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Cabinet okays TAPI gas project

Cabinet okays TAPI gas project

The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline in pursuance of a policy to get the country out its energy crisis.
Briefing reporters at the Governor’s House after the cabinet meeting, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira said, “The project would be unaffected even if India backs out.”
Kaira said Pakistan took Iran into confidence at a time when the world had reservations about it.

Ukraine ready to discuss gas project with Russia

Ukraine is ready to discuss with Russia a joint venture between their state-run energy companies to exploit Russian gas fields, but it still rules out a merger of the two companies, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Monday.
A press spokesman quoted Prime Minister Azarov as making his comments ahead of a visit to Kiev by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin when Ukraine is expected to call for Moscow to lower the price of Russian gas. Moscow has said it

‘Cleaning-up Streams’ project unsuccessful since 3 years

Only two steams cleaned so far
CDA unsuccessful in planning a pollution control strategy effectively
Water polluted by the disposal of household garbage, municipal and industrial waste and cow dung by residents of shanty housing areas.
Due to the unconcerned attitude of capital city developers, the vital project to clean-up streams, started by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) years ago has hit great obstacles.
The Pakistan Environment

Pilot project of 20 telecentres to be launched this month

KARACHI: The Universal Service Fund (USF) has devised a pilot project of 20 telecentres that would be launched this month across the country on an experimental basis after the USF’s budget is approved in its board meeting.
Each province will have four equally distributed telecentres, and after their successful piloting, the approved model would be replicated in some 400 to 500 telecentres at the next level of this grand project.
“One telecentre will cost around Rs 0.1

CM shelves Metro Train Project

After scrapping the Sasti Roti scheme, the Punjab government has shelved the metro train project called the Lahore Rapid Mass Transit System (LRMTS) in order to divert Rs 5.2 billion allocated for the project to the rehabilitation of the flood affectees, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The metro train was supposed to run through different areas of the city in order to minimise the load on public transport routes, reduce the dependency on road vehicles, facilitate safe and

Punjab govt’s Model Villages project likely to fail

The Punjab government has pledges for the construction of only 1,346 houses from various donors against its plans of building over than 20,000 houses under the Model Villages project.
Data available with Pakistan Today revealed that only seven percent of the houses could be constructed in accordance with the pledges made by various donors. The government would need Rs 6 billion to construct 204 model villages. However, neither does the government have the funds for