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  • 50 rescued by FWO

    RAWALPINDI: About 50 tourists stranded on the Barwai-Battakundi road in Naran were evacuated by personnel of the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), an ISPR spokesman said here on Sunday...

    The FWO personnel have cleared the road and brought the tourists, along with their vehicles, to Naran...

  • Railcop, FWO sign agreement

    ISLAMABAD: Railway Constructions Pakistan Limited (Railcop), a subsidiary of Pakistan Railways, on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to carry out infrastructure development projects in the railways sector...

    The MoU will allow the two organisations to carry out joint ventures in the wake of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the government plans of linking Azad Kashmir...

  • Driver dies in attack on FWO vehicle

    GWADAR: A driver of the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) died and seven other employees were injured when their vehicle overturned after being fired at near Panjgur late Wednesday night...

    Official sources said that gunmen opened fire on the patrol vehicle of the FWO in Sabz Aap area...

  • FWO begins work on road in Jalalabad

    The 75km section, to be constructed by Pakistan’s Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), is part of the Grand Trunk Road which connects the two countries through Khyber Pass...

    Pakistan announced the construction of the road last week, according to an ISPR release...

  • FWO criticised for unfinished portion of Torkham highway

    Without conceding that FWO had miscalculated the nature of rock structure in the area, its officials insisted that the company workers were taking extreme care in smashing the hard rock so that no damage was caused to the nearby buildings which also included the historic Ali Masjid Fort...

    The rock cutting would be completed in a week time after which we will start levelling of the road and then laying of the concrete base,” FWO...

  • Late payment delayed work on road: FWO

     In a statement issued here on Tuesday in response to a story published in this newspaper about the project delay and abandoning of eight bridges, the FWO insisted that construction work on a defile at Ali Masjid involved cutting of huge rocks and clearance of debris requiring careful handling for the safety of commuters hence the delay...

    About the bridges, the FWO stated that it was not authorised to reduce or increase the scope of...

  • KP govt, FWO sign Rs1.173tr accords

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Pakistan Army-run Frontier Works Organisation on Monday signed four agreements for Rs1...

    The agreement signing ceremony took place at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat and was attended by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, chief secretary Abid Saeed, additional chief secretary Mohammad Azam Khan, FWO director general Lt-Gen Mohammad Afzal and engineering chief Lt-Gen Khalid Asghar...

  • Sepa issues guidelines to NHA, FWO on Karachi-Hyderabad motorway project

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) issued certain guidelines on Tuesday to the National Highway Authority (NHA) and Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to control environmental pollution in the project of Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9)...

    Guidelines were issued at a public hearing held at a local hotel, presided over by Sepa Director General Naeem Ahmed Mughal and attended by all stakeholders and residents of...

  • One killed, five FWO men injured in attacks by suspected militants in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Suspected militants opened fire at a Frontier Works Organization (FWO) vehicle carrying officials on Tuesday, injuring at least five personnel in Balochistan's Turbat area, while a labourer was killed in a separate firing incident at an FWO camp in the same district, officials said...

    Levies sources said the FWO personnel were going from Hoshap to Panjgoor area when their vehicle was attacked...

  • FWO building roads to link Gwadar with rest of country

    RAWALPINDI: The Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) has built roads spread over 500 kilometres to link the Gwadar port with other parts of the country, according to a press release issued on Wednesday...

    “The FWO took up the challenge to extend the benefits of Gwadar port to rest of the country by building roads in rugged mountainous terrain and highly inaccessible areas...

  • FWO to rebuild major roads in Chitral

    After signing a memorandum of understanding, the government will give the FWO the first payment of Rs200 million for the rehabilitation of the three roads to re-connect Chitral city with Booni, Garam Chashma and Bamburate valleys on priority...

    He said the provincial and federal governments as well as Pakistan Army were coordinating relief work in the district...

  • Three FWO men hurt in bomb explosion

    QUETTA: Three workers of the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) were injured when a bomb explosion hit their vehicles on a bridge in Kech on Tuesday...

    According to police, the bomb was detonated by rem­ote control when an FWO con­voy was passing the bridge...

  • Man injured by FWO official

    Khasadar officials said that the FWO employee, Salim Younas, opened fire on the cab, as repair of the road near Landi Kotal bazaar was in progress...

    Taxi drivers have condemned the incident and demanded the arrest of FWO employee who fled after the incident...

  • PHA pays Rs5.7m to FWO for building

    7 million to Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to get possession of the building at the historical Liaquat Bagh which it would use as its office...

    The FWO had constructed the two-storey building in 2007 at Liaquat Bagh to use it as its site office for the Leh Expressway Project...

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