Govt to soon set up Tobacco Research center in Swat: Khurram

PESHAWAR: Government is mulling plan to soon set up Tobacco Research Center at Swat district besides starting tobacco farming in Dir and Bajaur Agency. This was said by Federal Minister for Commerce and Trade,...

KP budget provided maximum relief to people, govt employees: Finance Minister

PESHAWAR: Provincial Minister for Finance, Muzaffar Said advocate said on Thursday that the government has presented a balanced and pro-poor budget 2017-18 in which maximum relief was provided to all segments of the society...

ECC approves Rs41billion repayment for power distribution companies

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet on Wednesday approved the provision of a government guarantee by the Ministry of Finance for repayment of a loan as well as interest, for a syndicated...

Opposition lawmakers term KP budget jugglery of words

PESHAWAR: The lawmakers of mainstream opposition parities in provincial assembly here Wednesday termed the PTI led coalition government budget 2017-18 as jugglery of words, saying that no direct relief was provided to poor segment of...

KP law, order budget jumps from Rs23,781.398 mln to Rs39,733.661 mln: Minister

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa annual budget under the head of law and order increased almost double in 2017-18 with an allocation of Rs. 39,733.661 million as compare to the fiscal budget 2013-14. A copy of...

KP allocates Rs. 3.14 bln for sports, tourism, cultural heritage

PESHAWAR: Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muzaffar Said Advocate said in current budget for fiscal year 2017-18 the government has allocated Rs. 3.14 billion for the 54 projects in sports, tourism, culture heritage wherein Rs....

KP Govt announces to build 10 colleges, model schools

PESHAWAR: The KP Government has announced to construct 10 colleges and model schools in different districts of the province including Haripur, Karak, Charsadda, Hangu and Batagram. In his budget speech, the Finance Minister Muzafar Said...

KP govt to construct 5 hydel power projects of 215MW

PESHAWAR: The provincial government of KP will construct five hydel power projects, which will collectively generate 215 megawatt electricity. The projects are included 41MW Koto Hydropower Project (Dir Lower), 11MW Karora Hydropower Project (Shangla), 10...

KP Govt completes five small dams, 14 near to completion: Minister

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance on Wednesday informed the provincial assembly that the sitting government has completed four small dams in the province during the last four years while 14 more are...

KP Govt plans 15 economic zones under CPEC: Minister

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has planned 17 economic zones across the province under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under industrial policy. The Finance Minister Muzaffar Said unveiling fiscal budget for year 2017-18 said here...

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