NUST to help increase efficiency of business community

Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry along with Malik Sohail Hussain, Chief Coordinator UBG FPCCI called on Lieutenant General Naweed Zaman, HI (M), (Retired) Rector, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) to discuss the strengthening of academia-Industry linkage. The Rector and Pro-Rector (Research, Innovation and Commercialisation) NUST urged the business […]

Ravi Riverfront project to be a game changer for Lahore

The Ravi Riverfront Urban Development (RRFUD) project envisaged on the model of Dubai has the potential to change the fate of Lahore. The project has the potential to accommodate the whole population of the grand city of Lahore. Ravi Riverfront will be developed in three phases, and, in the initial phase, a lake covering an […]

Contracts being renegotiated with IPPs for cheaper electricity

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz along with Special Assistant on Power Shahzad Qasim while addressing a press conference revealed that the government is renegotiating contracts with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in a bid to ensure provision of cheap electricity to the masses. The minister said that Expensive power contracts had been signed in […]

KP CM pushes for timely completion of Energy Projects

Strict instructions has been directed to the authorities of Energy and Power Department to ensure the completion of all hydro power projects as per the given time lines by KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.  While presiding over fourteenth meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hydel Development Fund, he reviewed the progress […]

Govt to help Wind Power producers, agreement signed

The government has signed pacts with Wind Power Producers (WPPs) in order to reduce generation tariff. The agreement has been signed after detailed deliberation and meetings with Pakistan Wind Energy Association. The committee has offered to help and support the WPPs in relation to the following matters: (i) WPPs’ curtailment by NTDC/ NPCC to be […]

FWO to construct underpasses on KCR

Frontier Works Organization (FWO) has been assigned to construct underpasses on the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) tracks under the orders of Supreme Court with strict deadline to complete work in six months from the date of the confirmation of contract. In view of the urgency of the matter and the dire need to resolve the […]

Construction tenders approved for different locations of Lahore

Tenders for Zarar Shaheed Road in Cantt and Baja Line Road in Mughalpura have been approved with an estimated cost of Rs160.5 million and Rs 5.5million. Out of total amount, a grant of Rs100 million would be spent in PP-158 while development schemes of Rs40.25 million have been allocated for PP-157. The additional grant of […]