Safe City Projects Being Launched In More Six Cities: Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday said “Safe City” projects were being launched in six more cities of the province. The pilot project launched in Lahore had been quite successful and now it was being expanded to Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and other cities, he said talking to a


Pakistan’s Middle Class Soars as Stability Returns: WSJ

Consumer spending rockets as poverty shrinks, terrorism drops and democracy holds ISLAMABAD—Pakistan, often in the headlines for terrorism, coups and poverty, has developed something else in recent years: a burgeoning middle class that is fueling economic growth and bolstering a fragile democracy. The transformation is


KP Industries To Get 80 MW Electricity By September: Advisor

PESHAWAR, Jan 31 (APP): Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Industries Abdul Karim Khan on Tuesday said that work on 17 industrial zones are in full swing policy and by September 2017, 80 MW of electricity would be given to industries. Presiding over a


Chinese Investment, a Confidence on Pakistan Govt: Shehbaz

SAHIWAL, Jan 31 (APP): Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that 50 billion US dollars investment in Pakistan by China was an example of confidence on the incumbent government. He said this while addressing a special ceremony held on the occasion of arrival


KP Govt Decides to Launch Metro Bus Project in Peshawar

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pervez Khattak has said that the KP government has decided to launch metro bus project in Peshawar. Talking to Radio Pakistan, Pervez Khattak said that the project would be completed at a cost of 40 billion rupees. The CM said


Pak Exports to European Union Up 37%

Pakistan’s exports to the European Union (EU) soared 37 percent during the last three years on the back of generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) plus status, the Commerce Minister has revealed. “The GSP status offers huge potential for enhancing mutual trade between Pakistan and EU,”


Grand Public Park to Be Constructed in Hayatabad: F M Sabir

Provincial office bearer of PML(N), F M Sabir Advocate here Monday said that a grand public park covering 150 kanal of land would be constructed in Phase-7 of Hayatabad. According to a statement, F M Sabir said this would be the most attractive recreational facility


180 MW Power Generation Project Approved for GB Under CPEC: CM

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman on Monday said that 180 Mega Watt (MW) power generation project was approved under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) exclusively for Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). Talking to PTV, he said that Diamir Basha Dam was included in CPEC which is one of the biggest project

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NTDC Connects 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Power Plant with National Grid

ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (APP): National Transmission and Despatch Company Ltd (NTDC) has connected 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Fired Power Plant with national grid through a 500 kV transmission line under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework. According to a press release, construction work of the