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Turkey has announced to build two solar projects in Pakistan

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The Zorlu Energy Electricity Generation Company of Turkey has announced to build two solar projects in Pakistan after receiving necessary pre-licenses, reported by Anadolu Agency. Subsidiaries will be offered by three companies named Zorlu Energy, Zorlu Sun Power Limited and Zorlu Renewable Pakistan Limited. The planned power plant will hold the electricity generation of 100 […]…Read More

Chinese company build coal power plant Gwadar under CPEC

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Pakistan gave go-ahead to a Chinese company to build a 300 MW coal-fired power plant in Gwadar. Letter of interest written to China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) this week by Pakistan’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) Pakistan’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB). CCCC plans to develop the $600m project in which they use […]…Read More

Risk of Mass-migration from Quetta City Looms if the Government fails to build or delay the construction of dams

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article image QUETTA: IUCN Pakistan and Taraqee Foundation in partnership with the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET, Jamshoro (with support from University of Utah, USA); and the Government of Balochistan organized a two-day Expert Consultation on Strengthening Research-Policy Interface Improving Water Management in Balochistan at Serena Hotel Quetta today. The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The participants of the…Read More

Expats in Dubai launch drive to build libraries in Pakistan

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A group of Pakistani expatriates have launched an initiative to open libraries in their homeland to coincide with 2016 being the year of reading. Kitaabie, which means my book in Arabic, has been launched by Maha Khan, an English teacher at the British Council, and two others in Dubai to promote education in Pakistan. "It has been a dream for years, since I am from the education industry and have grown up with books around me. I’ve been taught to…Read More

Chinese firm to build $2.4b 1,100-MW Kohala hydroelectric project

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article image STAFF REPORT MUZAFFARABAD: The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) will develop the planned 1,100-MW Kohala hydropower project, a run-of-river scheme that will be built on the Jhelum River in AJK. The project with the cost of $2.4 billion is scheduled for commission in 2023. The Kohala hydroelectric scheme will have a gravity, roller-concrete compacted dam on the upper branch of the Jhelum, 40 km from Muzaffarabad. The powerhouse, on the lower branch of the Jhelum near Barasala…Read More

CRFG to build Dasu project resettlement sites

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The WAPDA has signed a contract worth Rs.571.95 million with China Railway First Group (CRFG) for construction of resettlement sites and Shatial museum - the components of Dasu Hydropower Project. The contract includes construction of three sites for resettlement of the project affectees of Choochang village and develop an open-air museum at archaeological site of Shatial to conserve pre-historic rock carvings. The contract is scheduled to be completedin 18 months. …Read More

Japan helps GB agriculturists build momentous benefits

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been chipping away at a four-year pilot venture for "Advancement of Value Added Fruit Products in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). The GB natural product cultivators were given legitimate preparing of their natural organic product items through great bundling and better showcasing methods. The Japanese government gave specialized and budgetary bolster, which expanded agriculturists’ earnings. Under the undertaking, a few…Read More

Plan devised to build National Science Complex

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences has floated the idea of National Science Complex. Prof. Dr. Anwar Nasim, President PAS, called on Prof. Dr. Ashraf, Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) where they discussed the matters pertaining to development of science in the country. Dr. Anwar Nasim floated the idea of National Science Complex to use it as a tool for promoting national development, peace and prosperity. He said that coincidently scientific…Read More

Horizon 2020 discussed to build Pak-EU science bridge

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and European Union (EU) have discussed a roadmap to reach the highest possible degree of awareness in Pakistan about EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020’ to build a science bridge between the EU and Pakistan.Stenfano Gatto, Deputy Head of EU delegation to Pakistan, has recently called on PSF chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf in Islamabad. Both the sides discussed future plans such as establishment of PSF as a national…Read More

Saemaul Undong replicated in Punjab to build rural economy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: South Korea’s Saemaul Undong was launched in 1970 by late President Gen. Park Chung-hee to build rural economy and catalyze socio-economic development and welfare of the people. This integrated rural development plan has revamped and modernize the rural sector with miraculous changes in rural communities through participatory governance, close interaction and cooperative action among villagers having political will and sincere guidance. It operates on diligence,…Read More