Traffic Engineering (MP&TE) Director, Shahzad Haider. This initiative is aimed at resolving matters pertaining to legal issuance of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to the residents of illegal housing societies from RDA, for the installation of utility services including water, gas, and electricity connections. The authority will highlight all the existing housing societies that do not abide by the existing by-laws. Out of a total of 300 private housing schemes, only 49 are legal. This is because many housing...

An Assessment of Pakistan’s early Urban Planning Policies (1947 – 1997)

Preamble Pakistan faced a myriad of challenges in the early phase of the country’s formation. Despite an influx of refugees, weak government institutions, and a plethora of urban challenges, Pakistan managed to steer itself out of the crisis. The article presents the public policies and programs which were adopted in dealing with the urban crisis in Pakistan during the first fifty years (1947-1997). The policies fall into three distinct phases in relation to the evolving political and economic regimes. The Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) presents an analysis of how successful these policies and programs have been in managing the urban crisis of Pakistan during the period....