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    Hyderabad Economic City Project

  • $98m project launched to boost city’s socio-economic, civic conditions

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday launched the Karachi Transformation Strategy (KTS) project to improve physical and socio-economic infrastructure and service delivery in water supply and sanitation, transport, urban spaces, institutional strengthening and transformation...

    The cost of the project is $98 million in which the World Bank share is $86m while the provincial government would pay $12m...

  • Centre removes all bottlenecks to launch Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway project

    KARACHI: The federal government has removed all financial and technical hurdles in the way of the construction of the 306-kilometre-long Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway, which is being described as the biggest project in the development package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan for Sindh last month...

    A recent meeting of the Public-Private Partnership Authority chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • Hyderabad will be Pakistan’s hottest city by 2100: UN

    WASHINGTON: In Pakistan, Hyderabad is likely to be the hottest city by 2100 with the highest average temperature reaching 29...

    The reports project that by the end of the century, South Asia will have “more intense heatwaves of longer durations and occurring at a higher frequency,” particularly in India and Pakistan...

  • PM Abbasi hopeful of economic opportunities after World Economic Forum engagements

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the country has engaged business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and expressed his optimism that the engagements will help "generate billions of dollars worth business potential in Pakistan", Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday...

    Commenting on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the premier said the country was working to promote connectivity among the countries of the...

  • APC to be called on economic route project

    PESHAWAR: Pakhtun Awareness Movement (PAM), a civil society organisation, has announced to organise an all parties conference in Peshawar to take a unified stand on the Pak-China Economic Corridor project...

    Speaking at a news conference here on Friday, PAM’s president Shakeel Waheedullah said that ‘ignoring’ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the mega project was a conspiracy against Pakhtuns...

  • ‘Economic corridor project to bring progress’

    MANSEHRA: Appreciating the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project, Hazara University vice chancellor Dr Habib Ahmad on Wednesday said the Karakoram Highway, which had been the key Central Asian route for 3,000 years, again gained great importance after China and Pakistan widened its linkage area to the entire country...

    “The launch of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project will help revive our glory in the region,” he said during...

  • ‘External forces out to sabotage China Pakistan Economic Corridor project’

    ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday feared that internal and external forces were out to sabotage the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) but termed the project a major development in the region and important for the economic growth...

    The seminar titled “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Economic, Political and Security Perspectives” organised by Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) at a local hotel...

  • Economic uncertainty impacts Rawalpindi’s Ring Road project

    RAWALPINDI: Political and economic uncertainty in the country has also hit the much-delayed Rawalpindi Ring Road (R3) project, as the provincial administration has failed to call a bid to hire a foreign consultant for the third-party validation of the optimal route alignment for the R3 project...

    Similarly, after the bidding process, the selected firm would also need to be paid in dollars, but due to a shortage of dollars in the...

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