Conference held on completion of drainage projects

Punjab Housing and Urban Development Department organized a conference on the ‘completion of major water and drainage projects in Punjab’ The conference was attended by heads of international development partners, including JICA Japan, UNICEF, World Bank, French Development Agency, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Asian Development Bank and Danida Denmark, and water utility companies of Punjab. […]

Former PM directed to streamline privatization of KE

PM Shehbaz Sharif has directed Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to resolve all outstanding issues of KE within three months, aimed at giving green signal for sale of over 66 percent shares of M/s Abraaj to Chinese firm M/s Shanghai Electric Power In this regard a delegation of K-Electric’s majority shareholders representing Saudi Arabia’s Aljomaih Holding Company, […]

First ever stitching units installed in the WECs

The inauguration ceremony for the first ever stitching and processing unit for Women Empowerment Centers was held in Islamabad by the Federal Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social security collaborating with the Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TICCA). The federal minister Shazia Marri along with the Turkish Ambassador in Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul and […]

PTCL and Huawei join hands to introduce AirPON

PTCL Group donates PKR 1.9 Billion to PM relief fund

As Huawei is always committed to work closely with PTCL Group to explore the right solutions for meeting the evolving business requirements, PTCL and Huawei have achieved another milestone by successfully introducing AirPON. Being one of the country’s premier Telecom ICT services provider, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has successfully deployed AirPON Solution from Huawei […]

GRASP project initiated by SMEDA and ITC

SMEDA under the support of Ministry of Industries and Production (MoIP) agreed upon and signed an MoU with the International Trade Center (ITC) to collaborate for Growth for Rural Advancement and Sustainable Progress (GRASP project). The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) is looking forward to undertake joint activities along with ITC for effective […]

Hundreds of containers stuck at Karachi Port

KPT provides 10 days relief to businessmen

As current Government imposed ban on luxury items, around 600 to 900 containers are stuck at Karachi ports. Keeping this situation in view, KCAA has sent a letter to the PM Shehbaz Sharif, requesting to defer the implementation date of the said SRO. This will facilitate the traders to get their consignments cleared without facing […]

American firm offered Coal under critical conditions in Country

105-kilometer railway line will be constructed from Chhor to Islamkot under CPEC

A Florida, United States, based company has offered minimum quantity of 0.5 million tons of coal to Pakistan per annum on 270 days.  It will resolve credit facility against GoP guarantees. The offer has been made by Michael O’Drrick of Spinnaker- Project 1 to Ministry of Energy through a letter of June 13, 2022. M/s […]

NUST hosted the first ‘China-Pakistan Belt and Road Transportation and Logistics’ conference

The first China-Pakistan ‘Belt and Road’ Transportation and Logistics conference was held at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) under the umbrella of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The forum was jointly initiated by the Shandong Jiaotong University, Kashgar University and National University of Sciences and Technology keeping in view the rapid development of world logistics, […]

Pakistan to import 200MW from Iran after transmission line upgrade

Pakistan and Iran have decided to improve the transmission lines on both sides to increase to import of electricity from 100MW to 200MW. In this regard Iran and Pakistan will upgrade the existing transmission line by doubling the circuits from Polan to Gwadar on their respective sides. According to sources Iran would upgrade 27 kilometer […]