Tag: development

200 MW wind power projects of CPEC to be completed this year

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Three wind power projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with installed capacity of 200 Mega Watt would start their commerci...

Rs 231 billion sought for water & power sector in budget

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power has requested Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms to allocate Rs 231 billion for water and power sector in the f...

41 Special Economic Zones to strengthen CPEC, industrialize Pakistan

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment has identified 41 sites for establishing special economic zones (SEZs) to boost the China-Pakistan Economic Corrido...

CPEC to play leading role in development of country: Siraj

PAR Feb 7, 2017 0

Amir Jamat-i-Islami Siraj ul Haq says the China Pakistan Economic Corridor will play a leading role in the development of the country. Addressing a...

CNG sector should deposit GIDC into exchequer: Khaqan

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the government has no power to waive any tax and the CNG secto...

Vibrant security measures for CPEC

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

In order to fully utilise the maritime advantages, it is essential that an effective policy focusing on the security of the sea lanes in both the dome...

Islamabad urged to end Punjab's 'water excesses'

PAR Jan 28, 2017 0

Legislators in the Sindh Assembly on Friday demanded of Islamabad to end water excesses by Punjab, saying that the upper riparian province had been ho...

USAID delegation calls on minister

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Minister Naeem Akhtar Bhabha has called upon the representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)...

Bosan acknowledges contribution of USAID

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has acknowledged the role and contribution of USAID for...

President suggests promoting research and higher education to reap CPEC benefits

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday underlined the need for promotion of research in higher education in order to build the society on sc...

Pak exports to EU up by 37pc due to GSP+ Status

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

Pakistan’s exports have increased by 37% after grant of GSP+ and European exports to Pakistan in the form of machinery needed for production have also...

FC to continue maintaining peace for CPEC to progress

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said on Wednesday that planning for the Gwadar port city should be made keeping in view...

Sindh CM okays Rs2.9bn for uplift of industrial areas’ infrastructure

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday approved a grant of Rs2.9 billion for the development and rehabilitation of infrastructure o...

Gilgit-Baltistan hosts 1 million tourists in 2016 as peace prevailed throughout

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD - Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Hafiz Hafizur Rehman Tuesday said that due to improved law and order situation in the country over o...

China suggests Pakistan to align policies with CPEC

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

In a major development, China has asked Pakistan to align its development policies as well as internal reform agenda with the China-Pakistan Economic...