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Infrastructure development to catapult growth of social sector: PM KARACHI: The infrastructure development focused by PML(N) government will catapult the growth of social sector in the country, said Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday.Addressing the foundation laying ceremony of Karachi to Hyderabad Motorway (M-9), he said this was first phase of the envisaged Karachi to Lahore Motorway that would be completed in three phases.Work on second and third phase of the Karachi to Lahore Motorway Project, linking Hyderabad to Multan via Sukkur and then eventually to Lahore would also be started soon, he added.About Karachi to Hyderabad Motoraway, the 136 Km four lane road, that would be widened into six lane facility, the Prime Minister said the project being undertaken by Frontier Works Organization and National Highway Authority may be completed in 24 months instead of stipulated 30 months.Reiterating that government was committed towards over all development of the country and its people, he said the government was ...

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WB to provide US$ 188 million for irrigation, public sector improvement ISLAMABAD: The World Bank would provide US$ 188 million for two projects including Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project and Water Sector improvement in the province.In this regard two separate agreements were signed to support implementation of governance reforms and improving the irrigation systems of Government of Sindh at Economic Affairs Division here on Wednesday.Secretary EAD, Saleem Sethi, Special Finance Secretary and Secretary Irrigation Department, Government of Sindh and Country Director, World Bank, Rachid Benmessaoud ...

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Gas theft case: LHC cancels bail of CNG station owner LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Wednesday cancelled pre-arrest bail of a CNG station owner involved in a Rs 54 million gas theft case.The single bench comprising Justice Qazi Muhammad Amin Ahmed passed the orders on a petition by Sui Northern Gas Pipelines limited (SNGPL) seeking bail cancellation of the accused Malik Riaz.Earlier, SNGPL's counsel Rana Zia ul Islam submitted that the accused, Malik Riaz, was owner of a CNG station in Sargodha and involved in ...

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Transport facilities yielding results: CM LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government is implementing a revolutionary programme for the provision of modern, safe and economical travelling facilities to the masses and effective measures have been taken for the improvement of transport system.He was presiding over the 6th meeting of Punjab Metro Bus Authority here today which gave approval to various matters pertaining to the authority.The CM said more than 1.5 lakh people were benefiting daily ...

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APCNGA for taping new local resources as well as import of LNG ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has said there is an urgent need to tap new local resources as well as importing liquefied natural gas (LNG)."LNG seems to be the most feasible short term solution," an official of APCNGA told APP.He said that APCNGA supported the efforts of the government to act swiftly and add natural gas to the existing network before the start of next winterseason."APCNGA has also embarked on the possibility of importing ...