2,200 households in Chitral to benefit from electricity generated from Micro-hydel Power Stations

2,200 households in Chitral to benefit from electricity generated from Micro-hydel Power Stations

Chitral, September 30: Up to 2,200 new households in Chitral will now have access to electricity provided by two new hydropower-based Micro-hydel power stations. Through the rural electrification programme supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), two hydropower-based Micro-hydel power stations, 800 kWh in Yarkhun and 500 kWh in...

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Japan’s ambassador spends busy day in Hunza, will inaugurate Tourism Information Center tomorrow

Japan’s ambassador spends busy day in Hunza, will inaugurate Tourism Information Center tomorrow

With reporting by Ikram Najmi Hunza, September 30: The ambassador of Japan, H.E Hiroshi Inomata reached the Hunza Valley today on a special visit. He visited the office of Baltit Rural Support Organization where he was briefed about the projects being implemented by BRSO in collaboration with the Agriculture Department...

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200 million rupees being spent on widening of Biyarch-Damas Road

200 million rupees being spent on widening of Biyarch-Damas Road

Gilgit, September 30: The government is spending 200 million rupees on widening and black-topping of a road connecting Biyarch village of Ghizar with Damas, near the district headquarters. On completion, the road will enable the locals better access to markets. According to Radio Pakistan, the road is part of an...

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Ex Incharge of Utility Stores Corp. of Pakistan GB arrested on charges of embezzlement

Ex Incharge of Utility Stores Corp. of Pakistan GB arrested on charges of embezzlement

Abdul Rehman Bukhari Gilgit, September 29: The former In-charge of Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan has been arrested after an inquiry against him was completed. Lal Mus Khan, a resident of Darel Valley, has been found guilty of embezzlement according to the inquiry and an FIR has been registered...

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“Extremely poor” response to euro bond shows the world remains unconvinced with improved economy narrative, says Asad Umar

“Extremely poor” response to euro bond shows the world remains unconvinced with improved economy narrative, says Asad Umar

Islamabad: The extremely poor response by the global markets to the euro bond offering by Pakistan shows that unfortunately the global investors remain unconvinced of the improved economy narrative that the Govt of Pakistan has been trying to sell, said MNA Asad Umar, head of PTI marketing, media and policy....

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