Five MoUs inked between TEVTA and Chinese College

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) and Tianjin Modern Vocational College China signed five different Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) at TEVTA secretariat. Chairman TEVTA Hafiz Farhat Abbas and President Tianjin Modern Vocational College Cao Yanli signed the MoUs in a ceremony. Chairman TEVTA Hafiz Farhat Abbas said that 75 students are going to China […]

Govt to use railway for transportation of petroleum products

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has decided that additional petroleum products to up-country would be transported through Pakistan Railways, instead of oil tankers. The oil transportation cost through PR is not only cheaper by Rs 5,000-6,000 against its transportation cost through oil tankers, but is also the safest mean that does not […]

AkzoNobel Pakistan saving Rs2.5m annually using Solar Power

Shams Power (Private) Limited has financed and deployed a 0.5 MW solar power system at AkzoNobel Pakistan, a leading paints and coating company, at their manufacturing facility in Lahore. Due to this solar facility AkzoNobel is showing approx. EUR 14,000 reduction in their electricity bills and savings of 387,000 Kg of carbon emissions every year. […]

Rashakai SEZ to be inaugurated by the end of July

The inaugural session of Rashakai Special Economic Zone, under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is expected to be held by the end of July 2019. An investment worth $138 million is expected from China in this industrial zone and it is among three SEZs which will be developed within next two years. Pakistan had requested […]

NHA awards contract to M/s SGEC–AMC for broadening of Petaro-Sehwan road

The National Highway Authority (NHA) Executive Board has approved the award of work for construction of two additional carriageway of Petaro-Sehwan (N-55) to the lowest evaluated bidder, M/s SGEC–AMC joint venture, at the evaluated/ corrected bid price of Rs 1.79 billion. Chairman NHA Jawwad Rafique Malik chaired the meeting. According to NHA the cost is […]

8 development projects approved by CDWP

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved 08 projects at the cost of Rs 11 billion. 8 more projects have been referred to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for consideration and final approval. CDWP met with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission/Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in the chair at […]

Orange line train to be inaugurated by the end of this year

Punjab government has claimed that 94 percent of Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) Project has been completed and remaining work will be completed by the end of this current year. The secretary transport disclosed this while briefing the participants of a meeting of task force constituted by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to ascertain […]