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  • KP local govts to get Rs10 billion less than their share in ADP

    PESHAWAR: The districts governments across the province are likely to get around Rs10 billion less than their share in the provincial Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 2016-17 in violation of local government law, according to official documents...

    Under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act, 2013, the provincial government is bound to allocate 30 per cent of ADP for local governments, which amounts to Rs37...

  • SGH’s urology dept upgrade not included in ADP

    LAHORE: The health department has not included an “important scheme” of the Fatima Jinnah Medical College/Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the annual development programme (ADP), showing a zero “mercy” towards the patients who are getting treatment in a very “hostile environment”...

    Titled “Upgradation of the Urology Department, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore”, the scheme’s cost was estimated to be Rs197 million and forwarded to the health...

  • Just 30pc health ADP allocations used so far

    KARACHI: On the eve of the day when the provincial government is set to announce its budget for the next financial year with hefty allocations in its development programme, last year’s allocations under the same head for the health department fetched no ideal results as less than half of the budgetary allocations lapsed for a host of reasons, it emerged on Friday...

    Sources in the provincial health department said a total of Rs13,224...
  • Absence of new schemes from next Fata ADP regretted

    The MNA said the new ADP had no funds for new educational institutions, health centres, roads, drinking water and electricity projects in Fata...

    He said despite official claims about the completion of old development schemes throughout Fata during the current ADP, funding for a number of such schemes had been withheld on the instructions of the Governor’s House...

  • Punjab budget 2016-17 : 31pc of Rs550bn ADP to be spent on social sector

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has earmarked Rs550 billion for the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 2016-17, which is 37 per cent higher than the allocation of Rs400bn for the outgoing fiscal year...

    Under ADP 2016-17, the government has allocated 31pc for the social sector followed by infrastructure development 29pc, services sector 20pc, special initiatives/programme and production sector 9pc each and others 2pc...

  • ‘ADP, PSDP paperwork needs coordination’

    ISLAMABAD: Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday emphasised the need to align the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) and the Annual Development Plan (ADP) federal and provincial development budgets through coordination to achieve national development targets...

    “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game changer for all provinces and regions, and they should develop plans to harness future...

  • KP govt to spend 10pc of ADP funds on drinking water

    The document, a copy of which is available with Dawn, laid downs that during the next fiscal, at least 10 percent of the province’s Annual Development Programme (ADP) funds would be allocated for the drinking water sector...

    Each year, schemes will be included in ADP from prioritised list,” it said, adding that the legislations including Drinking Water Act, Water and Sanitation Regulatory Authority Act and Water and Sanitation...

  • Squeezed ADP won’t stifle Punjab's growth, says minister

    ”The minister justified the drastic reduction of over 62pc in the annual development programme (ADP) of the province to Rs238bn, saying the PTI government would discourage showing in the budget exaggerated and unrealistic development targets for drawing political mileage like the previous PML-N regime...

  • KP govt to abandon ADP projects not executed for years

    The official added that such schemes were likely to be thrown out of the ADP...

    About how to exclude schemes from the ADP passed by the provincial assembly, the official said the government wasn’t going to remove projects in question right now and instead, they would not be reflected in the next year ADP and that act would be given a legal cover as well...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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