Country’s First Sino-Pak Ethnomedicine Research Center Opens In Karachi

KARACHI, (APP): The country’s first Sino-Pakistan Ethnomedicine Research Center opened on Friday at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi. Speakers at the inauguration ceremony suggested that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should be developed with the primary focus on high-tech manufacturing with a number

13 Big, Small Dams Under Construction In Country

ISLAMABAD, (APP): As many as 13 big and small dams are under construction in various parts of the country, mainly aimed at water storage and cheap hydel generation. Official sources told APP here that some of these dams included Nai Gaj Dam (Sindh), Kurrram Tangi Dam (FATA), Diamer

Sui Southern Gas Laying 9 Pipelines In Sindh, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, (APP): The Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) is executing a number of projects to augment its existing transmission network, under which nine gas pipelines are being laid in different areas of Sindh and Balochistan. “The nine supply lines of different sizes will cover 160 kilometers distance in

Early Harvest Energy Projects Under CPEC To Be Completed Next Year

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), 12 early harvest energy generation projects including Sahiwal coal fired project, Port Qasim power plant and Karot Hydro power station would be completed by 2017-18 which would help to meet the energy requirements of the country. “These energy generation projects

CPEC: Xinjiang To Inject Over $ 24 Bln On Building Highway Network

KARACHI, Feb 7 (APP): As a number of projects under China Pakistani Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative were emerging into reality, the Chinese government also decided putting in huge amount on laying highway network for improved connective between the two countries. In this regard, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous

PM Inaugurates South Asia’s Largest Brass Mill At POF

WAH, (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the upgradation of brass mill at Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), making it largest of its kind in South Asia. The Prime Minister along with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited different sections of the

Construction Work Of Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway To Start Before June

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Construction work of 296 km Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway is likely to start before June subject to receiving a workable proposal. An official of National Highway Authority told APP Sunday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved in principle the construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway in August and issued