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Gwadar Shipyard project would create new job opportunities: Jam Kamal

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan says completion of Gwadar Shipyard project would lead to creation of new job opportunities in the province.In a tweet on Saturday, he said it would also help revive Balochistan’s economy.The Chief Minister said…

Roads closed in Kaghan, Upper Kohistan, Timergara and Haripur due to land sliding

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, roads are closed in Kaghan, Upper Kohistan, Timergara and Haripur due to land sliding and torrential rains today.According to Relief and Rehabilitation Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, efforts are underway to reopen these roads fo…

Pakistan Becomes the First Country to Introduce a Vaccine Against Drug Resistant Typhoid

Pakistan has become the first country in the world to introduce the typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into its routine immunization program. The government of Pakistan is launching the vaccine in Sindh in response to an outbreak of typhoid in November 20…

Govt Wants to Speed Up Privatization Process of SME Bank and PIA Investment Ltd.

The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP), in its meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, has asked for increasing the pace of work on privatization of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Bank Limited a…

FBR to Start Criminal Proceedings Against Tax Evaders: Report

FBR has planned major changes in tax laws to prosecute high-net-worth individuals (non-filers) and initiate criminal proceedings against tax evaders in cases where the tax evasion exceeds Rs. 10 million, reports a local newspaper.The sources quoted by …

World Bank’s IFC Finances Pakistan’s Super Six Wind Power Project

International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has led the financing of a first-of-its-kind program to build six wind power projects in Pakistan called the Super Six.With a total investment of $450 million, Super Six will help del…

Pakistan Loses 9% of its GDP to Climate Change and Air Pollution: Malik Amin

Prime Minister’s adviser on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, says that Pakistan is facing major losses due to air pollution and climate change.Amin said that these challenges are causing an annual loss of 9% to the GDP. A decade ago, climate change an…

Minorities enjoy full rights in province: KP Governor

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman says minorities in the province are enjoying complete and equal rights.Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar on Saturday, he strongly rejected the baseless propaganda about nationalization of Edwardes College…