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July-Dec tax receipts surpass Rs2,205bn, PM told


January 11, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed on Sunday that tax receipts had surpassed Rs2,205 billion during the first six months (July-Dec) of the current financial year. A meeting, held to review tax reforms with the prime minister in chair, was briefed that a growth in number of taxpayers had been witnessed because of tax reforms. Federal ministers Dr Abdul …

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Work on Ravi urban project has started, PM told


December 4, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was told on Thursday that development work on the ambitious multi-billion-rupee Ravi Urban Development Project (RUDP) has started and would be completed in phases. Presiding over a meeting on the RUDP and the Karachi islands project, the prime minister was pleased to know that the Frontier Works Organisation and the National Logistics Cell had started …

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Rs1tr activities generated in housing sector, PM told


November 21, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed on Friday that economic activities worth Rs1 trillion had been generated in Punjab through initiation of several housing and construction projects. According to the Prime Minister Office, Punjab Chief Secretary Jawad Rafique Malik told a meeting of the National Coordination Committee on Housing and Construction presided over by the prime minister that construction …

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Consortium to invest hugely in two mega projects, PM told


September 25, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed on Thursday that some leading businessmen of the country have formed a consortium to make a huge investment in two mega development projects — Urban Development and Bundle Island Project (UDBSP) in Karachi and Ravi River Front Urban Development Project (RRFUDP). In a separate meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) on Housing, …

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Work on tribal districts projects to begin in coming fiscal, PM told


June 23, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed on Monday that work on development projects in the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) would begin during the next financial year. The prime minister, who chaired a meeting to review progress on development of the region, expressed the hope that work on all development projects in the merged area would start in …

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Internal security plan prepared, PM told


June 11, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was apprised on Wednesday that a National Internal Security Plan had been devised to cover different aspects of security, including elimination of terrorism and terror financing. During a meeting held with the prime minister in chair, Interior Minister Ijaz Shah presented 20-month reports of the ministry and its allied organisations like Intelligence Bureau (IB), Federal …

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Islamabad’s land record will be computerised in six months, PM told


January 31, 2020

  ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was on Thursday informed that the land record of Islamabad would be computerised in six months as updating of the record was in progress. The prime minister chaired a meeting to get a briefing from city managers on law and order, development projects, health and education initiatives in the capital city. The meeting was …

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Chinese firms to invest $5bn in 3-5 years, PM told


July 13, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Leading Chinese companies on Friday assured Prime Minister Imran Khan that they would invest $5 billion in different sectors in Pakistan in the next three to five years. The assurance was extended to the prime minister by a Chinese delegation, comprising more than 55 executives and heads of leading Chinese companies, during a meeting at the Prime Minister Office …

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40 firms offer to provide land, build units under housing scheme, PM told


November 29, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed at a meeting on Wednesday that over 40 bidders and construction companies had applied for providing land and constructing housing units under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) of the federal government. Briefing the meeting on the progress of the programme, Housing and Works Secretary Dr Imran Zeb said that an encouraging response …

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