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Gwadar – Eleven new projects in Gwadar city to be initiated soon would produce 76000 direct jobs. The 11 new project include development of free zone, new Gwadar International Airport, Gwadar East-Bay Expressway, dredging of berthing areas and channels, construction of breakwater, Pakistan-China friendship hospital, technical...

Beijing – The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become one of the earliest, fastest-moving and most effective projects under the Belt and Road initiative. Of the 43 projects confirmed at the beginning of the corridor, 20 are under construction or have been completed. “Another 157 projects...

Karachi – Caretaker Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar has said that a total of 22 development projects at cost of $28.6 billion, including $22.3 billion investment on 15 energy projects, are being implemented under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). After presiding over the 55th progress...

Islamabad – National Highway Authority (NHA) will complete 10 mega projects in 2018, which had been launched by ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 2015-16; these projects include 10 motorways and highways projects in different parts of the country. The accomplishment of these projects would confer...

ISLAMABAD – The government has made special allocation to start construction of Bhasha Dam and Mohmand Dam and enhanced water sector allocation from Rs 36 billion to Rs 65 billion for next fiscal year. Pakistan is facing acute water scarcity requiring special interventions and that was...

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) at its meeting here on Tuesday approved phase three of overseas scholarship scheme for two thousand doctorates in different fields at a cost of Rs22.21 billion. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi....