Category Archives: Development

Petroleum Miistry To Execute Rs190 Mln New Projects In Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, July 21 (APP): Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources would execute two new projects worth Rs 190 million for coal exploration and evaluation in different localities of Balochistan besides carrying out a survey for underground water in Quetta. “Out of total Rs 190.033 million

AFD To Provide 165Mln Euro For Energy Sector Development

ISLAMABAD, July 20 (APP): Pakistan and French Agency for Development (AFD) Thursday signed Euro 165 million soft loan agreements to improve energy sector. The agreements were signed by Secretary, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Shahid Mahmood, Ambassador of France, Martine Dorance and Country Director French Agency

PM Arrives In Upper Dir To Inaugurate Lowari Tunnel Project

UPPER DIR, July 20 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Thursday to inaugurate the 8.5-kilometre-long Lowari Tunnel project which will provide Chitral an all-weather connectivity with rest of the country.Governor Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Adviser to Prime Minister Sardar Mehtab Abbasi

Gov’t Increases PSDP Allocations By 178% In 4 Years

ISLAMABAD, Jul 18 (APP): The current government during its 4 years’ incumbency, increased allocations for various sectors under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) by 178 per cent. According to sources in ministry of Planning, the government has increased the PSDP allocations from Rs 360 billion

NRA China, Pakistan Railways Ministry For Upgradation, Doubling ML-1

ISLAMABAD, July 14 (APP): National Railway Authority (NRA) China and Pakistan Railways ministry Friday held a meeting here and discussed the implementation process of up gradation and doubling of 1,872 kilometres long ML-1 from Karachi to Peshawar, including 55-km Taxila-Havelian Section. Additionally, the establishment of

Punjab CM Directs Construction Of Institute Of Cardiology In Quetta

LAHORE, July 7 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday instructed the construction of an institute of cardiology in Quetta, Balochistan, on a 25 acre land adjacent to Bolan Medical College/Hospital at a cost of Rs two billion. This was expressed by

CDWP Approves 178.3 Billion Development Projects

ISLAMABAD, Jul 7 (APP): The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Friday approved 17 development projects worth Rs 178.3 billion, recommending 6 mega projects for further approval to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC). Federal Minister and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Ahsan Iqbal chaired

Gov’t Allocates Rs 38 Bln For Hakla-Yark Motorway

ISLAMABAD, Jul 7 (APP): The federal government has allocated Rs 38 billion for the construction of Hakla on M-1 to Yark, Dera Ismail Khan motorway under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2017-18. The project which is part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Western

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Karachi-Hyderabad: M-9 Likely To Be Opened On August 14

The National Highway Authority (NHA) is all set to complete the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9) by August this year, almost seven months ahead of its scheduled completion date. The project is likely to be inaugurated on August 14, well before the time in view of its

Record 73.6 Mln Ton Sugarcane Production Registered

ISLAMABAD : The sugarcane production in the country has reached to historical high of 73.6 million ton during this year, showing 12.4 per cent increase as compared to 2016. The sugarcane production touched 65.5 million ton mark during 2016 and comfortably exceeded target of 67.5