Govt forms authority to expedite CPEC projects

NDC approves constitution of National Coastal Development Authority for development of tourist resorts along Balochistan's coast Council decides immediate completion of...

ECNEC approves cost revision for Dasu project’s land acquisition

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Monday approved ‘Dasu Hydropower Project (stage 1) revision of...

Govt to lay foundation stone of Lai Expressway soon: minister

RAWALPINDI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Monday that the government would lay the foundation stone of Lai Expressway...

‘Govt committed to timely completion of WB-funded projects’

ISLAMABAD: Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, while appreciating the contribution of World Bank in the socio-economic development of Pakistan, has...

Pakistan to get $10bn from ADB in five years

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has planned to support Pakistan with indicative lending of up to $10 billion for various...

Construction of Faisalabad Expo Centre to commence this year: Dawood

LAHORE: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood said on Monday that the construction of a state-of-the-art expo...

Senate body decries delay in completion of Balochistan projects

--Senator Kauda Babar Baloch says there is only one rule in Balochistan, ‘either FWO will get the contract, or there...

Western media’s CPEC report based on ‘distorted facts’: ministry

Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform has clarified a news article carried by some sections of international media titled ‘IMF won't stop...

Aviation Division to spend Rs1.26bn on airports’ uplift

ISLAMABAD: The Aviation Division will spend around Rs1.26 billion on the up-gradation of various airports of the country in the...

ADB approves $235m loan for Karachi’s BRT

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $235 million loan to help develop Karachi’s Bus Rapid Transit project.

CDWP approves eight development projects worth Rs11bn

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting, which was held on Thursday under the chairmanship of Planning Commission Deputy Chairman/Planning, Development...

NHA seeks Rs50bn ADB loan to rehabilitate N-5 highway, Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Standing Committee on Communications was informed on Tuesday that the National Highway Authority (NHA) had sought a loan of...

Govt released Rs638.9bn for development projects in FY19

ISLAMABAD: The federal government released Rs638.9 billion for various ongoing and new social sector uplift projects under its Public Sector...

Gwadar Master Plan to be finalised soon: minister

'A robust policy is being devised to transform the coastal city into a regional hub of trade and business activities' ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development...

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)