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Business community can enable Pakistan to become an economic giant: Mayor Lahore

LAHORE: Mayor Lahore Col (R) Mubashir Javed said on Tuesday that the business community has the ability to turn Pakistan into an economic...

KCR, ML-1 projects of CPEC to hit the ground soon, says Planning secretary

Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and up gradation of Pakistan’s Railway ML-I projects are the main focus in transport infrastructure sector to be implemented in the current phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

ABAD demands incentives to attract investment from overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary appreciated the role of Association of Builders...

China to provide assistance for PIA, aviation industry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have mutually agreed on extending their bilateral relations and to work collectively for the betterment of Pakistan International...

Has CPEC hit a major roadblock?

China’s infrastructure building spree across the nation seems to have been halted due to Pakistan’s inability to pay its loans

CPEC will continue fueling growth of Pakistan’s construction industry over next decade: Fitch Solutions

Improved transparency regarding CPEC projects will aid Pakistan’s efforts in the renegotiation of an IMF bailout, which if sanctioned could provide its struggling economy with much required economic relief, said Fitch Solutions

TAPI gas transportation, transit fee agreements to be signed in 2018-19

Through the TAPI gas pipeline, funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB), Pakistan and India would be provided 1.325 bcfd gas each and Afghanistan would get 0.5 bcfd gas.

SHC summons Revenue officials in case against land allocation

According to details, the officials of District Administration Mirpurkhas during the hearing pleaded the court to vacate the June, 2017, stay against Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Township.

Cement despatches grow by 5.10 per cent

Despite the disruption caused by the General Elections, the sector posted 5.10 per cent growth in July.

Construction work on Diamer Basha, Mohmand Dams to start in fiscal year 2018-19

WAPDA chairman briefed PM about the issues of water and hydropower sectors in the country. The prime minister was also apprised of WAPDA projects, particularly Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams.

AirSial ready for takeoff, gets go-ahead from PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday granted approval for the launch of a new private airline, AirSial, from Sialkot International Airport.

Cement industry capacity utilisation touches 99pc in January

ISLAMABAD: Domestic consumption of cement increased by a whopping 37.3 per cent in January 2018 on a year-on-year basis as the construction activities...

President promulgates Naya Pakistan Housing, Development Authority Ordinance

The authority shall prepare feasibility studies for the development of schemes and determine the mode of development accordingly.

Special Economic Zones to get electricity, gas

The cost of providing these utilities to the economic zones would be met through the  Cost of the provision of utilities to SEZs will be met through Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP)