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Pakistan, World Bank sign loan agreements worth $918 million

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh witnessed the signing of the agreement between Country Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan and Economic Affairs Division Secretary Noor Ahmed.

World Bank and Pakistan sign 3 loan agreements worth $918 million for development sectors The World Bank and Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of $918 million providing capital for development across various sectors as part of the government’s plan to steer the nation out of the economic crisis. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, ... Read More »

Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa marked improvement in law and order

A solid decline in target killings in Peshawar and other districts with 22 cases being reported during 2017 The claims of improving Law and Order Department of Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa was one of the basic election slogans of the Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf while running the election campaign in 2013. Since PTI formed govt formed in Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa, a clear decline in terrorist attacks has ... Read More »

Four day National Youth Carnival continue at Peshawar

NNational Youth Carnival held concludes at Peshawarational Youth Carnival held concludes at Peshawar

The event would also help portray soft image of the country, particularly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the world National Youth Carnival (NYC) Mega Challenge-2017 began at 30 venues inside the Peshawar Sports Complex on Saturday. The division round of the National Youth Carnival ongoing at Peshawar. The divisional round of the National Youth Carnival completed here at Peshawar Sports Complex where ... Read More »

PTCL and KP Govt to Establish Incubator and Tech Park in Peshawar

PTCL will be extending Cloud services and surveillance solutions to the Incubation centre, IT Park The Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) has signed a strategic settlement with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board to establish a state-of-the-art Incubation Center (Innovation Lab) and Software Park in Peshawar. The incubation Centre and the Software Technology Park to be built for the provision of ICT providers ... Read More »

World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

Peshawar students wins silver medal at iGEM 2017 in Boston

Ten member team of young scientists won silver medal in the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition An undergraduate team of young scientists from Peshawar has won a silver medal in a genetic engineering competition organised by the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation in Boston. A function was organised at Boston’s Hynes Convention Centre, Massachusetts where the students across ... Read More »

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

Provincial Govt seeks comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar through BRT Project Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak performed groundbreaking of Bus Rapid Transit System at provincial capital Peshawar. The twenty six km long Rapid Bus Transit System will begin from Chamkani and terminate at Hayatabad and the project is supposed to provide world class transport facility to 400,000 passengers daily basis. ... Read More »

KP planes to shift over 4000 mosques to solar energy

KP planes shifting over 4000 mosques to solar energy

Provincial govt aims to resolve load-shedding issue through renewable energy Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has  approved his government’s proposal of converting 4000 mosques on solar energy throughout the province. Pakhtunkhwa government aims to resolve the problem of load-shedding  through converting mosques to renewable energy across the province. KP government has allocated appropriate amount of annual budget 2017-18 for solarizing ... Read More »

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 »

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