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Tackling climate change and improving livelihoods through Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – A new project called “Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan” has been launched to improve environment, enhance resilience and livelihoods in Pakistan over the next 5 years. The project has been launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read More »

KP province achieves Bonn challenge commitment by planting 1 billion Trees

KP province achieves Bonn challenge commitment by planting 1 billion Trees

Billion Tree Project has also restored 350,000 hectares of forests Pakistan’s north-western province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has successfully planted 1 billion trees and in fact surpassed the estimated target of Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project. Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf party launched the green mission initiative in June 2015 to plant billion new trees in the area and fight ... Read More »

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hits new Tourism record with 2 million visitors during Eid

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hits more than 2M tourists during Eid

KP authorities have launched Police Tourism squad, established Camping Pods and installed chairlifts to attracts tourists Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has great potential for adventure tourism as God has blessed the region with world’s highest mountains, beautiful valleys and glistening lakes. The region has unfortunately been affected due to immense terrorism activities in past few years. This year was different and proved to ... Read More »

First Pakistani female to finishes 22-day motorbike journey of Pakhtunkhwa

First Pakistani female to finishes 22-day motorbike journey of Pakhtunkhwa

Gulafshan, a NUST graduate aims to promote peace and women encouragement in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gulafshan Tariq becomes first Pakistani woman motorbike rider to concluded here 22-day journey to different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A 24-years young Pakistani girl covered around three thousand kilometers across province in her 22 days journey to promote the message of Peace, women empowerment and tourism ... Read More »

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

The salaries of govt employees and pensioners gets 10% increase Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18. It was fifth and final budget of PMLN’s tenure, with the total outlay of Rs. 4.778 trillion. According to the details, the federal government is allocating Rs. 15 billion for Interior Ministry while Rs920.2bn has been ... Read More »

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

The project will cover 165 micro hydro power units under EU-funded PEACE programme with total cost of €40 million Ambassador of the European Union Mr. Jean-François Cautain has inaugurated two Micro Hydro Power (MHP) units, built under the EU-funded PEACE programme, to tackle energy crisis in Chitral district Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. The plants will affordable, sustainable and uninterrupted energy to thousands of ... Read More »

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

Digital Youth Summit is joint initiative of KP-ITB and World Bank which is powered by Jazz Khyber Pakhtunkhwa unveiled its Digital Strategy during the fourth Digital Youth Summit (DYS) 2017 to empower regional youth with skills, access, and markets exposure to opportunities in the digital economy. The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology conference and startup expo that takes place ... Read More »

Six children among 14 persons killed in Kurram Agency landmine blast

Six children among 14 persons killed in Kurram Agency landmine blast

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the coward attack and directed authorities to provide best medical facilities. At least fourteen persons including six children were killed and several other people got injured in a landmine blast in Godar area of tribal Kurram Agency today morning. According to the political administration of the area, an improvised explosive device buried on the ... Read More »

Mardan University student killed over blasphemy allegations

University student lynched over blasphemy allegations

Imran calls for firm action after lynching of student in Mardan A 23-year-old Mass Communication department’s student have been brutally killed by enraged mob of students over blasphemy allegations at Abdul Wali Khan University’s premises. According to Mardan Police, Mashal Khan, a journalism student of sixth semester at Mardan University who belonged to Zaida village in district Swabi was attacked a ... Read More »

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