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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

Govt to eliminate NOC condition required for construction of high-rise buildings

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to remove the requirement of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the development of high-rise and multi-storey buildings around airports, in five major cities of the country. The five major cities included Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan. A summary, in this regard, was submitted to the federal cabinet by the Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NPHDA), informed Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Housing Member Hasan Bakshi, in an online meeting of the NAPHDA, chaired by Chairman NAPHDA General (Retd) Anwar Ali Hyder. “The cabinet will take up the matter in its next meeting” he further added. Currently, to construct high-rise and multi-storey buildings within a15.24km radius...

Rehabilitation of IJP Road to begin after re-examination of plan

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has directed the Engineering Wing to re-examine the estimated cost and design submitted for the rehabilitation of IJP Road. The directive was issued by CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed in a meeting held, to avoid any post-contractual issues. The development work on road rehabilitation project worth Rs6 billion has been scheduled to initiate in January. Once started, the project approved by the CDA-Development Working Party will be completed in 18 months. The Engineering Wing has been directed to review the cost estimation and the design plan of the project until the pre-qualification process of the construction firms is completed. The mega-project is aimed to uplift...

حکومت کا ٹیکنالوجی زونز اتھارٹی کے قیام کا فیصلہ

اسلام آباد: وفاقی حکومت نے صدارتی آرڈیننس کے ذریعے سپیشل ٹیکنالوجی زونز اتھارٹی (ایس ٹی زیڈ اے) کے قیام کا فیصلہ کرلیا ہے جس کا مقصد یہ ہے کہ زون ڈویلپرز اور کاروباری اداروں کو 10 سال تک ٹیکس چھوٹ دی جائے۔ ذرائع کے مطابق یہ فیصلہ حکومت کا ٹیکنالوجی زون ڈویلپرز کو مراعات دینے کے اقدامات میں سے ایک ہے۔ ڈویلپرز کو پاکستان میں درآمد کردہ مال یعنی پلانٹ، مشینری، ساز و سامان، ہارڈ ویئر، اور سافٹ ویئر پر تمام کسٹم ڈیوٹیز اور ٹیکسوں سے استثنیٰ حاصل ہوگا۔ حکومت زون انٹرپرائزز کو بھی ٹیکس چھوٹ دینے کا ارادہ رکھتی ہے۔ انہیں لائسنس کے اجراء کی تاریخ سے...

Work on Gwadar Eastbay Expressway will be completed in 2021

GWADAR: The development work on Eastbay Expressway will be completed in 2021, announced Chairman, China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan Pvt Ltd (CoPHCL) Zhang Baozhong in the 5th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Gwadar held virtually to review the progress of projects in Gwadar. After completion, the project will connect the port with the 2nd Phase of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). The project was aimed at accommodating businesses, by minimizing the logistic cost and promoting transhipment trade. Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Development, & Special Initiatives (MoPD&SI), Mathar Niaz Rana from Pakistan, and Director-General, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ying Xiong, from China, co-chaired the meeting, expressing...

The 6 Best Cinemas in Karachi

Cinemas are an excellent source of entertainment. Luckily, Karachi, the metropolitan city of Pakistan is blessed with some of the best cinemas in Pakistan. In this blog, we bring you a list of cinemas in Karachi, that you can visit with your family and friends to enjoy a good day. Lights, camera, action! List of Best Cinemas in Karachi Cinema in Karachi Location Contact  1. Nueplex Cinema The Place, Khayaban-e-Shaheen, D.H.A. Phase 8 Zone B Phase 8 Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Sindh 75500 (021) 111 683 683 2. Cinepax Cinema 5 Khayaban-e-Roomi, Block 9 Clifton, Karachi City, Sindh 75600 (021) 111 246 372 3. Mega Multiplex Cinema – Millenium Mall Millennium Mall, Rashid Minhas Rd, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh (021) 34596616 4....

Uplift work continues under Light Up Islamabad campaign

ISLAMABAD: The development work on various projects continues to uplift the federal capital under the Light Up Islamabad campaign launched earlier. The horticultural activities performed by the Environment Directorate West staff CDA included clearance of excessive and wild growth, rain growth patches, removal of green waste and planting new trees. The activities were performed in several points on Srinagar Highway, IJP Road, 9th Avenue, F-9 Park, Parbat Road Park Sector F-7/4, Sector H-8, and Sector I-9. The Machinery Pool Organization (MPO) was utilized to carry out sanitation work in rural and urban parts, all across the federal capital. In addition, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) announced to take action, by...

کراچی میں پاکستان کوارٹرز پراجیکٹ سے 6 ہزار گھروں کی تعمیر ہوگی

اسلام آباد: وزیرِ اعظم عمران خان کو جمعرات کے روز آگاہ کیا گیا کہ کراچی ٹرانسفارمیشن پلان کے تحت شہر کے لیے 100 سے زائد ترقیاتی پراجیکٹس کی پلاننگ کرلی ہے جن پر 1.1 ٹریلین روپے کی لاگت آئے گی۔ میٹنگ میں چیف آف آرمی سٹاف جنرل قمر جاوید باجوہ، وفاقی وزیر شیخ رشید، اسد عمر، فیصل واوڈا اور وزیرِ اعظم کے مشیر برائے خزانہ عبدل حفیظ شیخ شریک ہوے۔ وزیرِ اعظم کو بتایا گیا کہ کراچی ٹرانسفارمیشن پلان کو تین حصوں میں منقسم کیا جائے گا۔ وزیرِ اعظم نے تمام منصوبوں کی جلد تکمیل کی ہدایت کی اور کہا کہ شہر کو غیر قانونی تجاوزات اور...

وزیرِ اعلیٰ بزدار نے فردوس مارکیٹ انڈر پاس کا افتتاح کردیا

لاہور: چیف منسٹر پنجاب عثمان بزدار نے فردوس مارکیٹ گلبرگ کے قریب لال شہباز قلندر انڈر پاس کا افتتاح کردیا۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق 560 میٹر طویل اِس پراجیکٹ پر 1 ارب روپیہ لاگت آئی۔ وزیرِ اعلیٰ عثمان بزدار کا کہنا تھا کہ شفاف ٹینڈرنگ سے اس پراجیکٹ میں 130 ملین کی رقم بچائی گئی۔ اُنہوں کے کہا کہ اس پراجیکٹ سے سینٹر پوائنٹ، ایم ایم عالم روڈ اور کیویلری گراؤنڈ کے مابین ٹریفک کا بہاؤ تیز ہوگا۔ روزآنہ اس سڑک سے ایک لاکھ مسافر گزریں گے اور اس ضمن میں اُن کے فیول کی بھی بچت ہوگی۔ وزیراعلیٰ نے کہا کہ حکومت نے لاہور کی ترقی پر خصوصی...

Foreign reserves surge $484 million in one week: SBP

KARACHI: Foreign reserves held by the central bank jumped up by $484million in one week and were recorded at $13.415 billion, announced the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). In addition to the 3.7% increase, the foreign exchange reserves maintained by commercial banks stood at $7.137 billion, resulting in the accumulated foreign reserves of the country being recorded at $20.5 billion The witnessed surge was a result of loans received and foreign inflows from overseas Pakistanis through the Roshan Digital Account.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

Housing, construction foremost sectors for economic recovery: SBP

KARACHI: The housing and construction sectors were identified as the primary factors for economic recovery by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Reza Baqir. To ensure economic recovery and promote related activities, the government and the central bank introduced policies and incentives for builders, developers, and commercial banks. In addition, positive trends have been witnessed in steel sales, with record-breaking cement sales registered after Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled the construction relief package to boost the economy, added Governor SBP. As per the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the construction sector marked a growth of 8.1 per cent in the last fiscal year, before a significant contraction of 16.8 per...