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Work on Rashakai Economic Zone to be started soon: CM Mahmood

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Saturday said work on construction of Rashakai Special Economic Zone will be started soon. Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar, he said the economic zone will provide thousands of jobs for youth of the province. Mahmood Khan said the government was also planning establishment of 17 industrial zones in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The chief minister directed the concerned authorities to take all necessary steps for early establishment of Hattar…

Minister directs for provision of utilities to ‘Rashkai’ economic zone

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar on Tuesday reviewed the progress on Pak-China industrial cooperation and directed the concerned ministries to ensure utilities, including gas and power to Rashkai economic zone.     Chairing a high-level meeting, Khusro Bakhtyar asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government to make all arrangements for equal participation of local investors in Rashakai zone. The meeting was attended by Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Project Director…

Pakistan hands land over to China for economic zone

QUETTA: Pakistan handed hundreds of hectares of land over to China Wednesday for development of a special economic zone in the port of Gwadar, part of a $46 billion project giving Beijing greater access to the Middle East, Africa and Europe.