Tag: 2018

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project fast heading towards completion First unit to start generation by February 2018

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The strategically important Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) is fast heading towards its completion, and is scheduled to start electricity generation with commissioning of its first generating unit by February 2018. NJHP Board of Management (BoM) briefed WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during a meeting. BoM Chairman Mr. Peter Mason and the members […]…Read More

4th Extension of Hydropower Project wraps up by 2018

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Chairman Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), Muzammil Hussain visited 4th Extension Hydropower Project of 1,410MW at Tarbela and reviewed the construction progress of the project. WAPDA authorities, representatives, consultants, and contractors briefed the chairman for the progress they have achieved in the project. They also discussed the challenges the project faced. Hussain said, […]…Read More

R&amp D budget to be increased to one pc of GDP by 2018

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain has said that research and development (Randamp;D) budget will be increased to one percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2018 for meeting modern world demands and making the countryand#39;s security unprecedented. He stated this while addressing a seminar on the andquot;Role of Education, Science and Technology in National Security,andquot; organised by the…Read More

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Satellite for monitoring CPEC projects to blast off in 2018

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A satellite to monitor execution of development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is set to be launched in June 2018. The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and the China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) signed an agreement for the development and launch of the "Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) System," said an official close to the projects under the CPEC. Minister for Planning,…Read More

Power generation to reach 42,467 MW by 2018

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is embarking on an ambitious plan to enhance the power generation in the country from the existing 22,570 MW to 42,467 MW by 2018. "880 MW including 400 MW solar would be added to the national grid in 2015, 1590 MW (600 solar, 340 MW Nuclear and 650 MW wind) in 2016, 5,985 MW (Coal 1320 MW, Hydel 3805 MW, Nuclear 340 MW and 520 MW wind) in 2017 and 11,442 MW (11,220 MW coal and 222 MW hydel) in 2018. The government since its inception completed…Read More

Global halal food volume to be $1.6tr by 2018

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: The global halal food and beverage market has grown to a $1.1 trillion industry in 2013, while it volume would be over $1.6 trillion by 2018. Halal food market includes a large variety of products from raw chicken and beef to halal processed foods and cold drinks, says the latest research note by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The report estimated that in 2012, halal food and beverage market accounted for 16.6 per cent of the global food and beverage…Read More

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