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A launching ceremony for Web Portal and Mobile App by SUPARCO in collaboration with Planning Ministry was held at Pakistan Planning and Management Institute Islamabad. Federal Minister Asad Umar was the guest of honor.

12 January 2022

A launching ceremony for Web Portal and Mobile App by SUPARCO in collaboration with Planning Ministry was held at Pakistan Planning and Management Institute Islamabad. Federal Minister Asad Umar was the guest of honor. Secretary Planning Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Chairman Suparco Maj Gen Amer ...


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The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired a meeting on Three-Year Rolling Growth Strategy which aims at economic diversification, transformation and jobs led growth

10 January 2022

The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired a meeting on Three-Year Rolling Growth Strategy which aims at economic diversification, transformation and jobs led growth. Secretary Planning Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Federal Secretaries/ senior representatives of line Mi...


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CDWP approved 8 projects worth Rs. 30.2 Billion while recommended 2 projects worth Rs. 65.9 Billion to ECNEC

10 January 2022

The CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 8 projects worth Rs. 30.2 Billion while recommended 2 projects worth Rs. 65.9 Billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. Secretar...


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A meeting on National Gender Policy Framework was convened under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister Asad Umar

6 January 2022

A meeting on National Gender Policy Framework was convened under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister Asad Umar here in Islamabad. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Dr. Jehanzeb Khan, Secretary Planning, Mr. Abdul Aziz Uquili, Member Social Sector Dr. Shabnum Sarfraz, and senior officers of ...


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بچے قوم کا مستقبل ہیں ان کی تعلیم پر سیاست کسی طور پر منظور نہیں، اسد عمر

4 January 2022

وفاقی وزیر براۓ منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت وفاقی نظامت تعلیم ( فیڈرل ڈائیریکٹوریٹ آف ایجوکیشن) کے تحت آئی سی ٹی کے 200 تعلیمی اداروں میں بنیادی تعلیمی سہولیا...


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6th Meeting of Joint Working Group on Gwadar under CPEC

30 December 2021

The Governments of Pakistan and China held meetings of the two Joint Working Groups on Gwadar and Socio-Economic Development through video Conferencing. The 6th Session of the Joint Working Group on Gwadar was co-chaired by Secretary Planning Development & Special Initiatives Mr. Abdul Aziz U...


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Planning Commission Department of Geo-Spatial Technology Cell of SUPARCO briefed the Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives regarding the progress of the web portal to support the MoPD&SI in order to utilize these solutions for evidence-based reporting and monitoring of PSDP projects incorporating satellite technology

27 December 2021

Planning Commission Department of Geo-Spatial Technology Cell of SUPARCO briefed the Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives regarding the progress of the web portal to support the MoPD&SI in order to utilize these solutions for evidence-based reporting and monitoring of...


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CDWP gave go-ahead to two projects worth Rs. 191.722bn

27 December 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved one development project with a cost of Rs 0.52838bn & recommended one project worth Rs. 191.19456bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further considerati...


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P3A and AJK – Advancing the PPP Ecosystem

26 December 2021

The inclusion and integration of the private sector for public developmental infrastructure services is necessary for socioeconomic development and forward-looking Pakistan. To this end, the Federal Public Private Partnership Authority (P3A) is playing a pivotal role in enabling the achievement...


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Pakistan Bureau of Statistics hosts 1st sensitization workshop on 7th Population and housing Census 2022-First Ever Digital Census of Pakistan at Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

25 December 2021

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics hosts 1st sensitization workshop on 7th Population and housing Census 2022-First Ever Digital Census of Pakistan at Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Dec 25, 2021- the series of sensitization workshops on 7th Population and Housing - digital census began tod...


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A 2nd sub-committee of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

23 December 2021

A 2nd sub-committee of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting reviewed the progress of the main SDGs go...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

23 December 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Cabinet Committee on Energy considered the report on the issue of enhancement of domestic L...


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Govt of Pakistan will ensure sustainability of Pakistan Deworming Initiative to improve health and nutrition of school age children in 45 at risk districts through a systematic strategic planning in collaboration with provinces and regional governments and Technical Assistance Partners

21 December 2021

Ms. Kanwal Shauzab (Parliamentary Secretary MoPD&SI) inaugurated the National Learning and Strategic Planning Forum for Pakistan Deworming Initiative at Bhurban. The purpose of the two-days forum was to reflect and celebrate the achievement of the deworming of over 8.3 Million school-age childr...


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H.E. Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al-Jasser, President of Islamic Development Bank President and Chairman of IsDB Group along with the delegation called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar

17 December 2021

H.E. Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al-Jasser, President of Islamic Development Bank President and Chairman of IsDB Group along with the delegation called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. Secretary Planning Abdul Aziz Uqaili, C...


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Curtain Raiser! P3A Workshop Series– Fostering Inclusive Growth

16 December 2021

Mobilizing private capital for the development and up-gradation of public infrastructure and services is a crucial step towards a prosperous and forward-looking Pakistan. To this end, the Federal Public-Private Partnership Authority (P3A) is playing a central role in enabling the achievement of...


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The 4th meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

15 December 2021

The 4th meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Wednesday. The ongoing projects under CPEC and the issues facing their investors were discussed in de...


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Mr. WADA Mitsuhiro a new Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Mr. Asad Umar

14 December 2021

Mr. WADA Mitsuhiro a new Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Mr. Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Tuesday. The two dignitaries discuss bilateral ties & future investments in different sectors as well as Special Economic Z...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan presided over the Central Development Working Party meeting

13 December 2021

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan presided over the Central Development Working Party meeting here in Islamabad on Monday. Secretary Planning Abdul Aziz Uqaili, senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions also participated in the meeting,...


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Federal Minister for Planning and Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umer had a meeting to review the progress of Greater Karachi Water Supply Project K-IV

3 December 2021

Federal Minister for Planning and Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umer had a meeting to review the progress of Greater Karachi Water Supply Project K-IV here in Islamabad on Friday. Additional Secretary Development Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Project Director Amir Mugal, and Project Consultants D...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

2 December 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Petroleum Division presented the projected natural gas supply in the country for the winter...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar reviewed the implementation plan of major development projects of PSDP

2 December 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar reviewed the implementation plan of major development projects of PSDP here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Member Implementation & Monitoring Planning Commission, DG Monitoring & Evaluation, and senior officials attended the ...


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CPEC Authority today organized a meeting with China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and leading Chinese textile companies and investors

1 December 2021

CPEC Authority today organized a meeting with China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and leading Chinese textile companies and investors. Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Mr. Khalid Mansoor Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on C...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the third progress review meeting On the 7th Population & Housing Census 2022 on “The Digital Census”

26 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the third progress review meeting On the 7th Population & Housing Census 2022 on “The Digital Census” here in Islamabad on Friday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary PD&SI, Chief Statistician PBS, ...


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It will be the first slaughterhouse in the history of Pakistan to meet all modern requirements and provide fresh meat to the citizens of Islamabad and its surroundings: says Asad Umar

24 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the proposed Slaughter-House to be set up in Sector I-11/4, Islamabad. SAPM on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khuram, CEO PPP Authority, and other concerned formations were also pre...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Six Projects worth Rs 61.24bn.

23 November 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved three development projects with a cost of Rs 0.6bn & recommended three projects worth Rs. 60.64bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met in an Interaction session with the graduates of the Skill for All program under the Prime Minister's program Kamyab Jawan

23 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met in an Interaction session with the graduates of the Skill for All program under the Prime Minister's program Kamyab Jawan on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by CEO National Vocational and Technical Training Com...


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Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar addressed a “National Workshop on Balochistan” here in Islamabad on Monday. In the National workshop, the Minister talked about “Pakistan’s Future Trajectory and Development Projects”

22 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar addressed a “National Workshop on Balochistan” here in Islamabad on Monday. In the National workshop, the Minister talked about “Pakistan’s Future Trajectory and Development Projects”. The workshop was attended by SAPM CPEC Affairs, Parliamentar...


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Kick start of Voluntary National Review (VNR-2022) Consultative Meeting at Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiative

18 November 2021

Pakistan’s commitment to the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development has taken a few steps further. Pakistan enlisted for the upcoming UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) event where we present our 2nd voluntary national review report in July 2022. Pakistan will be covering all the five dime...


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The Petroleum Division presented the projected natural gas supply and demand position in the country for the coming winter.

18 November 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Petroleum Division presented the projected natural gas supply and demand position in th...


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Mr. John Hurley, USA’s Alternative Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board calls on Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar

16 November 2021

Mr. John Hurley, USA’s Alternative Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board calls on Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, CEO Public Private Partnership Authority, Mr. Y...


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CPEC Authority today hosted a meeting of the Chinese Companies working in Pakistan at its auditorium. Mr. Asad Umar

15 November 2021

CPEC Authority today hosted a meeting of the Chinese Companies working in Pakistan at its auditorium. Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Mr. Khalid Mansoor SAPM on CPEC Affairs, Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), and Ambassador of China to Pakistan attende...


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An Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ICCI) delegation, led by president Mr. Muhammad Shakeel Munir called on Minister for Planning Asad Umar

11 November 2021

An Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ICCI) delegation, led by president Mr. Muhammad Shakeel Munir called on Minister for Planning Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Mr.Khalid Javaid, Mr.Abdul Rauf, Mr.Tariq Sadiq, Mr.Shaban Khalid, and other representatives from ICCI attended t...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

11 November 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. OGRA presented the status of revision in the rules regarding punitive measures and fines. Th...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar, while appreciating the contribution of the World Bank in the socio-economic development of Pakistan, has said the incumbent Government is committed to fast-track the various projects being funded by World Bank.

9 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar, while appreciating the contribution of the World Bank in the socio-economic development of Pakistan, has said the incumbent Government is committed to fast-track the various projects being funded by World Bank. A Wor...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Four Projects worth Rs 140bn.

8 November 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared three development projects with a cost of Rs. 9.168bn &recommended two projects worth Rs. 130bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. ...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

4 November 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Petroleum Division presented a summary for the approval of the Development Plan for the...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے اسلام آباد بلدیاتی نظام ایکٹ 2021 کے جائزہ اجلاس کی صدارت کی۔ اجلاس میں وزیر اعظم کے معاون خصوصی برائے سی ڈی اے علی اعوان ، ایم این اے راجہ خرم نواز، سکرٹری قانون، ایڈیشنل سیکرٹری داخلہ اور دیگر افسران نے شرکت کی۔

2 November 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے اسلام آباد بلدیاتی نظام ایکٹ 2021 کے جائزہ اجلاس کی صدارت کی۔ اجلاس میں وزیر اعظم کے معاون خصوصی برا...


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It was informed that 19 new projects already included in the GB Plan of which PC-Is and PC-IIs of 10 projects have been approved & included in the PSDP 2021-22

1 November 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on GB development Plan here in Islamabad on Monday. Additional Secretary Development & Special Initiatives, Additional Chief Secretary GB, and other senior officers from Ministries and Di...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

29 October 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. The Petroleum Division presented a report on the development of strategic petroleum reserves. ...


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At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, recommended two projects worth Rs. 345.626bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration.

25 October 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, recommended two projects worth Rs. 345.626bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. Secretary Planning Hamid Yaqoob Sheikh, senior officials ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on Water Issues of the ICT region and the development of the 10th Avenue project

21 October 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on Water Issues of the ICT region and the development of the 10th Avenue project here in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on CDA Ali N...


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The 3rd meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today here in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

20 October 2021

The 3rd meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today here in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar. The Committee discussed various issues relating to CPEC projects in Power, Infrastructure & Ind...


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P3A Board Approves Transaction Structure of Kharian-Rawalpindi Motorway Project, which will provide the fastest alternative route between Lahore and Rawalpindi/ Islamabad.

15 October 2021

The 18th Board of Directors’ meeting of the Public-Private Partnership Authority was held on 15th October 2021 in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives (MoPD&SI). The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary MoPD&S...


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Ministry of Planning Development & special initiatives technical support unit Civil Registration Vital Statistics (CRVS), in collaboration with UNICEF, has organized a Tool Kit launching ceremony here in Islamabad on Monday. Parliamentary Secretary Mo PD&SI MNA Kanwal Shauzab was the Chief Guest on the first day of the launch.

11 October 2021

Ministry of Planning Development & special initiatives technical support unit Civil Registration Vital Statistics (CRVS), in collaboration with UNICEF, has organized a Tool Kit launching ceremony here in Islamabad on Monday. Parliamentary Secretary Mo PD&SI MNA Kanwal Shauzab was the Chief Gues...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

8 October 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. CCoE approved the summary submitted by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs on the Report of the ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met Mr. Yong Ye a newly appointed Country Director, Asian Development Bank, who called on him

5 October 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met Mr. Yong Ye a newly appointed Country Director, Asian Development Bank, who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday. Secretary Planning Hamed Yaqob Sheikh and senior officials attended the meeting. The role of pr...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar presided over the review meeting of the newly constituted Working Groups on Science and Technology and Information Technology Cooperation at the 10th JCC

1 October 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar presided over the review meeting of the newly constituted Working Groups on Science and Technology and Information Technology Cooperation at the 10th JCC here in Islamabad on Friday. Minister for Science & Technology...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar had a meeting with the Chief Executive Royal Group of China to discuss the establishment of Buffalo milk farming units in Pakistan

29 September 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar had a meeting with the Chief Executive Royal Group of China to discuss the establishment of Buffalo milk farming units in Pakistan today in Islamabad. Member Food Security and Climate Change Ministry of Planning Dr. ...


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اسلام آباد اور اس کے ملحقہ علاقوں کے 167 اسکولوں اور کالجوں کی اپ گریڈیشن کا آغاز جلد کیا جائے گا ، اسد عمر

28 September 2021

اسلام آباد اور اس کے ملحقہ علاقوں کے 167 اسکولوں اور کالجوں کی اپ گریڈیشن کا آغاز جلد کیا جائے گا ، اسد عمر وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات ا...


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CPEC 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) Meeting

23 September 2021

The 10th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held today through videoconference. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, and Mr. Ning Jizhe, Vice Chairman of the Nation...


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Health Sector Sees Highest Ever Federal Allocation: Asad Umar Pakistan to Spend PKR 73.9 Billion on the Health Sector in 2021-22

21 September 2021

In a high-level policy review meeting, Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Mr. Asad Umar made a detailed review of the new and ongoing health schemes that have received federal funding in the current and previous fiscal year here in Islamabad on Tuesday. While c...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Two Projects worth of Rs 54bn.

20 September 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared one development project with a cost of Rs. 2.66bn & recommended one project worth Rs. 51.29bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. Se...


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Gender Agenda high on government priority

18 September 2021

A high-level meeting was chaired by the Minister Planning Development and Special Initiatives here in Islamabad on Saturday. Member Social Sector & Devolution presented the draft gender roadmap which proposed gender integration across all national policies, programs, offices and key management...


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The 17th Board of Directors’ meeting of Public Private Partnership Authority was held on 17th September 2021 in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Asad Umar

17 September 2021

The 17th Board of Directors’ meeting of Public Private Partnership Authority was held on 17th September 2021 in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (MoPD&SI). The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary MoPD&SI, ...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

17 September 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. CCoE approved the summary submitted by Power Division on the winter incentive package on incr...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Federal Minister for Federal Education & Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood jointly chaired the meeting to review the progress of PSDP 2021-22

16 September 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Federal Minister for Federal Education & Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood jointly chaired the meeting to review the progress of PSDP 2021-22 portfolio of HEC with emphasis to complete maximum number of ongoing p...


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The 64th meeting of the National Logistics Board (NLB) held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

15 September 2021

The 64th meeting of the National Logistics Board (NLB) held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Lieutenant General Aamir Abbasi, Quartermaster General Pakistan Army/ Officer In-charge NLC, DG NLC...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

14 September 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. Petroleum Division presented the summary of Pakistan Oil Refinery Policy 2021 for approval of ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on the South Balochistan Development Plan

2 September 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on the South Balochistan Development Plan here in Islamabad on Thursday. Secretary Planning Hameed Yaqoob Sheikh, focal person S. Balochistan Development Package, and senior officials...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met a delegation of PQEPC led by Mr. Guo Guangling.

31 August 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met a delegation of PQEPC led by Mr. Guo Guangling here in Islamabad today. The delegation briefed the Minister on the latest operational status of the 1320 MW Port Qasim Coal Power project. SAPM on CPEC Khalid Mansoo...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting to provide clean drinking water to the citizens

31 August 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting to provide clean drinking water to the citizens of Islamabad on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khurram Nawaz, Chai...


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“School-based Deworming Program in Islamabad Capital Territory” will conduct 3rd Annual Mass Deworming Campaign from 30th August 2021 till 4th September 2021

29 August 2021

The school-based deworming program which is set to be conducted from 30th August 2021 till 4th Spetember 2021, will target 574,000 school-age children within approximately 2000 government and private schools, as well as Deeni Madaris, in Islamabad Capital Territory during the deworming week fro...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

26 August 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Power Division presented the Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan – known as IGC...


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The Ministry of Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives strongly rebuts the news item, titled “PSDP projects hamstrung by lack of funds”, appearing on the main page of Daily Business Recorder, dated: 25 August 2021.

25 August 2021

The Ministry of Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives strongly rebuts the news item, titled “PSDP projects hamstrung by lack of funds”, appearing on the main page of Daily Business Recorder, dated: 25 August 2021. Both the title and the facts mentioned in the news item are misleadi...


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The groundbreaking of Karachi Circular Railways (KCR) will take place in September 2021: Asad Umar

25 August 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the latest status of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and Railways Freight Corridor projects here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati, Secretary Planning,...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

20 August 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. Petroleum Division presented the Draft Pakistan Oil Refinery Policy 2021 for approval of CCoE....


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The acting British High Commissioner Ms. Alison Blackburne called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

17 August 2021

The acting British High Commissioner Ms. Alison Blackburne called on the Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Tuesday. The recent decision by the Uk government to retain Pakistan in the Red List was discussed during the meeting. Mi...


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Secretary Planning Hamid Yaqoob chaired a progress review meeting on bringing transparency, credibility, and ownership in the entire census process and the sensitivity of the issue and its long-term effects here in Islamabad on Friday. Sarwar Gondal, Member PBS, and senior officials attended the meeting.

13 August 2021

Secretary Planning Hamid Yaqoob chaired a progress review meeting on bringing transparency, credibility, and ownership in the entire census process and the sensitivity of the issue and its long-term effects here in Islamabad on Friday. Sarwar Gondal, Member PBS, and senior officials attended t...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on CPEC (CCoCPEC) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

12 August 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on CPEC (CCoCPEC) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Cabinet Committee on CPEC (CCoCPEC) reviewed the progress on various projects under CPEC an...


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A National Workshop on Irrigation Water Management was hosted by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives with the support of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia (CARE) Project

12 August 2021

A National Workshop on Irrigation Water Management was hosted by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives with the support of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia (CARE) Project, which is funded by the World Bank and is being implemented by the Asian Disaste...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar received a briefing on sports projects under the umbrella of Kamyab Jawan Program

5 August 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar received a briefing on sports projects under the umbrella of Kamyab Jawan Program. The Talent Hunt Youth Sports League and establishment of High-Performance Sports Academy Centers will be implemented through HEC in all...


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World Bank’s South Asia Regional Vice President (SARVP)Hartwig Schafer, and Country Director Najy Benhassine, held a meeting with Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar

4 August 2021

World Bank’s South Asia Regional Vice President (SARVP)Hartwig Schafer, and Country Director Najy Benhassine, held a meeting with Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Planning Minister welcomed the World Bank’s South...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی وزایر اعظم کے معاون خصوصی برائے امور سی پیک خالد منصور کے ساتھ ملاقات ۔ ملاقات میں پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری کے دوسرے مرحلے کی ترجیحات پر تبادلہ خیال کیا گیا۔

4 August 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی وزایر اعظم کے معاون خصوصی برائے امور سی پیک خالد منصور کے ساتھ ملاقات ۔ ملاقات میں پاک چین اقتصادی ...


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The 2nd meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today on Monday here in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

2 August 2021

The 2nd meeting of the Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today on Monday here in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar. The ongoing projects under CPEC and the issues facing their investors were discussed in...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar presided over a meeting on all legal and illegal encroachments on storm drains in Sector E-11 of Islamabad, and other issues of housing societies and their solutions

29 July 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar presided over a meeting on all legal and illegal encroachments on storm drains in Sector E-11 of Islamabad, and other issues of housing societies and their solutions here on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Managi...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on MOU signed between CDA and Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)

27 July 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on MOU signed between CDA and Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) here in Islamabad on Tuesday. The agreement was signed on 8th July 2021. Special Assista...


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Feasibility study of the Freight Corridor is completed; KCR Feasibility Study will be completed by mid of August 2021

26 July 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of preparation and processing of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and Railways Freight Corridor projects here in Islamabad on Monday. Federal Minister for Railways Azam Kha...


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A delegation of 30 Senior Nigerian Officials (Civilian and Military) the participants of Senior Executive Course at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Nigeria, visited Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives

15 July 2021

A delegation of 30 Senior Nigerian Officials (Civilian and Military) the participants of Senior Executive Course at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Nigeria, visited Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives on Thursday 15th July, 2021 here in Islamab...


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At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared two development projects with a cost of Rs. 3.37bn & recommended three projects worth Rs. 402.305bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration

13 July 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared two development projects with a cost of Rs. 3.37bn & recommended three projects worth Rs. 402.305bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideratio...


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A NHRD 2020 webinar was organized by UNDP Pakistan covering the subject “The Pakistan’s Inequality Debate”.

13 July 2021

A NHRD 2020 webinar was organized by UNDP Pakistan covering the subject “The Pakistan’s Inequality Debate”. The Planning Minister Asad Umar was the Guest of Honor whilst the panelist included Mr. Knut Ostby, Resident Representative UNDP Pakistan, Dr. Hafeez Pasha, Dr. Faisal Bari, Ms. Amm...


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mbassador of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Nong Rong called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar

12 July 2021

Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Nong Rong called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Monday. Matters relating to the upcoming 10th JCC, Joint Working Group (JWG) meetings and economic cooperation between the two countri...


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The Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives launched the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) unit as a part of its emergency response to COVID-19, and is funded by UNICEF Pakistan.

11 July 2021

The Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives launched the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) unit as a part of its emergency response to COVID-19, and is funded by UNICEF Pakistan. The aim of this initiative is to develop an evidence-driven MHPSS model which is...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

8 July 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Maritime Affairs Division presented the Report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Establishme...


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وزیر اعظم عمران خان کے ملک بھر میں شجر کاری مہم کے اعلان کے ساتھ ہی آج بدھ کے روز وزارت منصوبہ بندی میں وفاقی وزیر اسد عمر کی زیرصدارت ہرا بھرا اسلام آباد کی مہم کا پہلا اجلاس منعقد ہوا

7 July 2021

وزیر اعظم عمران خان کے ملک بھر میں شجر کاری مہم کے اعلان کے ساتھ ہی آج بدھ کے روز وزارت منصوبہ بندی میں وفاقی وزیر اسد عمر کی زیرصدارت ہرا بھرا اسلام آباد کی مہم کا ...


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he 1st meeting of the newly formed Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today on Friday

2 July 2021

The 1st meeting of the newly formed Pak-China Relations Steering Committee was held today on Friday here in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar to discuss the committee’s scope and rationale. Prime Minister Imran K...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

1 July 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Petroleum Division presented the implementation status of recommendations of the Report of Inqu...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

24 June 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Petroleum Division presented the final report of the Committee constituted by CCoE, under the De...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

17 June 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. CCoE considered a summary submitted by Power Division proposing merger of two institutions: Alte...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے وزیر اعظم آزاد جموں و کشمیر راجہ فاروق حیدر نے جمعہ کے روز وزارت میں ملاقات کی

11 June 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے وزیر اعظم آزاد جموں و کشمیر راجہ فاروق حیدر نے جمعہ کے روز وزارت میں ملاقات کی ۔ ملاقات میں باہمی دلچ...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the 12th meeting of the Board of Directors

7 June 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the 12th meeting of the Board of Directors of Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) here in Islamabad on Monday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary Planning, Secretary Finance, Secretary Comm...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to thirteen Projects worth of Rs 58.23 bn.

2 June 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared twelve development projects with a cumulative cost of Rs. 30.32bn & recommended one project worth Rs. 27.9bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further con...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to thirteen Projects worth of Rs 88.24 bn.

1 June 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared eleven development projects with a cumulative cost of Rs. 46.2bn & recommended two projects worth Rs. 42.04bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further co...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Fifteen Projects worth of Rs 169.2 bn.

29 May 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared fifteen development projects with a cumulative cost of Rs. 45.09bn & recommended four projects worth Rs. 124.09bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for furthe...


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Meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) was held under chairmanship of Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission.

28 May 2021

Meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) was held under chairmanship of Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission on 28th May 2021. The meeting was attended by officials of provincial governments, SBP and federal ministries. Deputy Chairman elaborated that APCC is the millstone of the de...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Thirteen Projects worth of Rs 38bn projects.

27 May 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared thirteen development projects with a cost of Rs. 38bn in the forum. Senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions also participated in the meeting while represent...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

25 May 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Power Division submitted the Circular Debt Report for the month of April 2021. It was informed t...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to Twenty Projects worth of Rs 155.74bn projects.

25 May 2021

CDWP Approved 15 Project Worth Rs. 38.24 Billion and Recommended 05 Project Worth Rs. 117.50 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration. ISLAMABAD: May 25, 2021: At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared fifteen development proj...


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CDWP gives go-ahead to six Rs 348.50bn projects.

24 May 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared three development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 6.50bn & recommended three projects worth Rs. 342bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for f...


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وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر نے جدید نادرا سینٹر، تحصیل سوبھو دیرو میں آج نادرا سینٹر کا افتتاح کیا۔ نادرا دفتر ون-ونڈو، کیو میٹک سسٹم اور جدید سہولیات سے آراستہ ہے۔

24 May 2021

وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر نے جدید نادرا سینٹر، تحصیل سوبھو دیرو میں آج نادرا سینٹر کا افتتاح کیا۔ نادرا دفتر ون-ونڈو، کیو میٹک سسٹم اور جدید سہولیات سے آراست...


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NATIONAL ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 21ST May 2021

21 May 2021

The 103rd meeting of the National Accounts Committee to review the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was held under the Chairmanship of the Secretary Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives. The provisional estimates of the GDP and Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) for the year ...


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CDWP Recommended Karachi IT Park Project Worth Rs. 32 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

20 May 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared one development project with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 3.5bn & recommended two projects worth Rs. 52.02bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for furth...


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CDWP Approved 04 Projects Worth Rs. 8.7 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 17 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

17 May 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared four development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 8.7bn & and recommended one project worth Rs. 17bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for fur...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the status of Power projects under the development plan of Southern Balochistan

6 May 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the status of Power projects under the development plan of Southern Balochistan here in Islamabad on Thursday. Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind, Secretary Pow...


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Mainstreaming Disability Interventions in the National Youth Action Agenda

5 May 2021

The Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives organised a Policy Roundtable on ‘Mainstreaming Interventions to address Disabilities in the National Youth Priority Action Agenda’ on May 5th, 2021. The forum was chaired by her Excellency the First Lady Mrs. Samina Alvi, a stau...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) projects.

4 May 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) projects in Islamabad on Monday. Prime Minister’s focal person of the Planning Ministry for Karachi Projects Najeeb Haroon MNA, Se...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss initiatives undertaken under PM's Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP), through National Vocational & Technical Education Commission (NAVTEC) and Higher Education Commission

29 April 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss initiatives undertaken under PM's Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP), through National Vocational & Technical Education Commission (NAVTEC) and Higher Education Commission here in Islamabad on ...


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Roundtable Discussion on Migration Data Management Practices for SDGs Achievement in Pakistan

29 April 2021

Chief Economist Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives Dr. Muhammad Ahmad chaired a Round Table Discussion on Migration Data Management Practices for SDGs achievement in Pakistan here in Islamabad on Thursday. The round table discussion was organized by Planning Commission SDGs ...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan addressed in the 77th session of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) 2021

27 April 2021

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan addressed in the 77th session of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) 2021 here in Islamabad on Tuesday. While highlighting the importance of the forum Dr. Jahanzeb said that the UNES...


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CDWP Approved 01 Project Worth Rs. 5 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 191.47 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

26 April 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared a development project with estimated cost of Rs. 5bn & and recommended one project worth Rs. 191.47bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consider...


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اقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمرنے حلقہ این اے 54 جی 13 مہرہ اکو اسلام آباد میں 7 کروڑ کی لاگت سے بنائے جانے والے کمیونٹی ہیلتھ سنٹر اور 13 کروڑ کی لاگت سے بنائی جانے والی 8 کلو میٹر لمبی جوہد روڈ کا سنگ بنیاد رکھا

23 April 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمرنے حلقہ این اے 54 جی 13 مہرہ اکو اسلام آباد میں 7 کروڑ کی لاگت سے بنائے جانے والے کمیونٹی ہیلتھ سنٹر اور 13...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

22 April 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Power Division presented the summaries of the National Electricity Plan 2021 and Indicative Gene...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

15 April 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. On a Summary of a Power Division, the CCoE approved the proposal for the Extension Time of Use (...


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Accelerating Infrastructure for a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery and Restoring trade

14 April 2021

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan delivered his statement in virtual mode on the theme topic “Accelerating Infrastructure for a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery and Restoring trade” organized by United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum here in...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the pace of the Green Line BRT and KCR projects

14 April 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the pace of the Green Line BRT and KCR projects here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Secretary Railways, CEO PPP Authority, SIDCL, DG Planning Railways and senior officials participated in the me...


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CDWP Approved 01 Project Worth Rs. 3.72 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 89.56 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

12 April 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared One development project with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 3.72bn & and recommended one project worth Rs. 89.56bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for ...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت ضلعی انتظامیہ اسلام آباد کے دفتر میں ماہ رمضان میں بنیادی اشیاء ضروریہ کی سرکاری نرخوں پر حکمت عملی کے ساتھ فراہمی کو یقینی بنانے کے لیے اجلاس ہوا

10 April 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت ضلعی انتظامیہ اسلام آباد کے دفتر میں ماہ رمضان میں بنیادی اشیاء ضروریہ کی سرکاری نرخوں پر ...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے میرا سمبل جعفر اسلام آباد میں کورونا ویکسی نیشن کیمپ کا دورہ کیا

9 April 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے میرا سمبل جعفر اسلام آباد میں کورونا ویکسی نیشن کیمپ کا دورہ کیا، اور بزرگ شہریوں کو انسداد کرونا و...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے وزیر اعلی خیبر پختوانخواہ محمود خان نے جمعرات کے روز اسلام آباد میں ملاقات کی

8 April 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصؤصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے وزیر اعلی خیبر پختوانخواہ محمود خان نے جمعرات کے روز اسلام آباد میں ملاقات کی اور خیبر پختوانخواہ م...


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وزیر اعلی پنجاب سردار عثمان بزدار کی وزارت منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسلام آباد میں ڈپٹی چئیرمین پلاننگ کمیشن محمد جہانزیب خان سے ملاقات

7 April 2021

وزیر اعلی پنجاب سردار عثمان بزدار کی وزارت منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسلام آباد میں ڈپٹی چئیرمین پلاننگ کمیشن محمد جہانزیب خان سے ملاقات۔ سیکرٹری پلان...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ، ترقیات اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیرصدارت تربیلا سے اسلام آباد اور راولپنڈی تک بلک واٹر سپلائی منصوبے کا جائزہ اجلاس ہوا

7 April 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ، ترقیات اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیرصدارت تربیلا سے اسلام آباد اور راولپنڈی تک بلک واٹر سپلائی منصوبے کا جائزہ اجلاس ہوا ۔ اجل...


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The Minister met the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) Vice President Sun Yaoguo and his delegation to review the Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and CRBC's mega-project Karachi Coastal Comprehensive Development Zone

2 April 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar met the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) Vice President Sun Yaoguo and his delegation to review the Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and CRBC's mega-project Karachi Coastal Comprehensive Development Zon...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a High-Level Policy Forum organized by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives

31 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a High-Level Policy Forum organized by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives here in Islamabad on Wednesday. The forum was attended by Mr.Usman Dar, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on PM's Kamyab Jawan Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YES)

29 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on PM's Kamyab Jawan Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YES) here in Islamabad on Monday. The meeting was attended by Muhammad Usman Dar, SAPM on Youth Affairs, Secretary Planning, and senior officials of...


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Executive Committee of the Board Of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) Accorded Approval to the Sialkot- Kharian Motorway on PPP mode.

27 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the 10th Board of Directors meeting of the Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) in Islamabad on Saturday. The meeting reviewed the working paper and presentation for the National Highway Authority’s Co...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on the development of of Rashakai Special Economic Zone under CPEC Framework

26 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on the development of of Rashakai Special Economic Zone under CPEC Framework here in Islamabad on Friday. Chairman CPEC Authority, Representatives from KP BOI and senior officia...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the second Meeting of the “Committee on Recommendations and Adoption of Best Practices for Upcoming Population Census.

26 March 2021

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the second Meeting of the “Committee on Recommendations and Adoption of Best Practices for Upcoming Population Census here in Islamabad on Friday. . The meeting was attended by Chief Economist, Mr. Muhammad Ahmed Zubair, repre...


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CDWP approved Nine development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 15.40bn projects related to Health and Food & Agriculture.

24 March 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared nine development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 15.40bn projects related to Health and Food & Agriculture. Secretary Planning Hamed Yaqoob Sheikh, senior officials from Pl...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the PSDP 2020-21.

23 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the PSDP 2020-21 here in Islamabad. The Minister was briefed on the outcomes of the recent Mid-Year review of PSDP projects, carried out by the Planning Commission. Deputy Chairman Planning...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to review the pace of the Green Line BRT project in Karachi.

22 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to review the pace of the Green Line BRT project in Karachi on Monday. CEO SIDCL, Chairman BOD, Chief Operation Officer SIDCL, Representative from Ministry of Railways, and senior officers from SIDCL atte...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan carried out a review of the progress made on the Ten Billion Tsunami Tree Programme (TBTTP)

19 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan carried out a review of the progress made on the Ten Billion Tsunami Tree Programme (TBTTP) here in Islamabad on Friday. Senior officials ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on the development and groundbreaking of Rashakai Prioritized Special Economic Zone under CPEC Framework

18 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on the development and groundbreaking of Rashakai Prioritized Special Economic Zone under CPEC Framework here in Islamabad on Thursday. Provincial Finance Minister KP Taimur Khan Jhagr...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on Gilgit Baltistan Development Plan.

18 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress on Gilgit Baltistan Development Plan here in Islamabad on Thursday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary Planning, Additional Chief Secretary GB, Additional Secretary Pla...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on Sindh Barrage Project .

17 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on Sindh Barrage Project here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Fahmida Mirza, Representatives from WAPDA and senior officers attended the meet...


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The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of the Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP) for Islamabad Youth.

17 March 2021

The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of the Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP) for Islamabad Youth on Wednesday. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) Muhammad Usman Dar briefed the Minister for Youth...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

15 March 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Monday. The Cabinet Committee on Energy discussed the summary of comprehensive Circular Debt Management P...


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Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan Wednesday paid a farewell call on Federal Minister Asad Umar

10 March 2021

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan Wednesday paid a farewell call on Federal Minister Asad Umar here at Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives today. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission and Secretary Planning were also present on the occasion. During the c...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on GB development Plan

8 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a progress review meeting on GB development Plan here in Islamabad on Monday. CM Gilgit Baltistan Khalid Khurshid, Secretary Ministry of KA& GB, Secretary Planning, Secretary Water & Power, Chairman NHA, CEO PPP A...


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The Central Development Working Party Meeting (CDWP) chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan approved six development projects at a total estimated cost of Rs 52 billion.

8 March 2021

The Central Development Working Party Meeting (CDWP) chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan approved six development projects at a total estimated cost of Rs 52 billion. Secretary Planning Hamed Yaqoob Sheikh, senior officials from Planning Commission and Feder...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

4 March 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Committee considers a proposal of Petroleum Division reduction of port charges on LNG by PQA...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the work being done on the Rawalpindi Ring Road

4 March 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the work being done on the Rawalpindi Ring Road, the proposed Eastern by Pass, and the waste management site for Rawalpindi Islamabad here in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting was attended by ...


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Govt may make law by May to provide legal framework to PPPA

1 March 2021

To end the policy fragmentation and to provide legal framework to the Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) the government is likely to bring an act of parliament by May. “The PPPA has the potential to bring billions of rupees investment within next three to four years,” Chief Exec...


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CDWP Approved 01 Project Worth Rs. 0.634 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 20.53 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

1 March 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared One development project with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 0.634bn & and recommended one project worth Rs. 20.53bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for...


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GB Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid and Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs, Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Khan Gandapur jointly presided over the 2nd APEX Committee to review the progress of GB Development Plan and the projects on which progress needs Apex committee intervention.

25 February 2021

GB Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid and Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs, Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Khan Gandapur jointly presided over the 2nd APEX Committee to review the progress of GB Development Plan and the projects on which progress needs Apex committee intervention here in Islamabad o...


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Deputy Chairman planning commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired 8th meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA)

24 February 2021

Deputy Chairman planning commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired 8th meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Additional Secretary Planning, Additional Secretary Finance, CEO PPP Authority, Members Planning Commission and P...


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Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives has included prominent demographers, researchers and experts in the Committee constituted by the Government for making recommendations based on international best practices for the next Population Census.

24 February 2021

Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives has included prominent demographers, researchers and experts in the Committee constituted by the Government for making recommendations based on international best practices for the next Population Census. The Committee will be headed by the...


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Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Afghanistan (CRRA) Committee

23 February 2021

Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Afghanistan (CRRA) Committee here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Secretary Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan, Mr. Raheem Ullah Qatran, Deputy H...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Southern Baluchistan projects planned to be undertaken in public private partnership mode

23 February 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Southern Baluchistan projects planned to be undertaken in public private partnership mode, here in Islamabad today. The meeting focused on projects in the Energy sector. ...


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CDWP Approved 04 Projects Worth Rs. 25 Billion and Recommended 02 Projects Worth Rs. 44.3 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

22 February 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared four development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 25bn & and recommended two projects worth Rs. 44.3bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for ...


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Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Board (NITB) made a presentation to Asad Umar

18 February 2021

Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Board (NITB) made a presentation to Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives here at the Ministry regarding e-office application suite and Central Data Statistical System for PM Kamyab ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of preparation and processing of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and Railways Freight Corridor projects.

16 February 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of preparation and processing of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and Railways Freight Corridor projects here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Federal Minister for Railways Azam Kha...


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CDWP Approved 02 Projects Worth Rs. 5 Billion and Recommended 03 Projects Worth Rs. 53.50 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

15 February 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared two development projects with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 5bn & and recommended three projects worth Rs. 53.50bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) fo...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting to review various projects under PPP mode. Additional Secretary Minstry of Planning, Chief Executive Officer PPPA Malik Ahmed Khan and senior officials were present the meeting.

12 February 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting to review various projects under PPP mode. Additional Secretary Minstry of Planning, Chief Executive Officer PPPA Malik Ahmed Khan and senior officials were present the meeting. During the meeting, C...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

11 February 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting was informed that the proposed policy was aimed at ensuring universal access of elec...


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CDWP Approved 04 Projects Worth Rs. 6.8 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 43.32 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration

8 February 2021

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP Approved 04 projects worth Rs. 6.8 billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 43.32 billion to ECNEC for further consideration. Secretary Planning Mathar N...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

8 February 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Monday. The CCOE in its meeting approved the Report of the sub-committee constituted by the CCOE vide its ...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

4 February 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Wednesday. The CCOE in its meeting held on 04.02.2021 considered the Report of the sub-committee constitut...


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CDWP Forum approved 02 Health projects worth Rs 11.6 billion For Establishment of Mother & Child Hospitals in Sukkur and Sialkot.

1 February 2021

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 02 projects worth Rs 11.6 billion and accorded Concept Clearance of two proposals in the meeting. Secretary Planning Mathar Niaz Rana, Senior official...


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The first meeting of APEX Committee on Gilgit Baltistan was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Gilgit Baltistan Khalid Khurshid.

1 February 2021

The first meeting of APEX Committee on Gilgit Baltistan was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Gilgit Baltistan Khalid Khurshid here in Islamabad on Monday. The first APEX committee reviewed the progress and list of priority projects related to Gilgit Baltistan Development Package. ...


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The second meeting of Oversight Committee on Federal Funded PSDP Projects in Balochistan held under the chairmanship of Mr. Khalid Hussain Magsi

29 January 2021

The second meeting of Oversight Committee on Federal Funded PSDP Projects in Balochistan held under the chairmanship of Mr. Khalid Hussain Magsi here in Islamabad on Friday. Secretary Planning Mathar Niaz Rana along with senior officials of Planning Commission reviewed the progress on Federally...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے ریلوے روڈ شمس کالونی سری نگر ہائی وے کا سنگ بنیاد رکھا ۔ سڑک کی تعمیر کے لے کل آٹھ کروڑ چالیس لاکھ روپے کی لاگت مختص کی گئی ہے ۔

28 January 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے ریلوے روڈ شمس کالونی سری نگر ہائی وے کا سنگ بنیاد رکھا ۔ سڑک کی تعمیر کے لے کل آٹھ کروڑ چالیس لاکھ روپ...


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CDWP Forum approved 02 projects worth Rs 3.25 billion

25 January 2021

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 02 projects worth Rs 3.25 billion and agreed on one Concept clearance proposal worth Rs. 808 million under the JICA for further proceeding. Secretary...


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The closing plenary of the 31st Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)’s Regional Planning Council (RPC) was held on 21st January 2021

23 January 2021

The closing plenary of the 31st Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)’s Regional Planning Council (RPC) was held on 21st January 2021. Additional Secretary Mr. Asad Rafi Chandna was the head of the delegation from Pakistan’s side. The closing session of RPC was attended by Chairman of...


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Federal Minister Asad Umar holds meeting with the young talent, encourages them for their cognitive abilities and for being pride for Pakistan.

22 January 2021

Federal Minister Asad Umar holds meeting with the young talent, encourages them for their cognitive abilities and for being pride for Pakistan. Emma Alam is the World Memory Champion 2020, Emma and Syed Kisa Zehra have broken multiple world records. Abreesh is 7th in Position of 2020’s gl...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

21 January 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy discussed a proposal of Petroleum Division for moratorium/discontinu...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar chaired first sub- committee of National Economic Council (NEC) on SDGS

20 January 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar chaired first sub- committee of National Economic Council (NEC) on SDGS here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Secretary Planning, Chief SDGs representatives from Provincial P&Ds and officials from AJK and GB attended th...


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Mr. Nong Rong the new Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Secretary Planning Development and Special Initiatives Mathar Niaz Rana.

19 January 2021

Mr. Nong Rong the new Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Secretary Planning Development and Special Initiatives Mathar Niaz Rana here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Matters related to bilateral relations projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor and progress of upcoming 10th JCC came ...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

15 January 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Power Division presented the design of Competitive Trading Bilateral Contract Market (CTBCM) for...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے نادرہ رجسٹریشن آفس اباڑو ضلع گھوٹکی کے دفتر کا افتتاح کیا

15 January 2021

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے نادرہ رجسٹریشن آفس اباڑو ضلع گھوٹکی کے دفتر کا افتتاح کیا وفاقی وزیر اسد عمر کو نادرہ اباڑو گھوٹک...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Chief Minister, Gilgit Baltistan Khalid Khurshid jointly chaired the inaugural meeting for preparation of an integrated plan for development of Gilgit Baltistan

13 January 2021

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Chief Minister, Gilgit Baltistan Khalid Khurshid jointly chaired the inaugural meeting for preparation of an integrated plan for development of Gilgit Baltistan here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Deputy Chairman Plannin...


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Role of Nurses in 2020 lauded and commitment renewed to invest in advancing Nursing

12 January 2021

The national consultation on the status of Nurses for the Year 2020 was organized on 12th of January 2021. Steered by the Planning Commission, the annual review meeting was attended by representatives from Pakistan Nursing Council, provincial directorates of nursing, Overseas Employment Corpora...


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CDWP Approved 04 projects worth Rs. 20 Billion

11 January 2021

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 04 projects worth Rs. 20 billion. Senior officials from federal governments also participated in the meeting while representatives from provinc...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

7 January 2021

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Power Division presented the latest circular debt situation and the projections. The CCoE was ...


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PBS TAKES MAJOR INITIATIVE BY DESIGNING A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR INFLATION AND RELEASES THE RESULTS OF SPECIAL SURVEY TO EVALUATE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WELLBEING OF PEOPLE

7 January 2021

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar visited Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and chaired a meeting on the initiative taken by PBS regarding designing of a decision support system for inflation and the results of special survey to evaluate impact of covi...


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CDWP considered three projects and greed on Karachi Transformation Plan for three years through Public Sector Development program (PSDP) & PPP mode of financing.

4 January 2021

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting held on Monday under the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP considered three projects and also greed on Karachi Transformation Plan for three years through Public Sector Development program (PSDP) & PPP mode of finan...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on bulk water supply from Tarbella reservoir to Islamabad and Rawalpindi here in Islamabad on Thursday through video conference.

31 December 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on bulk water supply from Tarbella reservoir to Islamabad and Rawalpindi here in Islamabad on Thursday through video conference. Special Assistant to PM on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, Secretary Planni...


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Constitution of Committee for Recommendations & Adoption of Best Practices for Upcoming Population Census

30 December 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar has constituted a five member committee under the chairmanship Mr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission with the objective that the next census is not only accurate but also inspires confiden...


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National Population Situation Analysis (PSA) launched by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Islamabad.

9 December 2020

President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday said that Pakistan has adopted a multi-pronged approach to check population growth and address other issues like mother child health, malnutrition and stunting growth. The multi-pronged strategy included women empowerment through financial inclusion besides...


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Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to discuss progress on Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV). MNA Najeeb Haroon, Chairman WAPDA, Chairman, P&D Government of Sindh, Ministry of Water Resources and senior officials attended the meeting.

3 December 2020

Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to discuss progress on Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV). MNA Najeeb Haroon, Chairman WAPDA, Chairman, P&D Government of Sindh, Ministry of Water Resources and senior officials attended the meeting. C...


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CDWP Forum Agreed on the Project “COVID-19 Responsive and Other Natural Calamities Control Program” Worth Rs. 70 Billion

2 December 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 04 projects worth Rs.16.02 billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 37.91 billion to ECNEC for consideration and agreed on the COVID-19 Responsi...


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5th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Gwadar

30 November 2020

The 5th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Gwadar was held through a video link on Monday November 30, 2020 in Islamabad. The meeting was co-chaired by Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Development, & Special Initiatives (MoPD&SI), Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana from the Pakistan side and Director Gene...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired 2nd meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Planning Commission.

26 November 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired 2nd meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Planning Commission here in Islamabad on Thursday. The Conveners of Advisory Committee shared the outcome of the meetings of their relevant Sub-Groups of Advisory Co...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

26 November 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy discussed the summary of Petroleum Division on natural gas load mana...


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Pakistan hosted the Inaugural Meeting of SAARC Planning Ministers on the theme ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Asia: Shaping SARRC Vision 2030’

25 November 2020

Pakistan hosted the Inaugural Meeting of SAARC Planning Ministers today on the theme: ‘Shaping the SAARC Vision 2030’ in virtual mode. All Member States and the SAARC Secretary General, Esala Ruwan Weerakoon participated in the Meeting which was chaired by Minister for Planning, Developmen...


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Pakistan hosted first day-long virtual meeting of SAARC Planning Secretaries, chaired by Mr. Asad Rafi Chandna, in the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives

23 November 2020

Pakistan hosted first day-long virtual meeting of SAARC Planning Secretaries, chaired by Mr. Asad Rafi Chandna, in the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Islamabad. All eight(8) member states attended the meeting with their virtual presence. The meeting extensively co...


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Mr. Nong Rong the new Chinese ambassador to Pakistan called on the Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

19 November 2020

Mr. Nong Rong the new Chinese ambassador to Pakistan called on the Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. matters related to bilateral relations projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor came under discussion. Minister Asad Um...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

19 November 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy discussed a proposal of Power Division related to reform and restruc...


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سلام آباد۔وزیر منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر سے سردار یاسر الیاس کی سربراہی میں اسلام آباد چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹری کے وفد کی ملاقات

19 November 2020

اسلام آباد۔وزیر منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر سے سردار یاسر الیاس کی سربراہی میں اسلام آباد چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹری کے وفد کی ملاقات صدر اسلام آباد چیمبرسردار یاسر ال...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت وزیراعظم کامیاب جوان پروگرام سے متعلق جائزہ اجلاس ہوا

13 November 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت وزیراعظم کامیاب جوان پروگرام سے متعلق جائزہ اجلاس ہوا. اجلاس کے دوران وزیرِ اعظم کے معاون...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the first meeting of the energy sub-group of the Advisory Committee of the Planning Commission.

12 November 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the first meeting of the energy sub-group of the Advisory Committee of the Planning Commission here in Islamabad on Thursday. The committee discussed in detail its Terms of Reference and the proposed work p...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the workshop on implementation strategy to implement simplifications of Development Processes / Procedures for improving Project Management already approved by ECNEC

12 November 2020

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the workshop on implementation strategy to implement simplifications of Development Processes / Procedures for improving Project Management already approved by ECNEC here in Islamabad on Thursday. The representatives of Federal...


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National Consultation on Finalizing Sectoral Priorities for Climate-Smart Financing, Policy, Planning, Agriculture and Water Resources Management in Pakistan.

9 November 2020

Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (MoPD&SI) organized two days Seminar on “National Consultation on Finalizing Sectoral Priorities for Climate-Smart Financing, Policy, Planning, Agriculture and Water Resources Management in Pakistan” with the financial support of the...


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راولپنڈی چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹری کے نو منتخب صدر محمد ناصر مرزا کی سربراہی میں وفد نے وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے جمعہ کے روز ملاقات کی

6 November 2020

راولپنڈی چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹری کے نو منتخب صدر محمد ناصر مرزا کی سربراہی میں وفد نے وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر سے جمعہ کے رو...


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A 2nd Meeting of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Socio-economic Development under CPEC Framework .

4 November 2020

A 2nd Meeting of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Socio-economic Development under CPEC Framework was held today on November 4th, 2020 via video link, to discuss and review the projects under US $1 billion Chinese grant. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Boqing, Vice Chairman, China International D...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی جناب اسد عمر صاحب کی زیر صدارت اسلام آباد میں صحت کے حوالے سے میٹنگ

4 November 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی جناب اسد عمر صاحب کی زیر صدارت اسلام آباد میں صحت کے حوالے سے میٹنگ میٹنگ میں وزیراعظم کے معاون خصوصی علی نواز اعوان اور معاون خصوصی...


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CDWP Approved 04 projects worth Rs. 3.69 Billion and Agreed for 02 projects worth Rs. 33.49 Billion:

4 November 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 04 projects worth Rs.3.69 billion and agreed for 02 projects worth Rs. 33.49 billion. Senior officials from Planning Commission and federal ministr...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting along with the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry to discuss the PSDP projects carried out by the Ministry of Science & Technology

29 October 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting along with the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry to discuss the PSDP projects carried out by the Ministry of Science & Technology here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Secretary Plann...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

29 October 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy reviewed the Circular Debt Reporting Format developed by Power Divis...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے شاہ اللہ دتہ روڈ دریک موہری میرا سمبل جعفری یوسی 39 اور چشتیاں آباد روڈ یوسی 46 بڈھانہ کلاں کی سڑکوں کا سنگ بنیاد رکھا

28 October 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر نے شاہ اللہ دتہ روڈ دریک موہری میرا سمبل جعفری یوسی 39 اور چشتیاں آباد روڈ یوسی 46 بڈھانہ کلاں کی سڑکوں ک...


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It has been reported in certain sections of Press that the new CPEC Authority Bill, 2020 will give immunity to Chairman, CPEC Authority and other officers from investigations of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

22 October 2020

It has been reported in certain sections of Press that the new CPEC Authority Bill, 2020 will give immunity to Chairman, CPEC Authority and other officers from investigations of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). The news report is misleading. The r...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on feasibility and land acquisition for conduction of water from Indus Water System at Tarbela Dam to Islamabad and Rawalpindi

22 October 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on feasibility and land acquisition for conduction of water from Indus Water System at Tarbela Dam to Islamabad and Rawalpindi here in Islamabad on Thursday. Special Assistant to PM on CDA Ali ...


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CDWP Approved 02 Mega Projects of MoFE&PT worth Rs. 8.175 Billion to Support Education System Under COVID-19 Pandemic

21 October 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. The development forum DCPC approved 02 mega projects of worth Rs.8.175 billion to support education system in Pakistan under COVID-19 pandemic. Senior officials ...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی تحریک انصاف کے ممبران قومی اسمبلی اور ممبران صوبائی اسمبلی سندھ سے بدھ کے روز اسلام آباد میں ملاقات کی

21 October 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی تحریک انصاف کے ممبران قومی اسمبلی اور ممبران صوبائی اسمبلی سندھ سے بدھ کے روز اسلام آباد میں ملاقا...


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وفاقی وزیربرائے منصوبہ بندی ، ترقی اورخصوصی اقدامات اسد عمرکی زیرصدارت اسلام آباد میں ویڈیو لنک کے ذریعےپنجاب کے صحت سے متعلق ترقیاتی پروگراموں اور فنڈز کی صورتحال کے حوالے سے اجلاس منعقد کیا گیا

16 October 2020

وفاقی وزیربرائے منصوبہ بندی ، ترقی اورخصوصی اقدامات اسد عمرکی زیرصدارت اسلام آباد میں ویڈیو لنک کے ذریعےپنجاب کے صحت سے متعلق ترقیاتی پروگراموں اور فنڈز کی صورت...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a consultative meeting to review the preparations for the upcoming 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting on CPEC.

15 October 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a consultative meeting to review the preparations for the upcoming 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting on CPEC here in Islamabad on Thursday October 15th, 2020. All the conveners of the respective Join...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

15 October 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy reviewed implementation status of North South Gas pipeline project a...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت اسلام آباد میں سی ڈی اے کے جاری منصوبوں کی پیشرفت کے جائزہ اجلا س کی صدارت

8 October 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت اسلام آباد میں سی ڈی اے کے جاری منصوبوں کی پیشرفت کے جائزہ اجلا س کی صدارت ایم سی ائی سے ...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress made in the mineral sector.

7 October 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress made in the mineral sector. The meeting was attended by SAPM on Minerals and senior officials of the Ministry of Planning and Petroleum Divisions. The meeting was informed th...


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Incumbent Government believes that a stable and prosperous GB can play an important role in the country’s economy: Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan.

5 October 2020

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan has said that the incumbent government is fully committed to achieving the objectives of political stability and socio-economic development. We believe that a stable and prosperous GB can play an important role in the country’s ec...


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Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to discuss progress on Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV).

5 October 2020

Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting to discuss progress on Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV). Chairman WAPDA and senior officials of WAPDA attended the meeting. The Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme (Phase-1) was approved by the ECN...


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Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar to review progress on implementation and institutional arrangements for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.

5 October 2020

A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar to review progress on implementation and institutional arrangements for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Planning Min...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Federal Education and Professional Training projects under PSDP .

25 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Federal Education and Professional Training projects under PSDP here in Islamabad on Friday. Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood, Minister f...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

24 September 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy reviewed the Report by the committee for negotiation with Independen...


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Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to discuss the progress of federal component of Karachi Transformation Plan.

23 September 2020

Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to discuss the progress of federal component of Karachi Transformation Plan here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Secretaries and Senior Officers of Ministry of Planning, Railways, Water Resources and NDMA participated in the ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting.

23 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana, Secretary, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives briefed the forum about the background and vision of the government regarding accelerated d...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

18 September 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday. Cabinet Committee on Energy discussed a proposal of Power Division for waiver of minimum 66% Take-...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the overall energy situation in Balochistan

18 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the overall energy situation in Balochistan here in Islamabad on Friday. Minister for Energy, Advisor to PM on Power, Secretary Planning and senior officials participated in the meeting. ...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar meets Muhammad Amin Ansari the father of Zainab.

16 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar meets Muhammad Amin Ansari the father of Zainab here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Zainab was a six years old girl abused and murder back in 2018 in Qasoor. Muhammad Amin Ansari presented the book to the Minister which is wr...


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CDWP Approved 04 Project worth Rs. 12.25 Billion, Recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 33.427 Billion to ECNEC & Allowed for Extension in re- tendering of One project worth Rs. 12. 10 Billion In Meeting:

16 September 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 04 projects worth Rs. 12.25 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 33.427 billion to ECNEC for consideration & allowed for extension in re-...


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Min for PDSI arrived in Turbat on the second day of his visit to southern districts of Baluchistan.

14 September 2020

Min for PDSI arrived in Turbat on the second day of his visit to southern districts of Baluchistan. The Minister was given an ariel view of Turbat, Mandh, Buleda and the command area of Mirani Dam. He was briefed on the existing road connectivity as well as further requirements in this regard...


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Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives arrived in Khuzdar today, on a two day visit to southern districts of Balochistan. Minister for Defence Production Ms Zubaida Jalal, Deputy Speaker National Assembly, Qasim Suri & Secretary Planning also accompanied the Minister.

13 September 2020

Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives arrived in Khuzdar today, on a two day visit to southern districts of Balochistan. Minister for Defence Production Ms Zubaida Jalal, Deputy Speaker National Assembly, Qasim Suri & Secretary Planning also accompanied the Minister. Durin...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a video conference meeting to discuss the Provincial Finance Commission awards.

11 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a video conference meeting to discuss the Provincial Finance Commission awards here in Islamabad on Friday. Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, KP Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Secreta...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar

10 September 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. The committee considered a proposal of Power Division related to shutting down of low efficiency...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar held an introductory meeting with the newly appointed Country Director of the World Bank in Pakistan Mr. Najy Benhassine.

8 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar held an introductory meeting with the newly appointed Country Director of the World Bank in Pakistan Mr. Najy Benhassine. Asad Umar welcomed the Country Director and appreciated the strong working relationship between th...


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The Federal Government has committed to the following projects, under the Karachi Transformation Plan announced by the Prime Minister.

7 September 2020

The Federal Government has committed to the following projects, under the Karachi Transformation Plan announced by the Prime Minister; S.No. Projects Additional funding required 1 Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV) Rs.46 billion 2 Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) Rs.300 billion 3 ...


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Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to discuss implementation of the Federal component of Karachi Transformation Plan

7 September 2020

Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to discuss implementation of the Federal component of Karachi Transformation Plan. Secretaries and Senior Officers of Ministry of Planning, Railways, Water Resources and NDMA participated in the meeting. The meeting ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired progress review meeting of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project.

3 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired progress review meeting of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project here in Islamabad on Thursday. Secretary Railway, CEO PPP Authority and senior officials participated in the meeting. It was informed in the...


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Mr. Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of the Japan called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar .

2 September 2020

Mr. Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of the Japan called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Both dignitaries discussed matters related to the bilateral relations, especially new possibilities of economic cooperation in the post...


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صحت کے نظام کے استحکام کے لئے تمام صوبوں کا اتحاد

13 August 2020

پلاننگ کمیشن کی جانب سے تمام صوبوں کا اجلاس بلایا گیا جس میں کوویڈ 19 وبائی مرض کے دوران ہونے والے واقعات و تجربات اور صحت کے مضبوط نظام کے لئے کلیدی،ترجیحی اقدامات...


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سی پیک کے سفر میں ہم جوں جوں آگے بڑھتے جائیں گے صنعتی تعاون میں اضافہ ہوتا جائے گا ، اسد عمر ٹوئیٹ

13 August 2020

سی پیک کے سفر میں ہم جوں جوں آگے بڑھتے جائیں گے صنعتی تعاون میں اضافہ ہوتا جائے گا ، اسد عمر ٹوئیٹ سی پیک کے اگلے مرحلے میں زراعت اور سائنس و ٹیکنالوجی دونوں شعبوں...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammed Jehanzeb Khan chaired a Progress Review meeting on PSDP Plus here in Islamabad on Wednesday.

12 August 2020

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammed Jehanzeb Khan chaired a Progress Review meeting on PSDP Plus here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Secretary Planning Mathar Niaz rana, CEO PPP Authority Malik Ahamd,, Provincial Chief Secretaries, representative from PM Office and senior officials of the ...


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Welfare of people of Balochistan and Socio-Economic Development of the Province is among top priorities of the government.

10 August 2020

The Inaugural meeting of Oversight Committee on federal funded PSDP projects of Balochistan held in Islamabad on Monday. The convener of the committee MNA Khalid Hussain Magsi and members of the committee MNA Nawabzada Shazain Bugti, MNA Mir Khan Muhammad Jamali, MNA Salahuddin Ayubi , MNA Mohm...


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CDWP Approved 04 projects worth Rs. 16.112 Billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 44.172 Billion to ECNEC:

6 August 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 04 projects worth Rs.16.112 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 44.172 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Additional Secretary Planning...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss various issues related to development work in the Province of Baluchistan.

5 August 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss various issues related to development work in the Province of Baluchistan here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Minister for Maritime Affairs, Minister for Water Resources, Minister for Industri...


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A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday.

30 July 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Cabinet Committee on Energy reviewed the implementation status of the cabinet decisions on energ...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کوبلوچستان کے آبی منصوبوں میں پیش رفت اور نولنگ ڈیم ہر خصوصی بریفنگ دی گئی

29 July 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کوبلوچستان کے آبی منصوبوں میں پیش رفت اور نولنگ ڈیم ہر خصوصی بریفنگ دی گئی بریفنگ میں ڈپٹی چئیرمین...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت پنجاب میں کوویڈ -19 کی موجودہ صورتحا ل اور پی ایس ڈی پی کے تحت پنجاب کے دس اضلاع میں زجہ و بچہ اور ٹیچنگ ہسپتالوں کی تعمیر اور اپ گریڈیشن کے حوالے سے اسلام آباد میں اجلاس ہوا

29 July 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت پنجاب میں کوویڈ -19 کی موجودہ صورتحا ل اور پی ایس ڈی پی کے تحت پنجاب کے دس اضلاع میں زجہ و ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss the issues of Provincial Finance Commission.

23 July 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss the issues of Provincial Finance Commission here in Islamabad on Thursday. Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, KP Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra, Secretary Planning...


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وزارت منصوبہ بندی، ترقی وخصوصی اقدامات نے ٹین بلین ٹری سونامی پروگرام فیز – ون کیلئے رواں مالی سال کے سرکاری شعبہ کے ترقیاتی پروگرام کے لیے مختص 4.9 ارب روپے میں سے 2450 ملین روپے (50 فیصد) دینے کی سفارش کی ہے

22 July 2020

وزارت منصوبہ بندی، ترقی وخصوصی اقدامات نے ٹین بلین ٹری سونامی پروگرام فیز – ون کیلئے رواں مالی سال کے سرکاری شعبہ کے ترقیاتی پروگرام کے لیے مختص 4.9 ارب روپے می...


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Planning Commission to provide Rs 70 Billion for National COVID19 Programs

22 July 2020

Planning Commission to provide Rs 70 Billion for National COVID19 Programs Islamabad, Pakistan – Declining daily cases of COVID19 is witnessing an agile Government response as the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission (DCPC) Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan chaired the third high level inter-provinci...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review development projects being undertaken by the Ministry of National Health Services

20 July 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review development projects being undertaken by the Ministry of National Health Services. Special Assistant to PM on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, Secretary Planning, Secretary Health and senior officials pa...


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All research reports prepared by the Ministry must be available on its website for the benefit of researchers, students and policy makers: Mathar Niaz Rana

19 July 2020

Secretary Planning, Mathar Niaz Rana chaired a meeting of senior officers of the Ministry to discuss possible ways for improvement of working conditions of the Ministry here in Islamabad on Sunday. The officers of Economist group and other sections of the Ministry apprised the secretary about f...


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We need to emphasize to simplify procedure for Principle Accounting Officers and Projects Directors: Mathar Niaz Rana

18 July 2020

Secretary Planning, Mathar Niaz Rana chaired a meeting to review Inspection & Monitoring of the Development Projects and Allied Matters here in Islamabad on Saturday. Member Inspection & Monitoring Planning Commission, Member Support Services, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, and senior officials...


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Secretary Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana, visited Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and chaired a meeting on the activities of PBS.

13 July 2020

Secretary Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana, visited Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and chaired a meeting on the activities of PBS and initiatives taken by PBS regarding digital transformation. Mr. Sarwar Gondal, Member Support Services and Resource Management PB...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammed Jehanzeb Khan chaired a meeting to discuss National Education Action Plan for COVID19.

10 July 2020

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammed Jehanzeb Khan chaired a meeting to discuss National Education Action Plan for COVID19. Federal and Provincial secretaries’ education participated and senior officials from Planning Ministry participated in the meeting through video conference. Whi...


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Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting with the Governor Sindh, to discuss matter related to work on on-going projects under Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) in Sindh.

9 July 2020

Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar held a meeting with the Governor Sindh, to discuss matter related to work on on-going projects under Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) in Sindh. During the meeting Federal Minister Asad Umar vowed to complete Prime Mini...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on PM's Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP) for establishing utility stores franchises across Pakistan.

9 July 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on PM's Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP) for establishing utility stores franchises across Pakistan. . The meeting was attended by Mr. Hammad Azhar, Minister for Industries, Muhammad Usman Dar, SAPM on Y...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on Water Supply Project to Islamabad- Rawalpindi from Khanpur Dam.

8 July 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on Water Supply Project to Islamabad- Rawalpindi from Khanpur Dam in Islamabad on Wednesday. Special Assistant to PM on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, and senior officials of CDA, RCB, WAPDA and Ministry ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting to review various Road infrastructure projects under PPP mode.

6 July 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting to review various Road infrastructure projects under PPP mode. Chairman National Highway Authority Capt. Sikkandar Qayyum, Chief Executive Officer PPPA Malik Ahmed Khan and senior officials were present...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting on the initiatives taken by PBS regarding digital transformation and evidence based policy making.

30 June 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired meeting on the initiatives taken by PBS regarding digital transformation and evidence based policy making here on Tuesday. PBS officials briefed the Minister that PBS had actively perused the aim of shifting from ...


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A special meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held here on Monday under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (PDSI) Asad Umar, to review the electricity demand and supply situation in Karachi.

29 June 2020

A special meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held here on Monday under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (PDSI) Asad Umar, to review the electricity demand and supply situation in Karachi and the steps being taken to addres...


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A meeting held at the Planning Commission approved the COVID-19 health emergency response project for which the financing was provided by the AFD (Agency Francaise de Development).

25 June 2020

A meeting held at the Planning Commission approved the COVID-19 health emergency response project for which the financing was provided by the AFD (Agency Francaise de Development). The project was approved at a cost of USD 20 Million. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commi...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review progress on improvements in supply of water in Islamabad, especially in I-8 and I-10 Sectors.

22 June 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review progress on improvements in supply of water in Islamabad, especially in I-8 and I-10 Sectors. Chief Municipal Officer informed the meeting that a number of steps had been taken in recent w...


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Statement of Minister for Planning on K-IV Project

22 June 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives has said that the Federal Government fully stands by its commitments relating to the Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV). Replying to a question relating to Chief Minister Sindh's statement regarding 'wrapping up' of th...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE).

19 June 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) here on Friday. The CCOE was briefed on the power demand and supply situation for Karachi in the next 3-4 years. The Committee approved the proposals relat...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan

18 June 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar met Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan here in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting discussed the progress on mega development projects in the province and especially speedy completion of development projects...


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Federal Government committed to Baluchistan’s development, CDWP approves 07 projects worth Rs. 29.351 Billion: DCPC Jahanzeb Khan

9 June 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan approved 07 projects worth Rs. 29.351 Billion. CDWP also approved 01 concept clearance proposal worth Rs. 2.794 Billion. While chairing the meeting, DCPC said that t...


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Karachi to receive additional 1400 MW by 2023: Asad Umar

8 June 2020

Federal Minister for PDSI Asad Umar chaired a special meeting here on Monday to review the future electricity demand-supply outlook of Karachi, and deliberated upon the possible measures to supply additional electricity to Karachi through the national grid to meet the future requirements. The m...


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CDWP approves 07 projects worth Rs. 19.5 Billion, recommends 02 projects worth Rs. 32.11 to ECNEC

8 June 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan approved 07 projects worth Rs. 19.456 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 32.11 Billion to ECNEC for further approval. CDWP also approved 02 concept cleara...


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CDWP Also Approved 13 projects worth Rs. 36.18 Billion and recommended 04 more projects worth Rs. 184 Billion to ECNEC:

6 June 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Saturday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 13 projects worth Rs.36.18 billion and CDWP recommend US$ 7.2 billion ML-1 project to ECNEC for further approval and also recommended 04 projects wor...


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CCOE approves in principle to import Euro-V compliant diesel and petrol products, minimum efficiency benchmarks for captive power plants Islamabad

4 June 2020

A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held here on Thursday under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (PDSI). The CCOE approved the proposals of the M/o Energy (Petroleum Division) to make imports of diesel and petrol complian...


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A consultative meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) was held in the Planning Commission

4 June 2020

A consultative meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) was held in the Planning Commission on 4th June, 2020. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Jahanzeb Khan chaired the meeting. Federal Ministries, State Bank, Ministry of Finance, provincial and special area governments particip...


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CDWP Approved 07 projects worth Rs. 24 Billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 11.35 Billion to ECNEC:

3 June 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 07 projects worth Rs.24 billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 11.35 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, seni...


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CDWP Approved 06 projects worth Rs. 16.111 Billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 25.226 Billion to ECNEC:

19 May 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 06 projects worth Rs.16.111 billion and recommended 01 project worth Rs. 25.226 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Senior officials from Planning C...


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The 102nd meeting of the National Accounts Committee to review the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives.

18 May 2020

The 102nd meeting of the National Accounts Committee to review the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives. The provisional estimates of the GDP and Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) for the year 2019...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired 7th meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA).

1 May 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired 7th meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA). Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, Secretary Railways, Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Seretary BOI...


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CDWP Approved 03 projects worth Rs. 12.55 Billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 196.6 Billion to ECNEC:

22 April 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 03 projects worth Rs12. 12.55 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 196.6 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafa...


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وفاقی وزیر براۓ منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کا اسلام آباد میں احساس کیش پروگرام سینٹر جی ٹین فور کا اچانک دورہ

16 April 2020

وفاقی وزیر براۓ منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کا اسلام آباد میں احساس کیش پروگرام سینٹر جی ٹین فور کا اچانک دورہ احساس کیش سینٹر پر کیے گئے انتظامات کا جائزہ لیا عوام ک...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) here on Wednesday.

15 April 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) here on Wednesday. Secretary Power Division briefed the Committee about the implementation status of the decisions taken in the last CCOE meeting. The Committ...


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CDWP Approved 03 projects worth Rs. 1.04 billion and recommended 01 Position Paper worth Rs. 175 billion to ECNEC:

15 April 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 03 projects worth Rs. 1.04 billion and recommended 01 Position Paper worth Rs. 20.337 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning ...


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Asad Umar launches Mobile Utility Store Service for relief due to market closures, lockdown

10 April 2020

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar inaugurated the Mobile Utility Store Service (MUSS) here on Friday. Federal Minister Asad Umar said that government is committed to providing relief to vulnerable sections of society amid the Corona pandemic. Due to the closur...


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Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to review the status of progress on the Diamer Basha Dam Project here today.

2 April 2020

Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to review the status of progress on the Diamer Basha Dam Project here today. The Minister was informed that work on Diamer Basha Dam Project was underway and an expenditure of Rs. 99.238 billion has been incurred on th...


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Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) today.

2 April 2020

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) today. On a summary of the Petroleum Division regarding negotiations with LNG terminal companies, the CCOE set up a sub-committee to deliberate the matter and report ...


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CDWP Approved 02 Position Papers worth Rs. 466.264 Million and recommended 04 Position Papers worth Rs. 133 Billion to ECNEC:

30 March 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, considered nine projects and approved 02 Position Papers worth Rs. 466.264 million and recommended 04 Position Papers worth Rs. 133 billion to ECNEC for cons...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کی زیرِ صدارت کورونا وائرس پر اجلاس

30 March 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کی زیرِ صدارت کورونا وائرس پر اجلاس ایم این ایز علی نواز اعوان، راجہ خرم، کمشنر اور ڈی سی اسلام آباد کی شرکت اجلاس میں ا...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت کابینہ کمیٹی برائے توانائی کا اجلاس

27 March 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی اسد عمر کی زیر صدارت کابینہ کمیٹی برائے توانائی کا اجلاس وفاقی وزراء عمر ایوب، علی زیدی، شیخ رشید، معاون خصوصی برائے پٹرولیم ندیم ب...


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A special meeting of Concept Clearance Committee / CDWP was convened to initiate precautionary measures and approve the concept paper of “Pakistan National Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19.

16 March 2020

A special meeting of Concept Clearance Committee / CDWP was convened to initiate precautionary measures and approve the concept paper of “Pakistan National Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19” in Islamabad. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr....


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CDWP Approved 07 projects worth Rs. 12.23 Billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 158.230 Billion to ECNEC:

3 March 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 07 projects worth Rs. 12.23 billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 158.230 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar ...


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Pakistan on track to sustainable growth, eager for future British investments: Asad Umar

2 March 2020

Pakistan on track to sustainable growth, eager for future British investments: Asad Umar UK to explore investment potential in clean energy development, health, and tourism industry in Pakistan: British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner Islamabad, March 2, 2020: British High Commissioner...


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Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Yao Jing called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here today.

21 February 2020

Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Yao Jing called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here today. Secretary Planning and other senior officials were also present in the meeting. Matters relating to CPEC, B2B collaboration between the two countrie...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting here today to discuss the conclusion and outcomes of the recent review of PSDP projects, carried out by the Planning Commission.

18 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting here today to discuss the conclusion and outcomes of the recent review of PSDP projects, carried out by the Planning Commission. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary Planning and other senio...


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The Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Monday chaired a meeting on water supply issues to Islamabad from Khanpur Dam.

17 February 2020

The Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Monday chaired a meeting on water supply issues to Islamabad from Khanpur Dam. The meeting was attended by Mr. Ali Nawaz Awan, SAPM on CDA, Member National Assembly Raja Khurram Nawaz, senior officials of plannin...


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A delegation of Gilgit Baltistan Council led by Mr. Muhammad Asھraf Sada Chairman Standing Committee Gilgit Baltistan Council met with Mr. Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives.

14 February 2020

A delegation of Gilgit Baltistan Council led by Mr. Muhammad Asھraf Sada Chairman Standing Committee Gilgit Baltistan Council met with Mr. Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives here at the Ministry on Thursday. The business delegation enquired about their ...


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Rebuttal on News Item - Dualization of Rawalpindi – Sihala – Kahuta Road.

14 February 2020

An advertisement has been published in certain newspapers which alleges that the Dualization of Rawalpindi – Kahuta Road project got delayed by the Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives. The impression created by the advertisement is contrary to the facts. Rawalpindi – K...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on controlling food inflation here in Islamabad on Friday.

14 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a review meeting on controlling food inflation here in Islamabad on Friday. Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Makhdum Khusru Bakhtyar, Mian Asalm Iqbal Minister for Industries and Trade Pun...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of preparation and processing of PC-I of the ML-I project and the Pakistan Railway Strategic Plan here in Islamabad on Tuesday.

11 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the present status of preparation and processing of PC-I of the ML-I project and the Pakistan Railway Strategic Plan here in Islamabad on Tuesday. Dr. Ishrat Hussain Advisor to the Prime Min...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review IESCO proposals for improvement of electricity infrastructure in Islamabad.

8 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review IESCO proposals for improvement of electricity infrastructure in Islamabad. SAPM Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khurram Nawaz, CEO IESCO and senior officials of Planning Commission were present i...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on Land Record Management Information System of ICT here in Islamabad.

7 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting on Land Record Management Information System of ICT here in Islamabad on Thursday. Special Assistant to PM on CDA Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khuram Nawaz, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, and senior...


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The Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives organized a seminar on “Creating Gainful Employment Opportunities” in the Auditorium of P-Block, Pak Secretariat.

7 February 2020

The Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives organized a seminar on “Creating Gainful Employment Opportunities” in the Auditorium of P-Block, Pak Secretariat. The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan chaired the seminar. The renowned Demographer, Dr. Dur...


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An important meeting was held on Thursday, chaired by Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, in the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives.

7 February 2020

An important meeting was held on Thursday, chaired by Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, in the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives. The meeting was also attended by Member Statistics Mohammad Sarwar Gondal and Joint Secretary Arshad Chaudhry. Department of Statistics decided ...


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Views of Price Statistics Section on the Press Clipping, “Understatement of the Rate of Inflation”

7 February 2020

It has been observed in number of print and electronic news items, which have given the erroneous impression, that inflation has been understated. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) states that the estimates of different researchers regarding inflation figure was around 13%, whereas the actu...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar received Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, for a meeting at the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives.

1 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar received Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, for a meeting at the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives today. Issues related to various development projects were discussed during the ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to address the water shortage issues of Islamabad and Rawalpindi region.

1 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to address the water shortage issues of Islamabad and Rawalpindi region. SAPM on CDA Mr. Ali Nawaz Awan, Mr. Aamir Mahmood Kiyani MNA, and senior officials from federal and provincial governments wer...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to review the progress of foreign financed projects, here today. Minister for Economic Affairs, Secretary Planning, Secretary Economic Affairs and other senior officials participated in the meeting.

1 February 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives chaired a meeting to review the progress of foreign financed projects, here today. Minister for Economic Affairs, Secretary Planning, Secretary Economic Affairs and other senior officials participated in the meeting. The Min...


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CDWP Approved 06 projects worth Rs. 10.3 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 30.86 billion to ECNEC:

30 January 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. CDWP approved 06 projects worth Rs. 10.3 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 30.86 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Ha...


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Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of establishment of Hyderabad University/Institute

30 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of establishment of Hyderabad University/Institute, here on Thursday. Senior officials from HEC and Planning Commission of Pakistan as well as members of National Assembly fro...


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Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board Azfar Manzoor, on behalf of their respective organizations signed the MoU.

24 January 2020

Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board Azfar Manzoor, on behalf of their respective organizations signed the MoU on Thursday here in Islamabad. Under the MoU both organizations agreed to initiate implementation of Intelligent Project Automation System (i...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی و خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زینب کی دوسری برسی کے موقع پر پریس کانفرنس اور زینب کے اہل خانہ کے ساتھ اظہار تعزیت

24 January 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی و خصوصی اقدامات اسد عمر کی زینب کی دوسری برسی کے موقع پر پریس کانفرنس اور زینب کے اہل خانہ کے ساتھ اظہار تعزیت اسد عمر نے کہا ک...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss the Karachi Circular Railway Project here in Islamabad.

23 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to discuss the Karachi Circular Railway Project here in Islamabad on Wednesday. Secretaries of Ministries of Planning, Finance, EAD, Communications and senior officials of Planning Commission particip...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired the 63rd Meeting of the National Logistic Board (NLB) .

23 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives chaired the 63rd Meeting of the National Logistic Board (NLB) here on Wednesday. Director General NLC briefed the participants about the operational, administrative and financial matters of the organization with special emphasis...


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Ms. Androulla Kaminara , Ambassador of the European Union De called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar

17 January 2020

Ms. Androulla Kaminara , Ambassador of the European Union De called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday . The EU Ambassador expressed her wish to contribute to further increase cooperation between the EU and Pakistan and to ...


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Youth specific projects will to be completed on priority under PM’s directions for early execution. Asad Umar

16 January 2020

Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to PM (SAPM) on Youth Affairs briefed Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives here at the Ministry regarding progress on projects initiated under the umbrella of PM Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP). SAPM apprised the Minister ...


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PTI Government is determined to establish four economic zones in all provinces

16 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said that the PTI Government is determined to establish four economic zones in all provinces. He said that the SEZ would enable setting up of joint ventures in manufacturing which would integrate the enterprises from b...


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Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has assured the Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan that the Federal government would provide full support to the development efforts of the government of AJK

10 January 2020

Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has assured the Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan that the Federal government would provide full support to the development efforts of the government of AJK. During a meeting with the Prime Minister ...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiates Asad Umar vowed to complete Karachi package projects expeditiously, aimed at addressing civic and mobility issues being faced by the citizens.

10 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiates Asad Umar vowed to complete Karachi package projects expeditiously, aimed at addressing civic and mobility issues being faced by the citizens. The Minister said this during a meeting with Federal Minister for Information Technolog...


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Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Yao Jing called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar .

10 January 2020

Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Yao Jing called on the Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar here today on Friday. Matters relating to CPEC and economic cooperation between the two countries in general, came under discussion. The Minister expressed ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA)

3 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA). The meeting considered the transaction structures of Public Private Partnership Projects of Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway and ...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the work of Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC) and other allied matters.

3 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the work of Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC) and other allied matters. Shahzad Syed Qasim, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Coordination of Marketing & Development of...


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CDWP Approved 08 projects worth Rs. 13 billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 112.20 billion to ECNEC:

2 January 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 08 projects worth Rs. 13 billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 112.20 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasa...


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The Competent Authority has been pleased to designate Mr. Zafar ul Hasan ,Chief (BS-20) Macro Economic Section, as official spokesperson of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives.

30 December 2019

The Competent Authority has been pleased to designate Mr. Zafar ul Hasan ,Chief (BS-20) Macro Economic Section, as official spokesperson of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives....


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar along with Minster for National Food Security & Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Adviser for Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood and SAPM on Petroleum Nadeem Babar held a meeting with representatives of the fertilizer industry to discuss matters related to the fertilizer supplies and pricing.

24 December 2019

The meeting considered various ways and means to ensure sufficient supplies of the commodities while making the prices of the fertilizer affordable for the farmers. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar said that while the government is providing huge s...


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A delegation of International Finance Corporation headed by Ms. Shabana Khawar, Regional Head of Operations called on the Ministry for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar

20 December 2019

The delegation apprised minister of various initiatives in the private sector which were being supported by the IFC. Mr Moazzam Mekan, Hub Leader PPP Transaction Advisory Services expressed intent of IFC to make further investment in collaboration with the private sector. The minister appreciat...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the demand & supply situation of fertilizers in the country

20 December 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the demand & supply situation of fertilizers in the country. Secretary National Food Security and Research Dr. Muhammad Hashim Popalzai and other senior officials participated in the meeting...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood co-chaired a meeting a meeting to review the status of funding of higher education projects.

6 December 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood co-chaired a meeting a meeting to review the status of funding of higher education projects. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jah...


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Groundbreaking of the first SEZ under the CPEC at Faisalabad be ensured before the end of the calendar year: Asad Umar

28 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has directed that the groundbreaking of the first SEZ under the CPEC at Faisalabad be ensured before the end of the calendar year and necessary work be expedited to achieve groundbreaking of the two more SEZs at Rashak...


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Commenting on the speech on CPEC by a US diplomat, spokesman of the Ministry of Planning and Development has stated that the views are based on wrong analysis and incorrect assessment of the facts.

24 November 2019

Commenting on the speech on CPEC by a US diplomat, spokesman of the Ministry of Planning and Development has stated that the views are based on wrong analysis and incorrect assessment of the facts. Major share of CPEC investment are allocated to energy projects. It is worthwhile to note that a...


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Ongoing phase of CPEC to bring about socio-economic benefits to the people: Asad Umar

22 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Special Initiative Asad Umar has said that ongoing phase of CPEC will bring about socio-economic benefits for the welfare of the people, noting that the bilateral framework agreements has now entered into the second phase with focus on po...


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وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی ترقی و اصلاحات اور اسپیشل انیشیٹیو اسد عمر نے وزارت کا چارج سنبھال لیا ۔

20 November 2019

سیکرٹری پلاننگ ظفر حسن نے وفاقی وزیر اسد عمر کو وفاقی ترقیاتی منصوبوں اور پبلک سیکٹر کے ترقیاتی پروگرام فنڈز جاری رقوم کے حوالے سے بریفنگ دی وفاقی وزیر اسد عمر ک...


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CPEC to help expand industrial base, exports of Pakistan: Khusro

18 November 2019

Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar on Monday said that under China Pakistan Economic Corridor’s (CPEC) next phase, the industrial base of the country would be expanded which would help in increasing the country’s exports. The minister said that China has...


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CDWP Approved 08 projects worth Rs.31.6 billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 195.1 billion to ECNEC:

18 November 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 08 projects worth Rs.31.6 billion and recommended 05 projects worth Rs. 195.1 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Senior officials from federal and ...


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Pakistan endeavoring to promote energy projects at regional level : Makhdum Khusro

14 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that peace in Afghanistan is vital for regional prosperity adding that many development opportunities have been missed due to ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. He stated that political solution to Afghanistan is...


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CRVS is a comprehensive mechanism for collecting information: Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan

12 November 2019

Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan said that the Government of Pakistan recognizes that Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) is a comprehensive mechanism of collecting information on the frequency of occurrence of specified and defined vital events that no oth...


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CPEC a gateway for progress and prosperity for a bright future: Khusro Bakhtyar

5 November 2019

The 9th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) Meeting was held today in Islamabad which was co-chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar and Vice Chairman National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) Ning Jizhe. Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Kh...


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Minister for Planning & Vice Chairman NDRC inaugurate 300 MW Coal Power plant in Gwadar:

4 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar and Vice Chairman National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) Ning Jizhe inaugurated the 300 MW Coal Power Plant during their visit to Gwadar today. Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, senior officials and Chinese deleg...


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Govt. to focus on enhancing productivity by investing more in knowledge economy, education, water resources, and correcting transmission lags: Khusro Bakhtyar

1 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that despite budget constraints, the incumbent government is allocating additional resources for socio-economic uplift of deprived areas through regional equalization programme. He stated that focus is being p...


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Cabinet Committee on CPEC decides to commence financing discussion over ML-1 project with China. Draft Act of CPEC Authority to be presented to Federal cabinet for approval:

1 November 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar chaired Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) here in Islamabad to discuss the agenda and deliberate over the deliverables for upcoming Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting scheduled to be ...


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CDWP Approved 7 Projects of worth Rs. 26.1 billion and Recommended 3 Mega projects of worth Rs. 52.2 Billion to ECNEC:

31 October 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 07 projects worth Rs.26.1 billion and recommended 03 projects worth Rs. 52.2 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Senior officials from federal ...


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Sindh and Punjab’s proposed projects to be incorporated in upcoming JCC under CPEC framework discussed:

31 October 2019

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in Islamabad on Thursday wherein the project financing for Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) came under discussion. The Minister assured that the project will be supported...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کا جمعرات کے روز وزیر اعلی سندھ مراد علی شاہ اور صوبائی وزیر خزانہ پنجاب ہاشم جوان بخت اور صوبائی وزیر صنعت و تجارت پنجاب میاں اسلم سے اسلام آباد میں ملاقات ۔

31 October 2019

سی پیک فریم ورک کے تحت سندھ اور پنجاب کے مجوزہ منصوبوں کو آئندہ جے سی سی میں شامل کیا جائے گا، خسرو بختیار کراچی سرکولر ریلوے منصوبے کی حمایت کی جائے گی تاہم منص...


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Govt. creating opportunities for promotion and streamlining S&T sector: Khusro Bakhtyar

28 October 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is committed to development of science & technology sector while creating new opportunities to drive sustained economic growth. The Minister said this during a meeting with Federal Minis...


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Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway, Northern Bypass & NUST Teaching & Research Hospital projects given go ahead by PPP Authority Board

25 October 2019

The 2nd Board of Directors Meeting of Public Private Partnership Authority, held under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in Islamabad on Friday, gave go ahead to implementing agencies for development of three infrastructure projects ...


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Incumbent government’s economic reform measures to strengthen Pakistan’s economy and boost the investors’ confidence: Khusro Bakhtyar

23 October 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent government’s economic reform measures will strengthen the country’s economy noting that investors confidence is rebounding as the economy takes course corrective measures. Federal Mini...


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وفاقی وزیر براۓ منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کی زیر صدارت پی ایس ڈی پی 20-2019 کے منصوبوں کا جائزہ اجلاس جاری۔

18 October 2019

موجودہ حکومت تندہی سے اپنے ترقیاتی ایجنڈا پر عملدرآمد کر رہی ہے۔ خسرو بختیار ڈی ڈی ڈبلیو پی، سی ڈی ڈبلیو پی اور ایکنک جیسے فورمز کی منصوبوں کو منظور کرنے کے اختی...


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Pak-China need to encourage people-to-people contacts, cultural exchange programs and promotion of tourism: Zafar Hasan

18 October 2019

Secretary Ministry of Planning Zafar Hasan said that the CPEC is progressing satisfactorily and a lot of challenges related to it have been addressed. He said that under the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision we should deepen the people -to -people contacts, cultural exchange programs, promot...


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سیکرٹری پلاننگ ظفر حسن اور این ڈی آر سی کے ڈپٹی ڈائریکٹر جنرل مسٹر گاو جیان کے درمیان پلاننگ سے متعلق جوائنٹ ورکنگ گروپ (جے ڈبلیو جی) کی ویڈیو کانفرنس

18 October 2019

ویڈیو کانفرنس میں پراجیکٹ ڈائریکٹر سی پیک وقار الحسن اور دونوں جانب کے اعلی عہدیداروں کی بات چیت پلاننگ کے جوائینٹ ورکنگ گروپ میں آئل اینڈ گیس ، سیاحت ، ہاوسنگ ...


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CDWP Approved 9 Projects of worth Rs. 40 billion and Recommended 2 Mega projects of worth Rs. 55.5 Billion to ECNEC:

18 October 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 09 projects worth Rs.40 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 55.5billion to ECNEC for consideration. Senior officials from federal and ...


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PM Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to China to further bolster ties between two strategic partners: Khusro Bakhtyar

3 October 2019

Ambassador of China, Mr. Yao Jing, called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China. The two dignitaries expressed confidence that the visit will further strengthen ...


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CDWP approved two projects worth Rs3.9 Billion:

2 October 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 02 projects worth Rs. 3.9 billion in CDWP meeting. Senior officials from federal and provincial governments were also present in the meeting. Tw...


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CPEC projects’ related bottlenecks being resolved on top priority basis: Khusro Bakhtyar

27 September 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mukhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said that the incumbent Government has provided new impetus to accelerate the pace and implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. He underlined that bottlenecks related to CPEC projects being ...


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CDWP recommended Two Mega Projects worth Rs. 25 Billion to ECNEC and approved Five projects of worth Rs.11 Billion:

25 September 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 05 projects worth Rs.11 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs 25 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, sen...


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Government officials should work with integrity and full commitment on the agenda of good governance and public service delivery: Zafar Hasan

23 September 2019

Secretary Planning Developing & Reform Zafar Hasan has said that the government officials should work hard for public welfare. He said that the officers should ensure discipline; only through discipline we can achieve nation building and successes in institutions. He said that being backbone of...


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Indigence resources should be given priority in future energy mix to reduce reliance on imported fuels: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

20 September 2019

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the indigenous resources should be given priority in future energy mix to reduce reliance on imported fuels. He said that integrated development of power and petroleum, natural gas and coal sectors is of ut...


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Apropos news item titled ‘CPEC Shelved?” published in The News in its edition of September 19, 2019 wherein it has been erroneously reported that the work on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is being scrapped or frozen.

19 September 2019

Apropos news item titled ‘CPEC Shelved?” published in The News in its edition of September 19, 2019 wherein it has been erroneously reported that the work on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is being scrapped or frozen. Rather than being shelved, the pace of the flagship proj...


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CDWP Recommended Karachi Urban Mobility Project ( Yellow BRT Corridor) worth Rs. 56 Billion to ECNEC :

3 September 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 07 projects worth Rs.10 billion and recommended 06 projects worth Rs132.5 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Senior officials from federal and p...


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Implementation of ADB funded projects to be expedited. Review of ongoing ADB portfolio to be made every month with relevant stakeholders to fast track the process. Khusro Bakhtyar ADB’s indicative assistance for next three years is $7.5 billion.

29 August 2019

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyarhas said that efforts are underway to expedite the implementation of Asian Development Bank funded projects by streamlining the process to achieve the country’s development strategy and socio-economic goals. He said tha...


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World Bank to disburse around $1.5 billion this financial year as part of its ongoing active program:

29 August 2019

Country Director, World Bank, Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar here in Islamabad on Thursday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan, members Planning Commission and senior officials of the M...


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Joint Working Group on Gwadar appreciates progress in development of Gwadar. 300 MW Coal based power project, Vocational Training Center and Friendship Hospital Ground breaking to be done by November this year. Government attaches top priority to the development of Gwadar:Zafar Hasan

29 August 2019

Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan has said that Gwadar is the jewel of CPEC, and efforts are being made to develop the city on modern lines. He said that Federal government and provincial government of Baluchistan are making all out efforts to complete the CPEC projects as soon as possible. Sec...


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Four Mega Projects worth Rs. 213.20 Billion related to Health and Transport & Communications sectors referred to ECNEC ۔

27 August 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday held under the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan approved 02 projects worth Rs.3.33 billion and recommended 04 projects worth Rs. 213.20 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, ...


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Cabinet Committee on CPEC decides to commence financing discussion over ML-1 project with China.

26 August 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar chaired Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) here in Islamabad to review progress of various projects under CPEC framework. The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rash...


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Federal Minister for Planning Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar held a meeting with Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood

26 August 2019

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar held a meeting with Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood who called on him in Islamabad on Monday. Deputy Chariman Planning Commission Dr. Jahanzeb Khan, Secretary Planning Zafar Hasa...


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شجر کاری وقت کی اہم ضرورت ہے اور آج ہم اس مہم میں جتنا فعال کردار ادا کریں گے۔ ہماری آنے والی نسلوں کا مستقبل اتنا ہی محفوظ اور صحت مند ہو گا، خسرو بختیار

18 August 2019

شجر کاری وقت کی اہم ضرورت ہے اور آج ہم اس مہم میں جتنا فعال کردار ادا کریں گے۔ ہماری آنے والی نسلوں کا مستقبل اتنا ہی محفوظ اور صحت مند ہو گا، خسرو بختیار وفاقی ...


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The News being published/circulated in certain sections of media regarding authorization of PSDP funds during 2019-20.

17 August 2019

This is with reference to news being published/circulated in certain sections of media regarding authorization of PSDP funds during 2019-20. It is stated that Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform has processed all demands received for authorization till 16.08.2019 against PSDP allocatio...


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Minister for Planning appreciated the role of Ministry of Information in adequately highlighting the government’s policies and initiatives as well as disseminating the factual information to the public at large.

17 August 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar held a meeting with SAPM on Information & Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan after the latter called on him in Islamabad on Saturday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan, Secretary Planning Z...


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Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, has been organizing trainings and endeavoring for capacity building of officers of the Government of Pakistan

10 August 2019

The Pakistan Planning and Management Institute (PPMI), a premier training institute under the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, has been organizing trainings and endeavoring for capacity building of officers of the Government of Pakistan as well as provincial and state governments i...


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Three Mega Projects worth Rs. 18 Billion related to Energy sectors referred to ECNEC ۔

7 August 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday, held under the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan approved 12 projects worth Rs.14.5 billion and recommended 03 projects worth Rs.18 billion to ECNEC for consideration. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, seni...


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Govt. committed to facilitate private sector development for sustained economic growth: Makhdum Khusro

31 July 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government is committed to facilitate private sector development in the country for achieving sustained economic growth adding that private sector will be the engine of future growth and deve...


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PLANNING COMMISSION TAKING LEAD ON STRENGTHENING POPULATION STATISTICS

22 July 2019

There is a growing recognition on part of the Government on the need as well as the importance of timely availability of quality and reliable data for guiding the planning process. Prime Minister, Imran Khan in his recent policy statement called for a “National Strategy for the Development of...


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Incumbent Govt. committed to up-gradation of railways infrastructure: Progress on ML-1 Project to be expedited:Makhdum Khusro

18 July 2019

The incumbent Government is committed to upgrade the railways infrastructure to improve its efficiency, freight services and provide quality traveling facilities to commuters. The work on ML-1 project will be expedited which will upgrade the speed and quality of the railway from Karachi to Have...


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Huawei can cooperate in development of IT Sector in Pakistan: Makhdum Khusro Huawei to invest around $100 million in Pakistan this year: Huawei to build up Huawei Pakistan new head office building in Islamabad at a cost of $55 million:

17 July 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, while appreciating Huawei’s continued engagement in Pakistan, said that the leading technological company can support in developing and upgrading IT sector of Pakistan. The Minister was talking to Vice President of ...


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Salient Points of Press Conference

13 July 2019

‘The Present Government stands committed to all the agreements and projects underway in CPEC. It accords highest priority to CPEC and considers it a landmark initiative for harnessing the future economic development of Pakistan’. Khusro Bakhtyar ➢ China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPE...


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World Bank funded projects to be expedited:Makhdum Khusro

12 July 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, while appreciating the contribution of World Bank in socio-economic development of Pakistan, has said the incumbent Government is committed to fast track the various projects being funded by World Bank. The Minister ...


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Pakistan to incentivize investment in export-led industry and import substitution: Khusru Bakhtyar Visiting Chinese business delegation express desire to invest around $1 billion in various sectors in initial phase.

11 July 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government is focusing on promoting export-led industry and import substitution for sustained economic growth. He stated that China can help increase Pakistan’s exports by relocating export...


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Planning Commission gives comparative position of PSDP releases during fiscal years 2017-18 & 2018-19.

9 July 2019

Planning Commission on Tuesday shared comparative position of PSDP releases during the last fiscal year and the year 2017-18. Federal PSDP 2018-19 was initially approved at size of Rs 800 billion which was rationalized and revised at Rs. 675 billion including Rs.144.3 billion as foreign aid com...


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Ministry of Planning Clarifies Western Media Report on CPEC

6 July 2019

Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform clarifies a news article carried by some sections of International media titled “IMF Won't Stop China From Turning Pakistan Into The Next Sri Lanka”, published on 04th July 2019. The article is based on incorrect data and distorted facts. The writ...


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Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Program Phase-1 worth Rs.125 billion recommended to ECNEC.

4 July 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday, held under the chairmanship of Deputy Chairman Planning Commission/Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accorded approval to 08 projects worth Rs. 11 billion and recommended 08 projects worth Rs...


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Industrial and Regional Cooperation to be promoted under CPEC Framework . Free excess granted on export of 313 items. FMD free zone agreement signed with China:Khusru Bakhtyar

21 June 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is now entering into the second phase wherein bilateral cooperation in agriculture and industrial sectors will be enhanced. He stated that cooperation in ind...


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Gwadar to be made a developed smart port city in line with international standards: Gwadar to become a regional hub of trade and business activities: Gwadar City Master Plan to be finalized soon. Khusro Bakhtyar

19 June 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underscored that Gwadar will be transformed into a developed and smart port city of international standards with effective urban strategies. He stated that a robust policy is being devised to turn the coastal city i...


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Work on Eastern Corridor to be expedited: Pace of CPEC projects progressing satisfactorily. Makhdum Khusro

17 June 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar and Ambassador of China Mr. Yao Jing during a meeting here in Islamabad on Monday agreed to expedite the work on Eastern Corridor from Sukkur to Hyderabad in BOT (Build, Operate, and Transfer) mode for its early complet...


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Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government took a major initiative last year by announcing opening of Kartarpur Corridor.

14 June 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government took a major initiative last year by announcing opening of Kartarpur Corridor to provide access to Sikh devotees to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on the request of Mr. Navjot Singh Sidh...


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Committee on Net Hydel Profits deliberate over Technical Sub-Committee Report.

31 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, in his capacity as Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, presided over a meeting of the Committee constituted by CCI to deliberate upon the issue of Net Hydel Profits (NHP) here in Islamabad on Friday. Advisor to CM ...


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Four Mega Projects worth RS. 237.178 Billion related to Education, Energy and Governance sectors referred to ECNEC by CDWP.

31 May 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Friday, held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar approved 04 projects worth Rs. 6.552 billion and recommended 04 projects worth Rs. 237.1...


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Establishing energy & transport corridors to boost regional trade and investment. Uzbek companies can develop production lines in SEZs under CPEC: Khusro Bakhtyar

27 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined that establishing transport and energy corridors will not only enhance regional connectivity but also boost trade and investment. He stated that Uzbek companies can develop production lines in special e...


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Joint Ventures in various areas can boost regional trade and tourism. Khusro Bakhtyar

25 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that joint ventures in various areas can boost regional trade and tourism as well as enhance regional integration. The Minister was talking to Ambassador of Uzbekistan, Mr. Furqat Sidiqov, who called on him...


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Greater connectivity can spur regional economic cooperation. CASA-1000 will help meet energy needs of Pakistan. Khusro Bakhtyar

24 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined that greater connectivity can stimulate regional economic cooperation. He stated that CASA-1000 will help Pakistan meet its energy needs adding that Pakistan attaches great priority to timely completion o...


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Public-private partnership, BOT and other modes to be utilized to enhance the role of private sector in development of country. Makhdum Khusro

24 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that private sector has a critical role to play in the development of a country adding that public-private partnership, BOt and other modes would be utilized to finance infrastructure projects to enhance the ro...


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Rs. 250 billion to be raised in next PSDP through innovative financing. Previous Govt. mismanaged PSDP 2018-19 with a throw-forward of Rs. 2 trillion. Khusro Bakhtyar

23 May 2019

A meeting of the Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) was held today under the chairmanship of Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in which provincial finance ministers, federal secretaries, high level officials from provincial and area governments partici...


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Yellow Line, Karachi Water Supply Project & East Bay Expressway of Gwadar Port recommended to ECNEC.

16 May 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday, held under the chairmanship of Deputy Chairman Planning Commission/Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accorded approval to one project worth Rs. 385.135 million and recommended 04 projects w...


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Extension granted to NCHD & BECS Programs. No lay-offs as per the Govt’s vision. Khusro Bakhtyar

16 May 2019

Planning Commission agreed to grant 6 months’ extension to projects of National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) and Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) subject to approval by the Cabinet. This was agreed upon during a meeting here in Islamabad on Thursday between Federal Minis...


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Govt committed to give due share of Net Hydel Profit to the provinces: Khusro Bakhtyar

15 May 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined that the present Government is committed to give due share of Net Hydel Profit (NHP) to the provinces. The Minister, in his capacity as Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, was chairing a meeting of t...


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Meeting of IMF team visits Planning commission .

3 May 2019

Mr. Ernesto Rigo IMF Mission Chief called on Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hasan to discuss PSDP, CPEC and other aspects of planning including macro-economic policies. Project Director Hassan Daud, Chief Macroeconomic Zafar-ul-Hassan and senior officials of the Ministry were...


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CPEC is a fusion of multiple developments in the global, regional, bilateral and domestic context. After successful completion of early harvest phase we are now entering into second phase with focus on industrial cooperation, trade , agriculture and socio-economic development, says Khusro Bakhtyar

25 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mukhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is now entering into second phase with focus on industrial Cooperation, trade, agriculture and socio-economic development. He said that increase in trade, investment a...


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Establishment of Pak-china business forum may be a good step for improving B2B cooperation between the two countries.

24 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the projects in BOT financing mod may be encouraged especially in eastern corridor under CPEC framework. He appreciated the role of CIDCA and National Development & Reform Commission of China in approval ...


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Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accorded approval to a project worth Rs. 202.412 million and recommended a project worth Rs. 17 billion to ECNEC.

23 April 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Tuesday, under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accorded approval to a project worth Rs. 202.412 million and recommended a project worth Rs. 17 billion to ECNEC. Secretary Plannin...


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Government committed to strengthen intra-country connectivity through road infrastructure development: Makhdum Khusro

22 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the present Government is committed to strengthening intra-country connectivity through road infrastructure development especially in less developed areas. He stated that improved connectivity will generat...


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Development funds being disbursed according to implementation plan: Planning Commission

18 April 2019

The Planning Commission has released Rs 525 billion (78%) of the allocated PSDP during the current fiscal year 2018-19. Out of the total allocated amount of Rs. 675 billion in the PSDP 2019-19, 78% has been released to the ministries/divisions from 1st July, 2018 till April 17, 2019. It i...


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CDWP clears BRT Red Line Project and 500 KV HVDC Transmission System for CASA-1000.

16 April 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday, under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accorded approval to a project worth Rs. 552.708 million and recommended 03 projects worth Rs. 209.5 billion to ECNEC. Secretary P...


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Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan highlighted the government efforts to promote regional connectivity and leveraging CPEC for larger interest of the region.

11 April 2019

Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hasan has said that lots of informal trade is going on between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan which needs to be formalized to benefit the country’s economy. A delegation led by the Country Director Pakistan, Asian Development Bank Yang Xiao...


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Incumbent Government committed to the development of Balochistan. Balochistan to get lion’s share for socio-economic development schemes: Federal Minister

10 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the present Government is committed to the development of Balochistan to harness the province’s true potential and bring it at par with other developed areas of the country. The Minister was talking t...


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PBS Governing Council gives go ahead to rebase the price statistics from FY-2007-8 to FY-2015-16.

8 April 2019

The 17th Meeting of the Governing Council of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, presided over by Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in his capacity as Chairman of the Council, was held today. The Council approved the proposal of rebasing the Consumer Price I...


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B2B cooperation under CPEC kicks off with inaugural meeting of CPEC Business Council..

5 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar along-with Advisor to PM on Commerce, Industry & Textile Abdul Razak Dawood co-chaired the first meeting of the CPEC Business Council here in Islamabad on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Planning said ...


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Agriculture cooperation with China to be enhanced under CPEC: Makhdum Khusro

3 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the present Government is focusing on developing the agriculture sector on modern lines to improve the livelihoods of small farmers and enhance its contribution in the national economy noting that agricul...


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Pak China Agree to continue momentum on CPEC

2 April 2019

Mr. Yao Jing, Chinese Ambassador in Islamabad called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar. The Ambassador appreciated Government of Pakistan’s efforts to fast track the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects particularly the groundbreaking of weste...


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Qatar may benefit from investment potential in tourism, infrastructure and energy sectors: Makhdum Khusro.

1 April 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that tourism, energy and infrastructure sectors of Pakistan offer huge investment potential and Qatar could benefit from investing in these areas. The Minister was talking to a Qatari delegation headed by S...


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Power sector offers huge private and foreign investment potential: Makhdum Khusro

28 March 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that there is a huge potential for private and foreign direct investment in the power value chain including generation, transmission and distribution. He added that the Government is committed to resolve the is...


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The CDWP clears Quetta-Zhob Section of Western Route for approval. Government attaches priority to construction of Western Route and improving socio-economic condition of neglected areas: Makhdum Khusro.

21 March 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday, under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar discussed and recommended to ECNEC for approval of ‘‘Land Acquisition of Kuchlac-Zhob S...


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Pakistan has the potential to increase investment to 25-30% of GDP and grow into a 2 trillion dollar economy in a couple of decades. Mukhdom Khusro Bakhtyar

18 March 2019

The minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdum Khsru Bakhtyar while addressing the Launch of the Report ‘Pakistan@100’ and the Human Capital Summit organized by World Bank at Serena, Islamabad on Monday said that the present government is fast tracking the transformation of social...


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The government is planning to off load some burden from PSDP for commercially viable infrastructure projects by resorting to innovative financing through public private partnership and viability gap financing, The government is also trying to reduce regional inequality through regional equalization strategy: Makhdum Khusru Baklhtyar

18 March 2019

A delegation led by the Director General Central West Asian Department, Asian Development Bank Werner Liepach called on the Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdom Khusru Bakhtyar here on Monday. Member infrastructure, Member Private Sector development and competitiveness, Chief Ma...


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Geo-strategic location of Pakistan offers potential to make the country a hub of regional trade and connectivity. Shared objective of ECO is political stability in Afghanistan. ECO Bank should partner with ADB, AIIB etc for regional infrastructure projects.: Makhdum Khusro

15 March 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that Pakistan’s geo-strategic location offers potential to turn the country into a hub of regional trade and connectivity. He stated that CPEC provides an immense opportunity for strengthening regional integr...


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DG NLC calls on Federal Minister for Planning.

8 March 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that developing inland water transportation network can greatly reduce cost of transporting cargo within the country adding that National Logistics Cell can take initiative in this regard. The Minister said ...


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World Bank can extend cooperation for regional equalization development programme of the Government: Makhdum Khusro

5 March 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the present Government is focusing on equitable development of marginalized regions of the country including Balochistan, South Punjab and merged districts of KPK adding that the World Bank can extend coo...


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Government pursuing regional equalization development strategy. Development of less developed areas including South Punjab and Balochistan to be accorded priority in next PSDP. Presently 19 projects underway in South Punjab under PSDP: Makhdum Khusro

26 February 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government is pursuing a regional equalization development strategy to bring the less developed regions of the country at par with the developed ones. He stated that d...


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Plan envisages an average growth of GDP at 5.4%. Expected outlay will be Rs. 11.750 trillion. Emphasis to be laid on socio-economic development, poverty reduction, job creation, equal development of all regions, industrial and agriculture sector: Makhdum Khusro

22 February 2019

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that 12th Five Year Plan has extensively covered growth, macro stability, expand agriculture production, galvanize agro-business potential, industry and export competitiveness, human resource development, inte...


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The Daily “Express Tribune” has published a news in its paper dated 20th February, 2019 regarding projects approved by the CDWP in its meeting held on 19th February, 2019

21 February 2019

The Daily “Express Tribune” has published a news in its paper dated 20th February, 2019 regarding projects approved by the CDWP in its meeting held on 19th February, 2019. The statement regarding the time extension of projects is misleading and is not reflected in the sense as it was discus...


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Integrated Energy Planning is crucial for Sustainable Development. Competitive bidding to be encouraged for future renewable energy projects: Makhdum Khusro

21 February 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is committed to systematic and cost effective development of energy sector and in this regard is working on integrated energy planning for sustainable development. ...


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سنٹرل ڈویلپمنٹ ورکنگ پارٹی کے اجلاس میں 80 کروڑ 62 لاکھ روپے لاگت کے 4 منصوبے منظور ، جبکہ7 ارب 40 کروڑ روپے لاگت کے 2 منصوبے مزید منظوری کے لیے ایکنک کو بھجوا دیے گیے۔

19 February 2019

سنٹرل ڈویلپمنٹ ورکنگ پارٹی کے اجلاس میں 80 کروڑ 62 لاکھ روپے لاگت کے 4 منصوبے منظور ، جبکہ7 ارب 40 کروڑ روپے لاگت کے 2 منصوبے مزید منظوری کے لیے ایکنک کو بھجوا دیے گی...


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PAK-CHINA TO PREPARE GWADAR FOR FUTURE INVESTMENT

13 February 2019

The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Yao Jing called on Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar here on Wednesday. Matters of mutual interest including progress on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects came under discussion during the meeting. The meet...


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Government of Pakistan Ministry of Planning Development & Reform Government has inaugurated the first ever “Islamabad Deworming Initiative “which will deworm 250,000 children in first phase at all Government Schools in Islamabad out of the 570,000 children aged between 5-15 who are at risk of infection with intestinal worms. Kanwal Shauzab

30 January 2019

Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Planning Development & Reform Kanwal Shauzab said that Prime minster of Pakistan in his first speech to the nation expressed serious concerns on high prevalence of stunting among children and intestinal worm infestation is one of the major reasons. She sa...


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Government to foster innovations and reforms in public sector to make it more efficient: SDGs given major focus in 12th five year plan: Makhdum Khusro

30 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is devising a strategy to foster innovations and reforms in public sector entities to make them more efficient and productive. He further stated that major focus has ...


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Government to pursue regional equalization development strategy: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

29 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government will accord priority to equal development of all areas of the country as part of national development strategy. He stated that regional equalization devel...


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Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said that uplift of the less developed regions would be ensured through a Pakistan’s regional equalization development plan.

28 January 2019

Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said that uplift of the less developed regions would be ensured through a Pakistan’s regional equalization development plan. He expressed these views in a meeting with Taimur Saleemm Khan Jhagra, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mini...


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Provision of Clean Drinking Water for Major Urban Cities to be Part of our Development Strategy. Major Transport Projects of Karachi to be accorded priority: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

28 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that providing clean drinking water to major urban cities will be made a part of development strategy to address the needs of the people in view of fast urban growth. He further stated that the Government is...


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Govt committed to extend high speed internet services to GB & AJK: Makhdum Khusro

28 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is committed to extend high speed internet services of 3G & 4G to Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir regions to improve land based communications. The Mini...


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Effective Utilization of space technologies and sciences to contribute to socio-economic uplift of the country: Makhdum Khusro

24 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Statistics Division Makhdum khusro Bakhtyar has emphasized that effective utilization of space sciences and technologies can play an important role in socio-economic development of the country. He underlined that geospatial technologies an...


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Special emphasis to be laid on developing agriculture sector in next five year plan.

22 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that special emphasis will be laid on developing and modernizing agriculture sector in the next five year plan. He stated that both short and long term strategies will be devised in consu...


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Gwadar to be made a modern port city as per international standards: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

21 January 2019

The Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar chaired a meeting to review progress on the Gwadar City Master Plan project here on Monday. The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Maritimes Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Commander Southern Command, Gen...


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Economic zones’ operation to reduce trade deficit: Khusro

20 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning & Development and Reforms Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said on Sunday that trade deficit of $ 9 billion would be reduced with the operation of all the four economic zones of the country. Briefing media at Press Information Department regional office, he disclose...


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Previous Government missed all targets set in 11th five year plan. Core objective of 12th Five Year Plan is to create 10 million jobs in 5 years and enhance sustainability of the economic growth through building fundamentals: Makhdum Khusro.

16 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the previous government missed all targets set in 11th five year plan adding that the performance remained off-track during the plan period. The Minister was talking to a group o...


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Pakistan, China agree to make 2019 a Year of Ecnomic Cooperation under CPEC

15 January 2019

Mr. Yao Jing, the Chinese Ambassador at Islamabad called on Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform here on Tuesday. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including progress on China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects came under discussion. Ambassador Y...


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Automation of data a must for authentic and reliable economic statistics for better policy making. Disability category to be included in Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement (PSLM) questionnaire for district level survey : Makhdum Khusro.

15 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined the need for devising a strategy for automation of data collection in order to have authentic economic statistics for better policy making The Minister, who also holds the additio...


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Review Meeting on Labour Employment & Skill Development of 12thFiveYearsPlan

14 January 2019

A meeting was held here in the Ministry of Planning Development and Reform to review “Labour Employment & Skill Development” of 12thFiveYearsPlan which was attended by the senior officials of the Ministry of PD&R and also by the respective dignitaries of PBS, NAVTTC, OPF, Bureau of immigrat...


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Opposition making baseless propaganda over price hike and inflation. Inflation only increased negligibly by 0.4 percentage points in the first 5 months of PTI’s Government as compared to increase of 11.2 and 4 percentage points during the same period of PPP and PML-N tenures respectively

10 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the opposition is make baseless propaganda over price hike and inflation whereas inflation was far higher during the first financial year of previous governments. The Minister al...


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Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has recommended 3 mega projects to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for its final approval. The projects include Emergency plan for Polio Eradication of US $986 million dollar , Nai Gaj Dam worth Rs 46.5 billion and Punjab police integrated command, control and communication worth RS 17520.408 million .

10 January 2019

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has recommended 3 mega projects to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for its final approval. The projects include Emergency plan for Polio Eradication of US $986 million dollar , Nai Gaj Dam worth Rs 46.5 billion and Punjab poli...


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Government intends to continue enhancing health budget to achieve universal health coverage: Khusro Bakhtyar

8 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government intends to continue enhancing health budget to achieve universal health coverage which is manifestation of its commitment to pursue pro-poor health approach and provide...


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Holistic Strategy being devised to guard marginalised sections against inflationary pressures: Makhdum Khusro.

8 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is devising a holistic strategy to guard the marginalized sections of society against inflationary pressures. He stated that general consumers will be empowered by keep...


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Effective monitoring and implementation of prices to check hoarding and profiteering: Khusro Bakhtyar

7 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is committed to providing relief to marginalized sections of the society through checking profiteering and hoarding and effective monitoring and implementation of price...


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12th Five Year Plan to contribute to real economic growth. Makhdum Khusro

7 January 2019

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform & Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined that the 12th Five Year Plan should contribute to real economic growth covering all aspects for attaining sustained economic growth. The Minister was chairing a meeting on 12th ...


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100% Polio Eradication Needs a Holistic Action Plan: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

3 January 2019

Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar presided a meeting of Central Development Working Party (CDWP) here on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Members of Planning Commission and officia...


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Ministry of Planning clarifies a news article on CPEC Debt

26 December 2018

Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms clarified a news article regarding CPEC debt, published in a section of press on 26th December 2018. The article is based on incorrect information, baseless assumptions and biased analysis. It is hereby clarified that China Pakistan Economic Corri...


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Makhdum Khusro calls for focusing on technology driven knowledge based economy.

26 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined the need for transforming Pakistan from agriculture base to technology driven knowledge based economy to compete at international level. He emphasized upon promotion of science and technology that can p...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کا چینی ڈیویلپمنٹ ریسرچ سنٹر آف سٹیٹ کونسل کا دورہ

21 December 2018

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار نے کہاہے کہ پائیدار معاشی ترقی یقینی بنانے کیلئے اقتصادی زونز کے قیام کیلئے کوششیں جاری ہیں، گوادر ...


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CPEC 8th JCC Sets New Targets For China Pakistan Economic Cooperation: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

21 December 2018

Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that 8th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) has set new targets for Pak-China cooperation, leading CPEC towards becoming a true economic corridor with multiple doors. He expressed these views here on Friday after co...


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CPEC 8th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) Meeting Held In Beijing, China

20 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has reiterated Pakistan’s firm commitment to CPEC which he termed as the heart and soul of Pakistan-China economic cooperation. Mr. Bakhtyar made these remarks in Beijing at the 8th meeting of the CPEC JCC which he co-chaired with Chin...


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Minister Planning Asks For A Long-Term Partnership With Financial Institutions And Chinese Firms

19 December 2018

Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R), Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has invited Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Chinese corporate leaders to forge a sustainable long-term partnership with Pakistan aimed at financing projects that contribute to overall economic growth of ...


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وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کی آل چائنہ فیڈریشن آف ٹریڈ یونینز کے وائس چیرمین جیانگ کوینگ پنگ سے ملاقات

18 December 2018

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کی آل چائنہ فیڈریشن آف ٹریڈ یونینز کے وائس چیرمین جیانگ کوینگ پنگ سے ملاقات ملاقات میں پاک چین ورکر...


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China's EXIM Bank Vowed To Continue Partnership With Pakistan

18 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar along with a high-level delegation has arrived Beijing, China on Tuesday to participate in 8th meeting of China Pakistan Economic Corrdior's Joint Coordination Committee (JCC), scheduled to be held on December 20. T...


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Development of Balochistan is key priority of the Government: Makdum Khusro Bakhtyar

13 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R) Makdum Khusro Bakhtyar met Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan at Balochistan House here on Thursday. Senators and Members National Assembly from Balochistan were also present on the occasion. Both the leaders discussed prep...


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12th Year Five Plan to set pace for knowledge based economy: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

13 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has stressed that the 12th Five Year Plan should set pace for an emerging and prosperous Pakistan through a knowledge based economy and a clear roadmap of future initiatives. The Minister said this while chairing a m...


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Agriculture cooperation to be expanded under CPEC: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

12 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the Government is committed to promote agriculture sector adding that agriculture cooperation will be expanded between Pakistan and China under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Federal Minister was...


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Completion of Development projects to be expedited: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

12 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the government is committed to expedite the completion of ongoing development projects across the country for sustained economic growth. He stated that completion of projects will benefit the people in t...


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حکومت ادارہ جاتی اصلاحات کے ذریعے تمام اداروں کو مضبوط بنیادوں پر استوار کرنے کے لئے پر عزم ہے جس سے تمام ادارے ملکی معاشی اور سماجی ترقی میں اپنا کردار ادا کرسکیں گے، وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار کاکانفرنس سے خطاب

12 December 2018

وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی، ترقی و اصلاحات مخدوم خسرو بختیار نے کہا ہے کہ حکومت ادارہ جاتی اصلاحات کے ذریعے تمام اداروں کو مضبوط بنیادوں پر استوار کرنے کے لئے پر عزم ہ...


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Minister for Planning instructs for utility provision to CPEC Economic Zone at Rashkai

11 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform chaired a meeting to review progress on Pak-China Industrial Cooperation here on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Project Director CPEC Hassan Daud, officials from Board of Investment, Ministry of Energy and...


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Ministry of Planning clarifies news article on Western Route

8 December 2018

The Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform has clarified a news article “Western route not part of CPEC, says BAP leader,” published in a section of the press. The statement is completely incorrect, baseless and wrongly attributed to the Minister for Planning, Development & Reform. Mi...


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Government committed to provide conducive environment to local construction industries to stimulate economic revival: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

7 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has underlined that the PTI-led Government is undertaking various measures to provide conducive and friendly environment to local industries enabling them to grow and enhance their capacity to boost the national economy...


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Governance and Civil Service Reforms are need of the hour: Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

7 December 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has emphasized that governance and civil service reforms are need of the hour and for this purpose holistic approach should be adopted to make the reforms sustainable and productive. The minister expressed these vi...


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Central Development Working Party has approved 3 development projects worth Rs 3.17 billion.

30 November 2018

Central Development Working Party has approved 3 development projects worth Rs 3.17 billion and 1 mega projects valuing Rs 4.06 billion was referred to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for its final approval. Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform & Dep...


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Development in Afghanistan is development for Pakistan: Federal Minister

27 November 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that Pakistan is committed to make meaningful contribution in the reconstruction and rehabilitation effort of Afghanistan by carrying out various development activities in the country. The Minister stated that ...


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Pak-China express resolve to further strengthen cooperation and expand CPEC

26 November 2018

Minister for Planning, Development & Reform, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar called on Ambassador Yao Jing at Chinese Embassy, Islamabad and condemned the attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi. Both sides expressed their resolve to further strengthen and expand Pak-China Cooperation. Minister said P...


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ملک بھر میں انفراسٹرکچر کی ترقی اور اپ گریڈیشن کیلۓ ایک جامع حکمت عملی تیار کرنے کی ضرورت ھے۔ مخدوم خسرو

23 November 2018

وفاقی وزیر کی زیر صدارت سی پیک فریم ورک اور پی ایس ڈی پی کے تحت انفراسٹرکچر منصوبوں کا جائزہ لینے کیلۓ اسلام آباد میں اجلاس۔ اجلاس میں سیکرٹری پلاننگ ظفر حسن، سی...


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Minister for Planning stresses on devising holistic strategy for developing infrastructure.

23 November 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum khusro Bakhtyar has emphasised the need for devising a holistic strategy for developing and upgrading infrastructure across the country and fill connectivity gaps for sustained national growth. The Minister was chairing a meeting to d...


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France may invest in clean energy production and tourism sector: Federal Minister:

22 November 2018

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum khusro Bakhtyar has said that France is an important development partner of Pakistan and appreciated the role of French Development Agency (AFD) for launching various development initiatives in Pakistan. The Minister was talking to...


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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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