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10 climate change projects undertaken, ministry briefs Senate

10 climate change projects undertaken, ministry briefs Senate

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Climate Change on Thursday informed Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change that almost ten climate change mitigation projects were in different phases of implementation with the help of foreign assistance.The Senate body on Climate Change with Senator Sitara Ayaz in chair expressed their satisfaction and commended the endeavours of the ministry in execution […]

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Thursday agreed to expedite implementation of Gwadar projects, particularly development of the social sector, recommending the New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA), China-Pakistan Friendship Hospital and Vocational and Technical Institute as main deliverables for the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to be held in Beijing next month.During meetings of Joint Working Groups […]

India, China launch joint training for Afghanistan, plan more projects

India, China launch joint training for Afghanistan, plan more projects

REUTERS: India and China launched a program on Monday to train Afghan diplomats and China’s ambassador said it would likely be followed by joint programs in other fields to help war-torn Afghanistan.Such cooperation is the first by the two Asian giants which have long been locked in a tussle for influence in a region stretching from […]

Saudi delegation visits Gwadar port, reviews ongoing development projects

Saudi delegation visits Gwadar port, reviews ongoing development projects

GWADAR  – Saudi Arabia trade delegation on Tuesday has visited Gwadar port and reviewed the ongoing development projects.During the visit, the team was also briefed over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Free-Economic Zone projects.Earlier, Saudi delegation had met Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Investment, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood and Federal Minister for […]

Many CPEC projects in doldrums as NHA faces financial crisis

Many CPEC projects in doldrums as NHA faces financial crisis

ISLAMABAD: A number of road projects related to the $52 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are said to be in doldrums as the National Highway Authority (NHA) faces financial crisis. Sources told Dawn that contractors have stopped work on several CPEC projects after their cheques worth over Rs5 billion had bounced a couple of days ago. It […]

Karachi to see several mega projects this year

Karachi to see several mega projects this year

KARACHI: Amid the ongoing water crisis in the city, the news that the federal government would be establishing a desalination plant came as a relief.According to the newly announced budget, several new mega projects will be initiated in Karachi and assistance will be provided from the Centre for several of the provincial government’s pending projects.In his budget speech on Friday, […]

Pakistan, China revise ‘priority list’ of CPEC energy projects

Pakistan, China revise ‘priority list’ of CPEC energy projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have signed a revised priority list of energy projects they plan to complete in the next two years under the multibillion-dollar corridor programme, making adjustments in light of progress made on these schemes during the last couple of years. The Energy Expert Group agreed to upgrade another 660-megawatt (MW) Hubco coal-fired power […]

Adviser Finance chairs meeting to review progress of projects financed by development partners

Adviser Finance chairs meeting to review progress of projects financed by development partners

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: 7 February 2018 Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, here on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the progress of various projects being financed by international development partners. Senior officials of Economic Affairs Division briefed the Advisor on the portfolio of economic assistance relating to different multilateral and bilateral development […]

Prime Minister Abbasi says CPEC projects and motorways will bring progress and prosperity in the country as well as region

Prime Minister Abbasi says CPEC projects and motorways will bring progress and prosperity in the country as well as region

By: Asghar Ali Mubarak : January, 28, 2018 Islamabad; Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says CPEC projects and motorways will bring progress and prosperity in the country as well as region. He said this while addressing a ceremony after inaugurating North Bound Carriageway of Lyari Expressway in Karachi on Sunday. The Prime Minister said enhanced […]

NAB to probe alleged embezzlement of Rs 200m in FATAprojects

NAB to probe alleged embezzlement of Rs 200m in FATAprojects

Islamabad: Asghar Ali Mubarak The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated an inquiry into the charges of fraud and embezzlement of Rs 200 million from the funds allocated to polio vaccination projects in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). KP NAB Director General Farooq Naseer Awan has decided to launch an investigation […]

PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqam Abbasi has directed the railway minister for speedy completion of infrastructure projects and rail services, Radio Pakistan reported. PM Abbasi made these directions while chairing a meeting on Pakistan Railways affairs in Islamabad. He said the railway holds great importance for the country’s development as it changes the socio-economic scenario for the better. […]

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects   KARACHI: The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy board meeting held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at the CM House has approved IT City, Domicile and PRC Automation project and Livestock tagging projects under PPP mode. Secretary IT Raheem Shaikh […]