Hamza Zafar

Seven public welfare projects approved by CDA

Seven public welfare projects approved by CDA

January 15, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority Development Working Party (CDA-DWP) approved seven public welfare projects with a total cost of Rs10,593 million on Tuesday. The 46th meeting of CDA-DWP held at the CDA headquarters, headed by Chairman CDA Amir Ali Ahmed, was attended by officials of the Planning Commission, Ministry of[...]

ML-1 project, economic zones to aid poverty alleviation: Asad

January 14, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umer on Monday said that feasibility for ML-1 project has been formulated and $9 billion would be spent for the improvement of the railway system. While speaking to a private news channel programme, he further stated that the current government is resolute[...]

Rs731mn released for Industries Division projects under PSDP

January 13, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms has authorised the release of Rs731.963 million to fund various uplift projects of Industries and Production Division under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) against the total allocation of Rs2.343 billion for the current fiscal year. According to the data released by[...]

Minister apprises NA regarding CPEC projects

January 12, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar informed the members of National Assembly (NA) regarding the details of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. The minister shared that the total cost of CPEC projects is approximately $50 billion, out of which 13 projects worth approximately $11bn are[...]

Rs5.762bn released by Govt for agriculture sector development projects

January 11, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms has authorised the release of Rs5.762 billion to fund development projects of agriculture sector under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the current financial year against the total allocation of Rs12.047 billion. The concerned authorities have also authorised the release of[...]

Inclusive development of province top priority, says KP Chief Minister

January 10, 2020

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Thursday said that the inclusive development of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, including the newly-merged tribal districts, is a primary objective of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. “The provincial government is taking steps to give relief to the people. The developmental works in newly merged[...]

CDA implored to start development works in Sector G-11

January 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Traders Welfare Association, G-11 Markaz, Islamabad led by its President Ch. Aftab Gujar visited the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) and underlined key issues which need urgent attention of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI). President Gujar and Secretary-General Syed[...]

Pakistan listed among Forbes best ‘under-the-radar trips of 2020’

January 8, 2020

ISLAMABAD: With the extensive efforts made by the incumbent government to highlight the tourism potential of Pakistan, the country has now been listed among “10 best under-the-radar-trips” by Forbes magazine, which is a testament to Pakistan’s resurgence as a go-to travel destination in 2020. Forbes magazine, in its round-up, titled[...]
Development projects worth Rs261bn approved by Ecnec

Development projects worth Rs261bn approved by Ecnec

January 7, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Monday approved six development projects worth Rs216.4 billion, including a significant increase of 47% in the cost of Tarbela 4th Extension Project. The Ecnec meeting was presided over by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr[...]
CM Mahmood Khan inaugurates development projects in Karak

CM Mahmood Khan inaugurates development projects in Karak

January 6, 2020

KARAK: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Saturday inaugurated several development projects in Karak district. During his visit, the chief minister announced the commencement of construction work on Karak Oil Refinery this year and also announced the initiation of extension and rehabilitation of a gas project at the cost of Rs1994.990[...]