Transport

Eight development projects worth Rs13bn green-lighted by CDWP

Eight development projects worth Rs13bn green-lighted by CDWP

January 2, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Plans for development in Pakistan were off to a promising start on New Year’s Day as the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) gave its approval to eight projects worth Rs13 billion intended for enhancing transport and communications, livelihoods, urban resources and water management. The proceedings took place in a[...]
Plans afoot to shift commercial centres out of Rawalpindi

Plans afoot to shift commercial centres out of Rawalpindi

November 18, 2019

RAWALPINDI: Relocation of marketplaces, transport terminals and industrial units along with other business-related centres in Rawalpindi is under consideration in order to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in the city. The Punjab government has asked the divisional administration to draw up plans to move the commercial hubs out of Rawalpindi.[...]
Revised prices of petrol, HSD await govt approval

Revised prices of petrol, HSD await govt approval

October 31, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Fluctuation in the global crude oil prices have led the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) to recommend a slight increase in petrol and high speed diesel (HSD) for the month of November. The revised prices suggested by OGRA will cause the petrol price to rise by Re 1[...]
Germany and China eager to invest in Punjab

Germany and China eager to invest in Punjab

October 6, 2019

LAHORE – Punjab Transport Minister Jahanzaib Khan Khichi has said that the province intends to enhance the transport sector by learning from interactions with international companies. The Minister informed on Thursday that Germany, Czechoslovakia and China are eager to invest in the transport sector. The Minister was presiding over a[...]
Chitral-Shandur Road

Rs17 bn allocated for Chitral-Shandur Road

September 24, 2019

Islamabad: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa(KP) Government has allocated Rs17 billion for the construction of the Chitral-Shandur road. The existing highway had incurred heavy damages during the recent floods and the bridges needed repair after the 2015 earthquake. The Chitral-Shandur road, which is also a part of CPEC, will have multifold economic impacts.[...]