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  • Bin Qasim SEZ investors demand provision of amenities

    ISLAMABAD: Investors at the Bin Qasim Industrial Park (BQIP), a specialised economic zone (SEZ), have complained to the federal government that attracting new investments would remain fruitless unless commitments made to existing investors are fulfilled...

    Meanwhile, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Industries Abdul Razak Dawood also acknowledged the issues faced by the industrial units at Bin Qasim SEZ...

  • Licence for ferry between Karachi and Port Qasim issued

    KARACHI: The licence for the first ferry service — which will initially run between Karachi and Port Qasim — was issued by the ports and shipping ministry on Monday to Swat Shipping (pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)...

    He explained that initially the ferry service would operate between Karachi and Port Qasim and if the venture was successful, it would be extended to other regional ports... ...

  • German spy agency told US of bin Laden's presence in Pakistan: German media

    BERLIN: Germany's foreign intelligence agency helped United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, where United States special forces killed the Al Qaeda leader, reported a German newspaper on Sunday...

    The German spy-service BND provided a tip-off that bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan, with the knowledge of Pakistani security services, according to the Bild am Sonntag report, which was...

  • Pakistan military officials admit defector's key role in Bin Laden operation

    ISLAMABAD: Two former senior Pakistan military officials told AFP on Tuesday that a ‘defector’ from country’s intelligence agency did assist the US in its hunt for Osama bin Laden but denied the two countries had officially worked together...

    The White House has flatly rejected Hersh's claims that Pakistan was told in advance about the May 2 special forces raid in Abbottabad...

  • Pakistan had no prior knowledge of Bin Laden, US raid: Foreign Office

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday issued a strong denial of the claims made by American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, who wrote that Pakistan had prior knowledge of the US raid that took Osama bin Laden out in Abbottabad...

    "Pakistan also did not know about presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad," said Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah during a news briefing at FO in Islamabad...

  • Centre, Sindh at odds over Port Qasim coal plant

    ISLAMABAD: A disagreement between the centre and the Sindh government over acquisition of land for the $2 billion Port Qasim Coal Power Project (PQCPP), which is holding up the establishment of the power plant which is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), appears to revolve round legal and constitutional provisions...

    According to Senator Mushahid Hussain, the centre claimed that under the 1973 Constitution, Port Qasim...

  • ‘Port Qasim set to become energy hub’

    KARACHI: Port Qasim is set to become country’s energy hub with the addition of three more Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) terminals, said Port Qasim Authority (PQA) Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar in a conversation with Dawn...

    The third is a possibility that a consortium of Pakistan GasPort Consortium Limited (PGLP) and Fauji Foundation will set up another LNG terminal at Port Qasim while its first terminal with a capacity of 600mscfd is expected...

  • New channel for LNG vessels at Port Qasim

    KARACHI: Growing traffic of ships, particularly vessels loaded with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), warranted the need for an additional channel which the authority is now planning to develop, Port Qasim Authority Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar said on Tuesday...

    In order to meet the needs of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Pakistan Railways is also laying down a dual rail track from Port Qasim up to Pipri along with a road network, he...

  • ‘Bagh Ibne Qasim uplift under way at full pace’

    KARACHI: Restoration and rehabilitation work at the Bagh Ibne Qasim is going on at full swing and soon it will be completed after which it will be opened to public, said city mayor Waseem Akhtar on Sunday...

    Briefing the media persons after a visit to the garden, he said that Bagh Ibne Qasim spread over 130 acres was the biggest park in the metropolis and being near the seaside it had special attraction for the Karachiites, who along...

  • KMC begins facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim: mayor

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Friday visited Bagh Ibne Qasim and said Karachi Metropolitan Corpo­ration had launched the long-ignored park’s facelift project to make it a favourite spot for families...

    “We have begun work on the facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim with 200 of our staff working on it...

  • No longer interested in taking over Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim, Bahria Town tells SHC

    After the Sindh High Court (SHC) extended a restraining order against the handover of Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to Bahria Town, the real estate giant on Tuesday informed the court that it was not interested in taking over the park for maintenance purposes if the matter remained disputed...

    He also submitted before a two-judge bench of the SHC that the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation did not have locus standi in the case, as the park was under...

  • Bahria Town not to take over Bagh Ibne Qasim if dispute persists, SHC told

    KARACHI: While the provincial government on Monday justified before the Sindh High Court its decision to hand over Bagh Ibne Qasim to Bahria Town, the real estate giant informed the court that it was no longer interested in taking over the iconic park for maintenance purpose if the matter remained disputed...

    The petitions were filed by a citizen, Ahmed Zameer, Mayor Wasim Akhtar and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

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