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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...

  • New security units to be set up in Sindh for Chinese working on CPEC projects

    KARACHI: Police on Friday decided to establish two more specialised units in Sindh — in addition to an existing one — for the security of Chinese nationals working in the province on projects relating to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    Khowaja at the Central Police Office also decided to recommend to the provincial government the recruitment of over 1,400 policemen for the new units...

  • Number of new nuclear projects at decade low

    PARIS: The number of nuclear new-build projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed...

    China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its new-build activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year...

  • IPC share in budget contains no funds for new projects

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has no plan to initiate any new development scheme for sports in fiscal year 2015-16...

    With no funds being allocated for new development schemes, Rs450 million has been allocated for the ongoing project of Construction of Sports Complex at Narowal whereas Rs2 million has been earmarked for another ongoing project of laying of synthetic hockey Turf in Gilgit while Rs20...

  • Body on new industrial projects starts work

    LAHORE: A six-member committee, constituted at a meeting held between Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Chairman, International and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Mr Jiang Jianqing, has started working to launch new industrial projects in Punjab...

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