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May 23, 2018 1:55 AM Ecnec okays Rs775bn projects one week before govt exit

ISLAMABAD: Almost a week before transfer of power to a caretaker set-up, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved nine development projects worth Rs775 billion. The Ecnec meeting, presided over by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, approved revised costs of two major water sector projects worth Rs523.47bn. It approved

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Lok Virsa organises seminar on importance of museums

Islamabad: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) in collaboration with Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) organised a seminar on the topic ‘Importance of Museums in Community Development’ here at Heritage Museum, marking the International Museum Day. This day is celebrated annually by the world community to raise awareness

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Kishanganga project: Pak meeting with World Bank kicks off

WASHINGTON: The three-day water talks between the World Bank (WB) and Pakistan began here on Monday to discuss the Indian violations of the Indus Water Treaty. A four-member delegation led by Attorney General of Pakistan, Ashtar Ausaf reached the World Bank head office to apprise the Bank’s president about the country’s concerns over more than a dozen 2

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM Govt allocates Rs40b for Railway development schemes

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has allocated development funds worth Rs40 billion to the Railway Division in the annual budget for the year 2018-19 compared to Rs36 billion earmarked for uplift schemes in the year 2017-18. Compared to allocations made in previous budget to Railway Division the government in the current fiscal year 2018-19 has enhanced 11

April 25, 2018 12:00 AM Ireland wins EU OKto tax sugary drinks on health grounds

BRUSSELS: Ireland gained EU approval on Tuesday for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues. The ruling could help head off any challenges to taxes in other EU countries, including Britain, France, Hungary, which have also imposed some form of tax on drinks with added sugar to cut consumption 8

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Rs30b gated golf community to be built in Gwadar

LONDON: State-owned Chinese construction company, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), has announced that it has entered into agreement for the construction of Gwadar's first luxury gated golf community with a Pakistani company. Empire Properties, the Pakistan registered company, and the CCECC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding 8

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM LG Electronics receives 21 honours

KARACHI: LG Electronics received 21 honours at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards, one of the world’s top three design awards alongside iF Design Awards and IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards), a statement said on Wednesday. Of the products recognised, two LG products shone the brightest with Best of the Best honours: the ultra-premium built-in 8

April 7, 2018 11:12 AM New Islamabad airport--in pictures

Pakistan International Airline on Saturday operated first mock flight from the new Islamabad international airport. The airport will be inaugurated formally on April 20 for regular international and domestic flights. PIA 's A320 aircraf took off from Benazir Interantional Airport at 12:30 PM and landed at NIIA at the new airport at 1:00 PM. The old Benazir 3

April 7, 2018 12:00 AM PIA’s new livery launched

KARACHI: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Friday inaugurated a new livery of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in Islamabad, a statement said. PIA has introduced a new livery with its logo and design to include a painting of the Markhor, the national animal, which inhabits the mountainous regions of Pakistan 7

March 15, 2018 4:46 PM Pak Navy inducts Chinese-built Backhoe Dredger RAH KUSHA and Split Hoper Barges TARSEEL

KARACHI: Induction Ceremony of Backhoe Dredger RAH KUSHA and Split Hoper Barges TARSEEL-1 & 2 built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard, China was held at PN Dockyard, Karachi. Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The ceremony was attended by high ranking officials and dignitaries from China 5