After Torkham , a transit trade was inaugurated for the first time at Ghulam Khan border in the tribal district of North Waziristan . After the transit trade , the Ghulam Khan border will be traded to Central Asia . After Ghulam Khan border was opened , two vehicles of the transit trade arrived from Karachi . Khan Departed to Kabul at the border .
In the opening ceremony was attended by Minister Relief Iqbal Waziristan , Provincial Minister for Transport Shah Muhammad , Deputy Commissioner North Waziristan and Tribal leaders .
The launch of transit trade at Ghulam Khan border will become a source of economic prosperity for Waziristan and Pak Afghan . N further to bilateral trade thousand local people will get employment opportunities through transit trade at Ghulam Khan border .
DOLSAR Engineering Inc. Co. has signed a new contract to provide Consultancy Services for Preparing Kurram Tangi Integrated Water Resources Development Project in Pakistan.
Main project components include a 98-meter-high concrete faced rockfill dam located across the Kurram River in North Waziristan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province, three hydroelectric powerhouses with combined installed capacity of 65MW, two diversion weirs,
Thal irrigation canal and remodeling of the existing Civil/Kankot and Marwat/Right Bank irrigation canals. Combined, these canals were envisaged to cover a total cultivable command area of 140,000 ha. The project is financed by the Asian Development Bank.
Jaggran-I Hydropower Project is operational since October 2000 with 05 Pelton Turbines and providing electricity to Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) through 132 KV Muzaffarabad Grid Station.
There are total 06 Hydropower Projects proposed on Jaggran Nullah. Jaggran-I is completed while Jaggran-II is about to complete. Jaggran-III is at the EPC stage reportedly while Saudi Arabia to fund Jaggran-IV which shall be started by the end of 2022.
Out of 06 projects, Jagran I, II & IV are under public sector whereas, the Jagran– III hydropower project will be a private sector project. Jaggran-V and Jaggran-VI are in the pipeline which shall be started in later stages.
KP government has appointed collectors to acquire land for a 4-lane controlled-access motorway to extend the nearly-completed M-14 motorway to Zhob city of Balochistan.
According to Faisal Amin Gandapur, a member of KP Assembly from the ruling PTI, there was a missing link in the CPEC western route from Yarik area in D.I. Khan district to Zhob district in Balochistan.
The new motorway will complete the controlled-access route from Islamabad to Zhob, which further leads to Karachi and Gwadar.
𝐉𝐇𝐏𝐏2 Work on the project continues. 3.95 Km of tunnel excavation has been completed which includes 2.99 Km of Headrace Tunnel. Besides tunnels, earthwork of Weir flow section has also been completed and being prepared for structural works.
As part of the KP 4.0 digital agenda, KPK's advisor to the Chief Minister on Science and Technology, Zia Ullah Bangash, announced Thursday that Pakistan's first innovation park would be built in Peshawar.
The park will hold offices for a variety of IT firms, allowing several tech companies to collaborate and share expertise and skills.
According to the minister, the “KP 4.0 Connecting The Dots” is a 10-years vision for science, technology, and innovation, meant to align Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with challenges and opportunities of the 4th industrial revolution and provide the best possible opportunities in the science and technology sector to the youth.