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New building code in KP calls for construction of ramps

New building code in KP calls for construction of ramps

February 11, 2020

PESHAWAR: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has called on the communication and works department to enforce the clause of facilitating persons with disabilities (PWDs) as part of the new building code. This would be in line with Pakistan Accessibility Code 2006, which obligates all new construction meant for public use[...]

‘Completion of Gomal Zam Dam project to boost agriculture’

January 26, 2020

PESHAWAR: Timely conclusion of the watercourses project at the Gomal Zam Dam (GZD) will serve to enhance agricultural production in the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. The CM was chairing a meeting on the subject, where he instructed the relevant officials to ensure that the[...]
Road upgrade project worth Rs1.6bn inaugurated in Khyber

Road upgrade project worth Rs1.6bn inaugurated in Khyber

January 9, 2020

LANDI KOTAL/PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan performed the inaugurations of the improvement work on Bara-Mastak Road as well as the construction of Rescue 1122 building in the Bara subdivision of Khyber tribal district on Wednesday. The 43km long road, which will be widened and upgraded, is scheduled to[...]
Plan to beautify Peshawar receives approval from KP govt

Plan to beautify Peshawar receives approval from KP govt

January 5, 2020

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a plan to restore Peshawar’s beauty by rectifying civic problems in Peshawar such as the existence of illegal billboards, temporary encroachments, banners, flags, redundant poles, iron structures, rusted vehicles, tuff pavers, kerbstones and broken streetlights. KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan had issues instructions[...]
Construction sector to benefit from e-registration in KP

Construction sector to benefit from e-registration in KP

December 9, 2019

PESHAWAR: The construction sector in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is set to experience the benefits of digitisation as Chief Minister Mahmood Khan formally launched e-registration of contractors and companies under the aegis of the Department of Communications and Construction. Praising the project as a unique development and an impactful step towards e-governance[...]
Rs305.76 mn allocated for projects in 3 oil and gas rich-districts

Rs305.76 mn allocated for projects in 3 oil and gas rich-districts

November 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Two prominent Exploration and Production (E&P) companies have allotted an amount of Rs305.76 million to fund welfare schemes and development projects in three oil and gas producing districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) during the current fiscal year. Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, Oil and Gas Development Company[...]
Rs6.72bn approved by KPHC for highway construction

Rs6.72bn approved by KPHC for highway construction

October 14, 2019

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Highway Council (KPHC) approved a budget of Rs4.693 billion of Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority (PkHA) for the financial year 2019-20, along with the proposed maintenance plan for the year worth Rs2.032 billion on Sunday. The meeting was held at Chief Minister House Peshawar. Minister for C&W Akbar Ayub,[...]
Kyber Pass Economic Corridor

Construction of Khyber Pass Economic Corridor given green signal

October 3, 2019

Peshawar:       The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC), including a 47.55 km long two-lane Peshawar-Torkham Motorway, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra said. KPEC is considered to play a pivotal role in boosting trade and maximising regional exports, which[...]