The Punjab Public Health Engineering and Local Government Departments have started to prepare a comprehensive rehabilitation plan for the improvement of public water supply schemes based on PCRWR data of diagnostic survey…
UNISEF on Friday said in 2010 its internal financial oversight system uncovered irregularities in a school rehabilitation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It immediately froze funds to the project and launched a series…
Mohammad Amir must go through a process of rehabilitation, including educating himself and others about the perils of corruption, and not focus on the reduction of the ban imposed on him by…
Brick lining and rehabilitation of canals is underway with an amount of Rs9 billion in six districts of the province under Punjab Irrigation System Improvement Project. This was informed during annual development…
President Asif Ali Zardari personally monitored progress of relief and rehabilitation measures in Umar Kot, Thatta and Tando Allahyar districts of Sindh through video conference facility set up in the Bilawal House…
Sindh Chief Secretary Raja Muhammad Abbas on Wednesday directed the provincial Rehabilitation Department to speed up implementation on phase-II of relief activities for the flood survivors, displaced more than a year ago…
MURIDKE – Federal Minister for Communications Dr Arbab Alamgir Khan has directed the National Highway Authority (NHA) to carry out rehabilitation of Madayan-Kalam section of N-95 on top priority basis. He said the residents of Swat were facing difficulties due to the damaged road and added that quick steps should be taken to revive the road.
He was accompanied by NHA Chairman Muhammad Junaid, Peshawar NHA General Manager (GM) Yusuf Ali and senior officers of the Ministry of
LAHORE – The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has handed over possession of 40 newly constructed houses in Basti Manchara Mohna in Layyah District to those displaced by the floods. The Rs 5.0 million Basti Manchra Mohana project was executed in line with a pledge made by the body to the Punjab chief minister. The LCCI Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad handed over possession documents and the keys of the newly built houses at a ceremony in the locality.
KARACHI – Sindh would be acquiring an urgent loan of at least $405 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for immediate rehabilitation of the Indus dykes that were adversely damaged by the worst-ever floods in the province. This was stated by Chief Minister’s Adviser on Planning and Development (P&D) Kaiser Bengali at a press conference held at the committee room of the P&D Department on Thursday. With the approval of the federal government, the funds of $405 million would be
KARACHI – Sindh Chief Secretary Sindh Ghulam Ali Shah Pasha advised district coordination officers (DCOs) on Saturday to expedite the rehabilitation process of the flood survivors in the affected districts.
He also asked DCOS to ensure that no outsiders or influential people avail the benefits meant for the flood survivors. The chief secretary was addressing a meeting at the Sindh Secretariat. Rehabilitation Minister Muzaffar Ali Shujra, Adviser to Chief Minister on Planning and
KARACHI – Civil society activists on Thursday termed foreign debt a political issue rather than an economical one that is used as a tool for domination over the poor country.
Delivering presentations at a seminar titled ‘Debt Cancellation for Rehabilitation,’ organised by the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) in collaboration with Oxfam, the speakers demanded the cancellation of debts to help flood survivors. The seminar was a part of series of a debt cancellation campaign.
LAHORE – Plan Pakistan and Punjab School Education Department have entered into an agreement for the provision of adequate financial, human resource and material support to rehabilitate 400 affected primary schools in riverine areas of Layyah,
Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur districts. School Education Department Punjab Secretary Aslam Kamboh and Plan Pakistan Country Director Haider W Yaqub signed the MOU at the Civil Secretariat on Tuesday.
The project shall be implemented