BUREAU REPORT

  • TPESHAWAR  -   The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries will be part of the 28th edition of the Special Games to be organised in Peshawar next year. DG Sports KP Asfandyar Khattak said this while quoting Senior Minister for Sports, Tourism, Youth Affairs and ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -    The Accountability Court on Friday convicted Sher Jan and Zahid Ullah and awarded three-year rigorous imprisonment each and fine of Rs1.9 million and Rs7.3million respectively in Modaraba scam. As per details, Sher Jan, son of Rabnawaz, and Zahidullah, son of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR   -  Kohat Textile Mills Limited Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Asad Saifullah Khan has called for easing of doing business to attract investment and generate employment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Talking to the media at his residence, he appreciated the Industrial Policy 2016 of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and Federal Minister for Power Umar Ayub Khan co-chaired a meeting in the Chief Minister Secretariat that decided to the launch infrastructure projects in the small cities and develop the existing infrastructure in the big cities throughout ...

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  • TPESHAWAR   -   A delegation of World Food Programme of United Nations, led by Deputy Country Director Ms Catrien Ghoos, called on Adviser to Chief Minister on Merged Districts and spokesperson of provincial government Ajmal Wazir at his office at CM secretariat here on ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Noor Zaman clinched the trophy after defeating Asad Ullah in the final of the All Pakistan National Junior Open Squash Championship played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Saturday. Secretary Irrigation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Daud Khan was the chief guest on this occasion while ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Board of Directors of the Bank of Khyber (BoK) has approved the quarterly results for the 3rd quarter that ended September 30, 2018. The meeting was chaired by Dr Shahzad Khan Bangash, additional chief secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and chairman BOK Board of Directors. ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - World Bank has agreed to extend its financial support in energy sector of KP by constructing three hydropower projects in districts Upper Dir and Swat. The projects would attract heavy investment in KP as well as creating new job opportunities for the province. These power projects will ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - For the first time in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the 1st Women Twenty20 Cricket Super League 2018 will be commencing from October 26 here at Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium. This was stated by Director Operation Syed Saqlain Shah while briefing the media men here at Sports Arena on ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The industries of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are finding survival difficult due to a lack of interest on part of the government in helping them overcome their issues, said Zarak Khattak, president Industrialists’ Association Peshawar (IAP). In a press release issued here on Thursday, it ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday held an assurance to civil servants that they will be protected from political interference and merit will be ensured in appointments. Addressing civil servants here, the prime minister pointed out that political interference over the years ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  The PTI-led new government has been urged to focus on Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for economic development of the country. Talking to media, Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) former vice president Adnan Jalil has termed the SME ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Acting Governor and Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani has announced construction of international-standard sports complex on the extra land of Commissioner House in Abbottabad with the cost of Rs 300 million. Ghani said that according to the vision of Imran Khan, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) established Regional Business Coordination (RBC) Office at Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) to facilitate visiting SMEs to the trade body. The office was inaugurated by Smeda CEO Sher Ayub Khan in a simple but ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Chitral has once again clinched the Shandur Polo Festival trophy after defeating Gilgit-Baltistan by 10-5 in a one-sided final played at the world’s highest polo ground in Shandur valley. Inspector General of Frontier Corps Major General Waseem Ashraf was the chief guest on this ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) has crossed its revenue collection target of Rs11billion for the financial year-2018 and collected Rs04 billion for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government during four months (April-July) for the outgoing FY year. The authority collected Rs01 ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Businessman Panel has condemned the shifting of the Regional Office of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and the appointment of a coordinator to run its affairs as the violation of rules of the apex trade body. The president of the FPCCI has ordered the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa apex committee has expressed satisfaction over the gradual improvement in the law and order situation. The top body meeting held at Governor’s House Peshawar on Thursday was attended by the KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Chief Minister Parvez Khattak, Corps ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The National Accountability Bureau Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has authorised several inquiries against employees of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company, the TESCO, the Municipal Corporation Peshawar, and the C&W and the local government departments of Lower Dir District for corruption and ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Food Authority on Friday imposed heavy fine on Saqib Banaspati Ghee Mill, Peshawar and Kaghan Bakers over unhygienic conditions. On the special directives of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Food Authority Director General Riaz Mahsud, special teams deployed across the province, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government through KP-EZDMC has submitted proposal on Comprehensive Special Economic Zone to Federal Board of Investment. The proposal reaffirms and re-iterates government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's position on the inclusion of SEZs in the CPEC Framework. The position ...

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  • TPESHAWAR: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) and Small Industries Development Board (SIDB) have joined hands for running of the Women Business Development Centre (WBDC), Saidu Sharif, Swat for the growth and development of the women entrepreneurs in the area. In this ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Industrialists’ Association Peshawar (IAP) President Zarak Khattak has criticized the provincial government for not implementing Industrial Policy announcing in 2015. A press release on Thursday said that FPCCI out-going president Ghazanfar Bilour formally handed over the IAP ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Qaumi Watan Party Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has out-rightly rejected the delimitation of constituencies, adding it will create a lot of problems for the people and the political parties. Sherpao said that it would also create hurdles in the smooth holding of general ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Adviser to Prime Minister and Provincial President of PML-N, Ameer Muqam has said that fake NOC of Banigala has exposed the true face of Imran Khan who was indulged in the habit of misleading the public for his political objectives. Talking to various delegations here, he said that the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR -  A convoy of beautifully-decorated jeeps on Saturday departed to participate in the “Jeep Rally” in Cholistan Desert of the Punjab. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Deputy Speaker Mehr Taj Roghani departed the participants of the jeep rally at a ceremony, held in connection ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Ministry of Commerce will open commercial offices in five more African countries and will provide additional duty drawback on exports to Africa. This was informed by Maria Kazi, joint secretary of Ministry of Commerce, during Look Africa Trade Forum that was organised at Sarhad ...

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  • T PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday took notice of the alleged assault on doctors by Mardan Nazim Himayatullah Mayar after the death of a patient in a hospital due to doctors’ alleged negligence. Mardan Nazim Himayat Mayar was shown in a video in which ...

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  • TChief Minister (CM) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak, on Tuesday took notice of the alleged assault on doctors by Mardan Nazim Himayatullah Mayar after the death of a patient in a hospital due to doctors’ alleged negligence. Mardan Nazim Himayat Mayar was shown in a video in which he was ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Awami National Party Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chapter President Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has condemned the PTI for “a phase-wise cut of Rs80 billion in the development budget and failure in protecting the rights of the province.” He was addressing a public meeting at Bachayee ...

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