12 women qualify for Patwari exams in KP

PESHAWAR: For the first time in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa civil services, 12 females applied and qualified for examination for the posts of Patwari. As per the vision of the PTI government and on the special directives of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, 10 percent quota was allocated for women in the posts of Patwaris with a view to change the typical Patwari culture in the province. Senior Member board Read More…

Promotion of tourism top priority of KP Govt: CM

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Wednesday and discussed in detail the ongoing development projects in the province and issues related to public welfare. The Chief Minister apprised the Prime Minister about the ongoing tourism activities in the province and the steps being taken by the provincial government to provide facilities to the dRead More…

CM KP chairs mines and mineral development department meeting

PESHAWAR: The reforms initiatives under the good governance strategy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government have resulted in significant improvement in the overall performance of the provincial government departments. In this connection, reforms introduced in Mines and Minerals Development department have resulted in significant increase in the annual revenue of the department as the department has collected revenue oRead More…

KP Health Minister appreciate achievements in war against polio

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health and Finance, Taimur Saleem Jhagra while appreciating the remarkable achievements in the war against polio Tuesday stressed the need for putting in specific strategy to track missed children in high risk districts to help ensure vaccination to all target children under the age of five. He said this in Provincial Task Force meeting on Polio at the Chief Secretary OfRead More…

CM KP alerted the civic institutions to avert any emergency situation

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed all concerned departments and agencies to remain alert in view of monsoon rains in most of the districts of the province and cancelled the leaves of staff of relief, PDMA, Rescue 1122, TMS, WSSC and other concerned agencies. In a statement issued here, the Chief Minister said that all the concerned departments and agencies should be ready in aRead More…

KP Govt taking pragmatic steps to create employment opportunities for people

PESHAWAR: As per the vision of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to promote the Industrial sector on sustainable basis in the province, 10 new Economic Zones and 19 Small Industrial Estates would be established during the upcoming 10 years whereas at least two more Special Economic Zones would be setup in the next five years under the new Industrial Policy 2020. Similarly, Small Industrial Estates Abbottabad, D.I. KRead More…

CM Mahmood Khan chairs high level meeting on load-shedding and low voltage

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Monday chaired a high level meeting to discuss the issues of power load-shedding and low voltage in certain areas of the province. The meeting made a threadbare discussion on various matters to resolve the issues of low voltage and load-shedding of electricity of the province. PESCO chief Engr. Muhammad Jabbar Khan and other relevant officials attended Read More…

CM KP directs heads of all departments to ensure implementation on minimum wage

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the administrative heads of all the departments to ensure implementation of the provincial government’s decision regarding minimum wage rates at the cost of Rs. 21,000 per month for daily wagers. In a letter issued here on Monday from Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar, all the administrative secretaries of the departments have been directeRead More…

KP CM seeks progress on tourism road projects

PESHAWAR: In order to ensure easy access to all tourists spots in the province, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the quarters concerned to ensure physical progress on new and ongoing tourism road projects as per stipulated timelines and said that timely completion of those projects is of vital importance for the promotion of tourism activities in the province. He issued these directiveRead More…

KP Govt introducing modern technology to increase export of gemstone: Governor

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman has said that the government is introducing the use of modern technology in the gemstone sector to increase exports and increase revenue and to achieve this goal, for the first time in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in in collaboration with IBL, HRD Antwerp, a world-renowned company of Belgium, has agreed to set up a Gemstone Laboratory, which will provide global recognition andRead More…