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  • Long-term CPEC plan to be approved in Islamabad: minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that a long-term plan for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be approved by the Joint Cooperation Council (JCC) at its meeting scheduled for Nov 21 in Islamabad...

    The minister announced this while presiding over a meeting held here on Wednesday to review implementation of the ongoing CPEC projects and preparations for the future projects...

  • IT software park approved for Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rehman said on Tuesday an information technology software park had been approved for the capital which would help boost export from the country...

    “We are here to help IT, telecom and software companies to improve the volume of export,” the minister said...

  • PC-I approved for improving landfills in city on ‘scientific grounds’

    KARACHI: The PC-I drafted by the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) to redesign the existing landfill site at Jam Chakro in the city on ‘scientific grounds’ aiming at using the garbage for generation of electricity has been approved by the competent authority, officials said on Monday...

    Sajnani confirmed that the PC-I for the project had been approved by the competent authority...

  • Quetta safe city project approved, Balochistan PA told

    QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Information Technology Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran informed the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday that the provincial government had approved the Quetta Safe City Project (QSCP) that would cost Rs2...

    Speaking on a resolution jointly moved by opposition members Nasarullah Zerey, Sham Lal and Shahina Bibi, he said safe city projects for Gwadar and all divisional and district headquarters of the province...

  • Allocation to improve centres of art and culture

    42 million has been allocated for the Information and Culture Department for 2015-16 -- Rs360 million for development and Rs1,592...

    The Rs360 million have been earmarked for the department in the Annual Development Programme and a major chunk of the proposed allocation would be utilised to protect and conserve the cultural heritage, promote language, art and culture...

  • ‘PFF statutes and election rules approved by FIFA’

    “Rivals should have no objection and accept the fact that they have been approved by world’s football governing body...

    ”The official added that the rules had earlier been “approved by the PFF Congress” and the rules were amended according to FIFA, which changed its presidency election rules in 2013...

  • Islamabad — not a city for cheap food

    ISLAMABAD: While the residents of the federal capital enjoy greener environment, better road network and other facilities than many other parts of the country but they also pay around 30 to 40 percent more for food items than those living elsewhere...

    Over the last decade, the capital has become Pakistan’s most expensive city, forcing a number of people out of the capital into the rural areas and Rawalpindi...

  • Islamabad to get new sister city

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to declare Islamabad as the sister city of Minsk, the capital of and largest city of Belarus...

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA), through the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), moved a summary in this regard to the Cabinet Division for final approval...

  • On Islamabad's bike lanes, residents pedal towards a greener city

    Cyclists are taking to the streets of the Pakistani capital, after the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation officially opened dedicated bike lanes for the first time, aiming to promote a greener environment and better public health...

    11 miles) of cycle track, costing around $20,000, will help reduce public reliance on fuel-guzzling vehicles that have degraded the sprawling city's air quality...

  • UAE's MBF Group to build medical city in Islamabad

    Dubai-based MBF Group has signed an agreement to build an integrated medical city within the 100,000 square metre Gulberg Greens housing project in Islamabad, Gulf News reported on Sunday...

    The project will be undertaken by MBF Group, which operates in the fields of healthcare, IT and retail, in collaboration with Ibchez Housing and Nixon...

  • Justice Ahmed laments about state of roads in Islamabad, says 'not possible' for him to drive in the city

    Acting Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed while lamenting about the state of Islamabad's roads during a case on Friday said that although he had been driving for 40 years, he was unable to do so in the city...

    A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ahmed summoned the capital's mayor and the chairman of the National Highway Authority (NHA) and asked them to inform the court of steps that have been taken to clear encroachments...

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