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  • 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...

  • Murad wants Karachi package projects completed this month

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday that the ongoing development schemes launched under the Rs10-billion Karachi package “must be completed” by the end of this month, or “I would become PD [project director] myself to complete them,” he said...

    “Speed up your work, or should I run these projects right from my own office,” said the chief minister while presiding over a meeting held to review progress on...

  • PM speaks of projects to pacify Karachi MNAs

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif found himself fending off accusations of equating deaths from violent crimes in Karachi to ‘dying flies’ in the National Assembly on Tuesday, before vowing billions of rupees in full federal financing for a modern bus service for the city and partial financing for a proper water supply project there...

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain had demanded — in a speech from London over...

  • Sindh seeks World Bank’s help for Karachi uplift projects

    ISLAMABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has sought financial and technical assistance from the World Bank for launching mega projects and infrastructure development in Karachi...

    The chief minister visited the World Bank resident mission here on Tuesday and discussed development projects of Karachi with World Bank Country Director Illango Pathcamuthu...

  • Girls at Karachi govt school showcase artistic flair, science projects

    An art and science exhibition organised by Karachi's Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls School this weekend attracted a large number of visitors...

    At the third annual Art and Science Show organised by the Zindagi Trust-run school, students showed off their artistic skills and displayed their knowledge of science through various projects and experiments, a press release issued on Saturday said...

  • WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is expected to approve a loan of $100 million that will improve access to safe water and sanitation services in Kara­chi, and increase financial and operational performance of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB)...

    Read: Karachi’s water challengeThe proposed project seeks to increase equitable and sustainable access to safe water and sanitation services in Karachi, and will address the challenges of...

  • World Bank approves three projects for Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved three projects for Karachi that will help improve urban management and investment environment; mobility, accessibility and safety along selected corridors; and access to safe water services...

    These projects, approved on Thursday, build on findings of the ‘Karachi Transformative Strategy’ which estimates infrastructure needs of between $9bn and $10bn in financing over a 10-year period to meet...

  • Bilawal inaugurates Rs1.74bn four mega projects in Karachi

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari inaugurated on Monday four schemes which were part of the Karachi Mega Projects in the city...

    While opening those projects, the PPP leader said they would provide better transport facilities to the people of the teeming metropolis...

  • SC resents delay in completion of Karachi's transport-related projects

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed resentment over an inordinate delay in completion of transport-related projects in the city after the provincial authorities claimed that two such projects had almost been completed...

    While hearing a set of petitions regarding encroachments and transport issues, a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, observed that it wanted a practical solution to Karachi’s transport...

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