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Day: November 20, 2022

Dar Al Arkan introduces Trump signature villas, hotel, and golf course at its hilltop project ‘AIDA’ in Muscat, Oman

Press Release Video: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dar Al Arkan, the leading real estate company in Saudi Arabia, and The Trump Organization signed an agreement in New York to develop a signature Trump Resort, including residential villas, a hotel, and a golf course in the AIDA project. Located in Muscat, the 100-meter-high hilltop development is one of the largest premium mixed-use real estate projects in the world, situated by the sea. Yousef Al Shelash, Chairman, Dar Al Arkan, said: "The Trump Organization is known for its exclusive developments. Superior quality, detail, and perfection are the standards that Trump demands across its projects – from residential to retail. We are always looking to enhance...

Fact-Finding Committee on Machhar Colony lynching submits report

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: The fact-finding committee formed by the Sindh Human Rights Department on the issue of the barbaric lynching of two employees of a telecom company as a result of mob violence in Karachi's Machhar Colony has submitted its report based on its findings into the case and recommendations to check such mob-lyncing incidents in society in the future. Two telecom company employees, 31-year-old Muhammad Ishaq Panhwar and 28-year-old Muhammad Ayman, were brutally murdered in the last week of October, resulting in an anger across the country since videos of the incident went viral on the social media. After the killing of two innocent citizens, Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister on Human Rights Surendar Valasai took notice of the incident and directed his department to constitute a...

Death insurance scheme for overseas Pakistanis soon, says minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal said on Sunday the government would soon introduce the death insurance scheme for overseas Pakistanis, he further apprised to participants. The minister said the country had adopted a path of stability and saved it from going to default. The minister made these remarks while addressing the Pakistani community at the Pakistani Consulate in Jeddah, where a large number of overseas Pakistanis had participated, according to a message received here on Sunday. The news about Pakistan’s default risk is based on a "malicious campaign initiated by the PTI which has no reality". The incumbent government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif succeeded in removing Pakistan from the ...

US Consulate, local partners celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: The US Consulate Karachi in collaboration with local partners celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 14-20, 2022) to promote the advancement of the Pakistani entrepreneurial ecosystem by convening various programs with entrepreneurs, startups, incubation centers, industry leaders, academia, youth, and journalists. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and encouraging new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration to boost economies and address some of the world’s most pressing economic challenges. U.S. Mission Pakistan sponsored the Silicon Valley trainer and a professional speaker Oscar Garcia, founder and chief empowerment officer at Aspira, to join the celebrations in Karachi and Islamabad. He gave several i...

FPSC announces schedule of special CSS exams

ISLAMABAD: Federal Public Service Commission Sunday announced the schedule of special Central Superior Service (CSS) Examination starting from May 4, 2023. The FPSC has released the public notice announcing the exam schedule and conditions. As per the notification, apart from Gilgit-Baltistan, candidates belonging to all other provinces could take part in the exams. Candidates belonging to minority groups and former FATA areas can also take the exam. The special competition exam is being held as some seats remained empty. According to the notification, the maximum age of the candidates should be 32. But as per the rules, there will be relaxation of two years. The candidates who could not succeed in three previous attempts, will be awarded an extra fourth attempt to sit in the special...

Governor, JUI-F leader attend funeral prayers of Mufti Usmani

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: Governor Sindh Kamran Tissori, JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, other prominent personalities and people attended the funeral prayer for prominent religious scholar Mufti Rafi Usmani in Korangi area of Karachi on Sunday. His brother Maulana Taqi Usmani, who is Islamic university's vice president, led the funeral prayers. Mufti Usmani was laid to rest at Darul Uloom Karachi inside his father and mother's graves. Usmani was 86 years old and was president of Jamia Dar-ul-Uloom Karachi. Usmani has authored a large number of books in Urdu as well as some notable treatises in Arabic. He was recognized for his knowledge of Fiqh, Hadith, and Tafsir. He was the brother of another notable Islamic scholar Muhammad Taqi Usmani. Mufti Rafi Usmani had in-depth knowledge of Islam. He ...