Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Luokung Technology Corp. Announces its to Provide PaaS service for the China’s First Remote Sensing Big Data Cloud “SIWEI earth”
BEIJING - Luokung Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LKCO) ("Luokung" or...
Despite $6.1 Billion in Funding, China Not Leading in AI Innovation
Boston, MA — Over the past four years, Chinese artificial...
First European satellite with AI set for launch
CubeSats are getting clever. These shoe-boxed sized craft are...
India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
Providing a single source of accurate, reliable environmental information...
India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
The government-owned organisation, Survey of India (SOI), with support...
Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
HARARE - The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) handed...

February 21st, 2011
Land is a Hotly Contested Commodity in Pakistan

The Planning Commission’s Task Force on urban development has found that land is a hotly contested commodity in Pakistan and is planned and disposed of through powerful and often compromised planning agencies and through political and economic pressure of powerful interest groups. The interest groups develop land for sale and use to urban elite and overlook, often entirely the needs and demands of the majority. It further states that land around smaller towns is owned either by big landlords, small farmers or by the Revenue Department while the political representatives and bureaucracy use land as an instrument for political patronage in Pakistan. Read More