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Secretary Planning, Development & Reform Zafar Hasan has said that the Government is focusing on export-oriented policies to boost up the country’s exports and put economy on growth trajectory.

1 November 2018

Secretary Planning, Development & Reform Zafar Hasan has said that the Government is focusing on export-oriented policies to boost up the country’s exports and put economy on growth trajectory. The Secretary said this while talking to a German Business delegation which headed by Deputy Amb...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کی متحدہ عرب امارت کے سفیر حماد عبید الزابی سے ملاقات میں گفتگو

1 November 2018

پاکستان نے بیرونی سرمایہ کاروں کے لیے دوستانہ پالیسیاں مرتب کی ہیں، توانائی کے شعبے میں سرمایہ کاری کے وسیع پیمانے پر مواقع موجود ہیں، متحدہ عرب امارات ان شعبوں م...


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There should be equal development for South and North parts of Punjab: Federal Minister.

1 November 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that focus should be paid on equal and balanced development of South and North parts of Punjab adding that there is a need to devise sound development strategies in this regard for betterment of the people. ...


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Five Year Plan to focus on sustained economic development: Federal Minister.

31 October 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that no country can progress unless its foundation is based on rule of law. He stated that the present Government is committed to focus on human resource development, good governance, poverty reduction, restruc...


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Government reaffirmed its resolve to implementing global development agenda: Khusro Bakhtiar

24 October 2018

Minister for Planning Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar on Wednesday said that despite challenges, Pakistan has firm resolve to continue its efforts for attaining sustainable development by implementing the global development agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprising o...


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Jump-start of SEZs is Our Top Priority: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

23 October 2018

A delegation headed by Mr. Dong Futang, Chief Financial Officer, China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) called on Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R) here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Secretary Planning, Zafar Hasan, Member Infrastructure & Connectivity,...


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Government to focus on economic structural reforms to bring Pakistan among middle income countries. Federal Minister.

23 October 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is working on a robust economic plan to introduce structural economic reforms to bring Pakistan among the middle income countries in the long term. He stated that improving tax administrat...


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وفاقی حکومت بلوچستان کی سماجی واقتصادی ترقی کے لیے فعال ترین پالیسی اپنائے گی۔ وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی واصلاحات

23 October 2018

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی اور اصلاحات مخدوم خسروبختیار نے کہا ہے کہ حکومت نے بلوچستان کی سماجی واقتصادی ترقی کے لیے وسیع تر فعال ترین سرگرم پالیسی اپنائ...


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وفاقی وزیربرائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیارنے منگل کو چائنہ روڈ و بریج کارپوریشن (سی آر بی سی) کے چیف فنانشل آفیسر ڈونگ فی تونگ کے سربرابرہی میں آنے والے ایک وفد سے ملاقات کی ہے

23 October 2018

وفاقی وزیربرائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیارنے منگل کو چائنہ روڈ و بریج کارپوریشن (سی آر بی سی) کے چیف فنانشل آفیسر ڈونگ فی تونگ کے سربرابرہی می...


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Social and creative enterprises can help achieve sustainable development goals.

18 October 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has said that social and creative enterprises can help achieve economic agenda and sustainable development goals The Minister was talking to a delegation of British Council, Sustainable Development Policy Institute ...


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سنٹرل ڈویلپمنٹ ورکنگ پارٹی کے اجلاس میں کل 141.93 ارب روپے لاگت کے 5 منصوبے منظور ، جبکہ 140.96 ارب روپے لاگت کے 3 منصوبے مزید منظوری کے لیے ایکنک کو بھجوا دیے گئے ۔

17 October 2018

سنٹرل ڈویلپمنٹ ورکنگ پارٹی کے اجلاس میں کل 141.93 ارب روپے لاگت کے 5 منصوبے منظور ، جبکہ 140.96 ارب روپے لاگت کے 3 منصوبے مزید منظوری کے لیے ایکنک کو بھجوا دیے گئے ۔ سن...


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Federal Minister calls for cooperation in energy development.

16 October 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has said that Pakistan appreciates Austrian cooperation in different hydroelectric and energy projects across the country adding that both countries enjoy cordial and friendly relations. The Minister was talking to ...


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Mr. MA Aiguo, Vice Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, China has called on Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, the Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R) here on Monday

15 October 2018

Mr. MA Aiguo, Vice Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, China has called on Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, the Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R) here on Monday. Secretary Planning, Zafar Hassan, Project Director CPEC, Hassan Daud and officials from line ministries were presen...


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Secretary Planning Mr. Zafar Hasan expressed these views while addressing to the round table conference on “The state of Food Security and Nutrition in the World"

12 October 2018

Federal Secretary Planning Development and Reform Mr.Zafar Hasan said that government is striving to eliminate hunger and all forms of malnutrition in compliance with SDGs target 2.1 & 2.2, launch of national food security policy and multi-sectoral nutrition strategy shows the government reso...


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Vice President China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) Mr. Yang Jinjun called on Secretary Planning Mr. Zafar Hassan in his office here on Monday

17 September 2018

Vice President China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) Mr. Yang Jinjun called on Secretary Planning Mr. Zafar Hassan in his office here on Monday. Both the sides discussed investment opportunities, offered by Special Economic Zones being implemented under CPEC. It was emphasize...


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The inaugural meeting of the Cabinet Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held under the chairmanship of Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform here on Friday

14 September 2018

The inaugural meeting of the Cabinet Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held under the chairmanship of Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform here on Friday. The meeting was attended by the members Cabinet Committee and secretaries of the ...


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خطے میں بے مثال ترقی کا ضامن و پاکستان کےمستقبل کیلئے روشن باب، پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری منصوبے (سی پیک) کے تحت معاشی، معا شرتی اور علاقائی ترقی کے نئے اہداف کا تعین کردیا گیا

9 September 2018

خطے میں بے مثال ترقی کا ضامن و پاکستان کےمستقبل کیلئے روشن باب، پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری منصوبے (سی پیک) کے تحت معاشی، معا شرتی اور علاقائی ترقی کے نئے اہداف کا تعی...


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Development of Gwadar is the focal point for CPEC to take off: Minister PD&R

6 September 2018

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کا کہنا ہے کہ سی پیک کے تحت متوقع سرمایہ کاری کاسارا دارومدار گوادر کی ترقی پر ہے کیونکہ اس ساحلی شہ...


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A delegation led by the Asian Development Bank Central West Asian Department Director-General Werner Liepach called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtia

3 September 2018

The minister for Planning while welcoming the delegation lauded the role of ADB in modernising infrastructure and supporting various development initiatives in Pakistan adding that the cooperation further needed to be expanded in the education, health, water, energy and infrastructure especiall...


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اسلام آباد: چینی سفیر یاو جنگ نے وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار سے ملاقات کی

31 August 2018

اسلام آباد: چینی سفیر یاو جنگ نے وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار سے ملاقات کی، گزشتہ روز ہونے والے اس ملاقات میں پاکستان اور چین ...


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SEZs under CPEC to help in the creation of new jobs: Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar‏

29 August 2018

Islamabad: August 29, 2018: Minister for Planning, Development & Reform, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar‏ has said that development of the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is the priority area of the new government to ensure creation of new jobs, achieve high economic growth and encourage exports. He...


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Govt officials to work hard for public welfare: Secretary M/oPD&R

28 August 2018

Govt officials to work hard for public welfare: Secretary M/oPD&R Islamabad, August 28, 2018: Federal Secretary for Ministry of Planning Development & Reform, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has said that government officials have to work with integrity and full commitment on the agenda of good governan...


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Errant official taken to task for the sake of discipline

24 August 2018

Shahid Zia Cheema, an officer of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms has been directed to report to the establishment wing of the Ministry . Action was taken on the basis of source report, indicipline, sheer lack of understanding of administrative working of the ministry. This is ...


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وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی و ترقی مخدوم خسرو بختیار سے چیئرمین واپڈا لیفٹیننٹ جنرل (ر) مزمل حسین کی ملاقات

24 August 2018

چیئرمین واپڈا کی جانب سے وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی مخدوم خسرو بختیار کو ملک میں جاری توانائی اور آبی منصوبوں پر بریفنگ توانائی اور پانی کے حوالے سے حکومتی ترجیحات ...


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Chairman WAPDA Lieutenant General Muzammil Hussain called on the federal minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiyar

24 August 2018

Chairman WAPDA Lieutenant General ® Muzammil Hussain called on the federal minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiyar in his office on Friday 24 August 2018. Chairman WAPDA briefed the minister for Planning, Development & Reform on the ongoing projects related to ene...


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Brief profile of the newly appointed federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform

20 August 2018

Newly appointed federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar paid his maiden visit to his office in the ministry in P Block, Pak Secretariat, Islamabad. While assuming his duties the federal Minister chaired where he was briefed on details of the federal develop...


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