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    Etihad Cargo Karachi Cantt Railway

  • Emirates, Etihad to resume transit flights after UAE lifts suspension

    Emirates and Etihad Airways will resume some transit flights after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) lifted a suspension on services where passengers stop off in the country to change planes, or for refuelling...

    It will also offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad for travellers who wish to connect onwards to other Emirates destinations from June 8, the carrier said in a press [statement][1]...

  • Second Etihad plane from UAE lands in Israel

    UAE carrier Etihad Airways sent its second flight to Israel in less than a month Tuesday, carrying medical aid to help the Palestinians tackle the coronavirus pandemic, witnesses and officials said...

    In mid-May, the United Arab Emirates flew its first publicly announced flight to Israel, also an Etihad flight carrying coronavirus aid for the Palestinians...

  • Etihad resumes flights from Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways is to start operation from Pakistan nearly two months after coronavirus-related lockdown, with flights scheduled from Karachi and Lahore on June 13...

    According to a senior aviation official, Etihad Airways will be resuming its twice-weekly flights from Karachi and Lahore for outbound passengers only...

  • Call to start cargo trains between Karachi, Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry senior vice president Ziaul Haq Sarhadi has demanded of the government to start export cargo train between Peshawar and Karachi...

    Earlier cargo services like 0012 down, 002 down and others that were operated from Peshawar were a big source of income for Pakistan Railways, he added...

  • Karachi port cargo handling rises 14pc

    KARACHI: The Karachi port handled a record tonnage of cargo during the first quarter (July-September) of this fiscal year, showing a growth of 14 per cent at 12...

    899m tonnes of dry general cargo as against 5...

  • Karachi motorcyclist’s killing at Malir Cantt gate shrouded in mystery

    KARACHI: Army soldiers deployed at one of the entry points of the Malir cantonment killed a motorcyclist on Friday when he entered the fortified garrison area without proving his identification...

    However, Malir Cantt SHO Jafar Baloch said that the military authorities had informed him about the death of an unidentified man and asked him to take the body for completion of legal formalities...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    Eight other development projects also okayedThe route of the proposed KCR will be constructed along the existing (abandoned) track which...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    The chief minister also asked Mr Abbasi for allocation of gas quota for installing a 12MW LNG-based power...

  • Japan out as China emerges new contender in Karachi Circular Railway project

    ISLAMABAD: China will now cooperate with the Sindh government to help it revive the long-delayed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) within three years under a recently signed memorandum of understanding, the Senate’s Standing Com­mittee on Planning and Development was informed on Monday...

    The 43-kilometre-long railway line will go through Landhi, Wazir Mansion, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, COD, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, Orangi Town and Chanesar Goth... ...

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