Installation of AMI meters in Gas sector

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to conduct feasibility in PESCO, HESCO and SEPCO for the installation of smart (AMI) meters in the gas sector. These smart meters will help to reduce losses for the companies. Werner Liepach, Asian Development Bank Director General for Central and West Asia told the Federal Minister for Power and […]

Japanese company interested in developing fishing industry of Pakistan

Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries & Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood met with the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Mitsui & Co Ltd. Mr. Mori Moto. The Advisor said that Pakistan government will welcome investments in various sectors of economy, especially in energy, machinery, chemicals, food, textile, logistics and […]

NUST ranked among 400 top universities in recent QS ranking

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has been ranked #400 in the world by the prestigious UK-based ranking agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its 2020 rankings. The QS system comprises the global overall and subject rankings (which name the world’s top universities for the study of 48 different subjects and five composite faculty areas), […]

14 New Power related projects proposed under ADP

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Energy Department has proposed 14 new power related projects under the Annual Development Programme (ADP) 2019-20 in addition to the on-going projects. All the projects have been divided into different categories including Construction, procurement of land, feasibility studies and others. The details of these projects are Projects related to Construction   Construction of […]

CRCC to prepare feasibility to Peshawar circular railway

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport and Mass Transit Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) for the preparation of feasibility study for Peshawar Circular Railway (PCR) project. KP Secretary Transport and Mass Transit Fakhar Alam and CRCC Executive Managing Director Wang Lei inked the document at a ceremony held […]

Italy to Pakistan conference held in Karachi

The Consulate of Italy in Karachi organized the first single country multi-sector conference titled ‘Italy to Pakistan’ in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Islamabad along with Italian Trade Agency and Italian Development Committee. Azeem Uqaili, CEO Sindh Economic Zone Management Company SEZMC, Government of Sindh graced the event as the Chief Guest. The half-day […]

Chinese Company to construct Pre-fabricated houses in Punjab

Chinese company Sunrise construction has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency (PHATA) for the construction of low-cost pre-fabricated houses under Naya Pakistan Housing scheme. The company plans to construct ten thousand houses in Lahore and ten thousand houses in Sialkot in the next three years with the help […]

Sindh Govt to utilise Solar PV technology for Electrification

Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah in his budget speech in the Provincial Assembly said that Govt has decided to provide electricity to 248 primary health facilities through Solar PV technology. The government will also raise infrastructure to provide electricity to more than 570 villages by june 2020. The government has allocated Rs 24.920 […]

Work on Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway to be expedited

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in his recent meeting with Ambassador of China Yao Jing agreed to expedite the work on Eastern Corridor from Sukkur to Hyderabad in BOT (build, operate, and transfer) mode to ensure completion as soon as possible. The 296-km project will be 6-lane motorway with design […]

Chinese tech Giant initiates research collaboration with NUST

Chairman of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) Xiong Qunli along with a 23 member delegation visited National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) in order to formalise research collaboration and initiate a joint Academic Forum to co-produce research journals and academic publications. The research collaboration will be in the cutting-edge areas of artificial intelligence, […]