Launch of Tele-ICU project in Balochistan with support from UNDP, UNFPA and Government of Balochistan and partners

Project will enable critical care specialists to provide virtual advice to public and private intensive care units (ICUs) across Pakistan Quetta: With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Health Services Academy, the Ministry of Health and Health Department & Government of… Continue reading

Special Economic Zone to be set up in Balochistan Corps Commander visits LCCI

KARACHI: The Corps Commander, Balochistan, Lt. Gen. Muhammad Waseem Ashraf HI (M), has fully supported the plan of setting up a Special economic Zone (SEZ) at Hub, Balochistan for creating new opportunities of economic and industrial activities besides providing employment to the people of the province. He was speaking to… Continue reading

CPHGC Honoured for CSR Work in Balochistan

KARACHI: China Power Hub Generation Company (Pvt.) Ltd was recognized for its outstanding commitment to local communities in Hub, Lasbella, Balochistan through sustainable CSR initiatives, at the recently held 12th CSR Summit 2020, in Islamabad. Honourable Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Malik Amin Aslam, Advisor to… Continue reading

PPL discovers gas in Balochistan

KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) the operator of Margand Block (2866-4) with 100 percent working interest has made a hydrocarbons discovery from its 1st exploratory well Margand X-1 in the block. It is located in District Kalat, Balochistan Province. Margand X-1 was spud on 30 June 2019 and reached a… Continue reading

FPCCI to hold Investment Conference in Balochistan

KARACHI: FPCCI will hold an Investment Conference in Balochistan with the support of Balochistan government. This was decided in a meeting Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President FPCCI had with Mir Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan at Quetta. The objective of Investment Conference is to explore the opportunities of investment… Continue reading

Why does shifting of SBP departments to Lahore invite opposition?

Some might say that a well crafted conspiracy is at work, which may create sense of deprivation among provinces. The shifting of departments of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to Lahore has already invited strict opposition, as this plan does not make any sense and masses including the business and… Continue reading

Sabotaging CPEC Rise in incidents of terrorism feared in Balochistan

KARACHI: 97 Pakistani lost their lives and over hundred sustained injuries in a planned attack by terrorists on Monday morning at the entrance of emergency ward of Civil Hospital Quetta. The attack was coordinated and orchestrated as in the first incident President, Balochistan Bar Association (bba) Bilal Anwar Kasi was… Continue reading

Security of CPEC: Military likely to get police powers

KARACHI: The Military leadership is very much concerned about the success of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and the federal as well as provincial governments are likely to accord powers of police to the military for the security of this project of national importance. Since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is out… Continue reading

Punjab and Sindh govts abolish Entertainment tax

KARACHI: The provincial governments of Punjab and Sindh have totally abolished the Entertainment Tax for the new Cinemas as the new comers like Cinepax, which are growing rapidly in both the provinces, said Hashim Raza Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Cinepax. The government has abolished the Entertainment Tax in 2009 for… Continue reading