NCOC asks provinces to ensure strict compliance of SOPs

National Command and Operation Center has asked the provinces to ensure health guidelines and standard operating procedures at schools and other educational institutions after reopening. Presiding over a virtual meeting of NCOC in Islamabad, Minister for Planning, and Development Asad Umar said the provincial governments should increase their existing capacity of contact tracing and quarantining. […]

Government & Politics

GB Caretaker CM directs for strict action to stop illegal cutting of forest

Gilgit Baltistan Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Afzal Khan has directed for strict action to stop illegal cutting of forest. Speaking at a briefing in Gilgit today (Friday), he said that deforestation has a very negative impact on the environment. Caretaker Chief Minister said that Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Program is a significant initiative of the […]

Government & Politics

300MW Balakot hydropower project to be constructed on Kunhar River

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has signed an agreement with a Turkish consultant company for the construction of 300 megawatt Balakot hydropower project on the Kunhar River in Mansehra district. The Turkish company would complete the project through joint ventures with the country’s local consultant companies. The government will start construction work on the project with financial assistance of […]