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    Cci Clears Power Projects In Pakistan

  • CCI approves privatisation plan for Haveli Bahadur Shah and Balloki power projects

    The Council of Common Interests on Monday approved a proposal to include 1,230 MW Haveli Bahadur Shah and 1,223 MW Balloki power projects in the active list of the privatisation programme for early implementation...

    The CCI meeting, held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, emphasised upon the need for greater focus towards renewable energy in existing energy mix, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • CDWP clears Rs48bn projects for Ecnec approval

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wednesday approved Rs128 million project and recommended three other projects of Rs48 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec)...

    The CDWP meeting, chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal, discussed six public sector development projectsThe meeting referred two energy projects to Ecnec, including the...

  • CDWP clears Karachi, Peshawar mass transit projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Cen­tral Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wed­nesday cleared a total of 16 development projects with an estimated cost of Rs130 billion, including two mass transit projects for Karachi and Peshawar...

    The two projects are part of the China-Pakistan Eco­nomic Corridor (CPEC) and expected to be formally approved by the two nations on the sidelines of upcoming One Belt, One Road conference in China by mid-month...

  • CDWP clears 14 projects worth Rs1.114tr

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wednesday cleared 14 development projects, mostly in the energy sector, including a Gwadar-Nawabshah pipeline for Liquefied National Gas and its processing terminal at Gwadar at a cost of Rs1...

    At a meeting, presided over by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, the CDWP technically cleared four major projects worth Rs1...

  • CDWP clears seven uplift projects worth Rs142bn

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wednesday cleared a total of seven development projects at an estimated cost of Rs142 billion...

    The interim government of retired Justice Nasirul Mulk had tried to call meetings of the CDWP to clear foreign-funded projects, but then finance minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar was stopped at the eleventh hour by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

  • CDWP clears projects worth Rs244bn

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Friday cleared a total of eight projects having a total estimated cost of Rs243...

    73 billion and decided to merge two units of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

  • CDWP clears Rs170bn projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Tuesday cleared a total of 12 projects with an estimated cost of Rs170...

    The meeting of the CDWP presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan approved seven projects worth Rs12...

  • Sindh objects to 1,180MW LNG power project in Punjab, seeks CCI intervention

    ISLAMABAD: Amid opposition by the Sindh government on legal and constitutional grounds, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Tuesday reserved its judgement whether or not to grant generation licence to a 1,180-megawatt, LNG-based power plant in Punjab’s Bhikki area...

    The regulator was hearing comments of the stakeholders on a request filed by Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power (Pvt) Limited for grant of generation...

  • Planning, power ministers in reconstituted CCI

    ISLAMABAD: Days before its belated meeting, the president has reconstituted the Council of Common Interests (CCI) by inducting Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar and Power Minister Omar Ayub as its members...

    As such, the ministers for finance, revenue & economic affairs and industries & production have been replaced by the planning and power ministers...

  • Power sector pulls back from the brink as govt clears Rs200bn receivables

    The largest chunk, of Rs60bn, flowed to Pakistan State Oil (PSO) followed by Rs54bn to all the independent power producers (IPPs) put together and Rs25bn to Pakistan LNG Ltd (PLL) for onward payments to fuel suppliers, confirmed Power Division Joint Secretary Zargham Eshaq Khan...

    He said Rs23bn were paid to Wapda Hydro, Rs22bn to coal suppliers, Rs12bn to nuclear power plants and Rs3bn to gas companies...

  • Zimbabwe security delegation clears Pakistan tour

    LAHORE: Zimbabwe will be the first Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore...

    Alistair Campbell — Zimbabwe Cricket's (ZC) managing director — headed a security delegation to Pakistan to assess the security situation in Lahore on Wednesday and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements in place by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...

  • Ganjera clears air on Pakistan’s participation in Asian Boxing Championship

    ISLAMABAD: At long last, the confusion over participation of Pakistani boxers in the upcoming Asian Boxing Championship is put to rest with the Pakistan Sport Board (PSB) deciding on Tuesday to release funds to the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF)...

    Pakistan’s participation in the Asian Boxing Champi­onship scheduled to be held from Aug 25 to Sept 5 in Bangkok had been in the doldrums due to shortage of funds with the boxing...

  • ICC clears England's Plunkett of ball-tampering during Pakistan ODI

    England fast bowler Liam Plunkett has been cleared by the International Cricket Council following allegations he may have tampered with the ball during the second one-day international against Pakistan...

    England, hosts of the upcoming men's ODI World Cup, beat Pakistan by 12 runs at Southampton to go 1-0 up in the five-match series, with Plunkett taking two wickets for 64 runs in nine overs after Wednesday's series opener at The Oval...

  • Call for making CCI more effective

    QUETTA: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) should be made more effective in resolving disputes between the provinces and federal government, said speakers at a dialogue held by the Centre of Civics Education (CCE) on Wednesday...

    Zafarullah Khan said the Constitution provided different platforms to resolve constitutional disputes, including CCI...

  • PPP submits adjournment motion to discuss reconstitution of CCI

    The PPP submitted an adjournment motion in the Senate Secretariat on Monday to discuss the government's reconstitution of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) "with an overwhelming representation of Punjab"...

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had on Thursday reconstituted the CCI to have four members from Punjab while reducing the representation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan to one member each amid critical emerging issues...

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