Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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[...]
KP govt to pass law for protection of agricultural land

KP govt to pass law for protection of agricultural land

January 7, 2020

PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is working on introducing legislation to prevent the construction of illegal housing societies on agricultural land. According to KP Agriculture and Livestock Department officials, all housing societies would be required to obtain no-objection certificates (NOCs) from the government prior to launching their respective projects[...]
Construction in focus in Upper Dir’s Rs900mn uplift package

Construction in focus in Upper Dir’s Rs900mn uplift package

December 19, 2019

UPPER DIR: Construction of buildings and infrastructure are a major part of the Rs900 million uplift package for Upper Dir district, announced Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in a public meeting. A sum of Rs500mn from the total of Rs900mn will be utilised for mega projects, among which the[...]
Interest-free loans worth Rs2bn to be distributed in KP

Interest-free loans worth Rs2bn to be distributed in KP

December 1, 2019

PESHAWAR: Encouraged by the success of the Insaf Rozgar Scheme (IRS) in the merged tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa earlier this year, the government has decided to follow suit for the rest of province. In a meeting of the provincial cabinet, it was determined that the provincial government would launch[...]