LAHORE - The Lahore Development Authority yesterday sealed 16 buildings in Wapda Town, Faisal Town and Model Town (Extension) for non-payment of commercialization fee.

 According to a  press release, the action was taken by the staff of the Recovery Directorate of Lahore Development Authority. In the press release, the civic body expressed its resolve to continue with crackdown on defaulters.



A total of nine commercial plots were auctioned by Lahore Development Authority against a sum of Rs18.7 million yesterday.

Sever competition was observed at this occasion as the competitors enthusiastically offered their bids.

The per marla base price of these plots had been estimated by the approved Evaluators of the State Bank of Pakistan.

Maximum bid was offered for corner commercial plot No 6, situated in Civic Centre, Jubilee Town measuring One Kanal, One marla and 192 sqft, which was auctioned against a total amount of Rs41 million. Its base price had been fixed as Rs1.87 million per marla where as it fetched a price of Rs1.88 million per marla.


Khatam for The Nation staffer Zahid Shah will be held today at his residence.

Last week, Zahid Shah , 47, breathed his last at Punjab Institute of Cardiology, where he was taken after he felt pain in the chest.

He served at the Daily Times and the Newsweek for years before joining The Nation. He is survived by two sons Shahzaib and S harjeel.

Katham will start at 11am and special prayers would be held at 1pm at House No 1, Street No 1, near Khokhar Market, Haziq Foods, Laal Pul, Mughalpura.