KP registers alarming spike 300 percent in Malaria cases during 2023

PESHAWAR, Jan 30 (APP):Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has registered an alarming spike of around 300 percent in malaria cases during the preceding year 2023, according to a report issued here on Tuesday by the Health Department. More than 500,000 people will be infected with malaria in 2023, exhibiting an increase of around 350,000 cases, compared to 150,000… Continue reading KP registers alarming spike 300 percent in Malaria cases during 2023

Turnaround in archeology, museum sectors in last 3 years makes KP home of tourists

By Fakhar Alam PESHAWAR, Aug 29 (APP): Known as home to Gandhara Civilization, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has witnessed major turnaround of archeology and museum sectors after completion of record number of projects mainly conservation of world’s lone Gandhara-Art Peshawar Museum, construction of Hazara Museum at a cost of Rs60 million and preservation of British-era Mohabat Khan… Continue reading Turnaround in archeology, museum sectors in last 3 years makes KP home of tourists

PM’s three livestock initiatives: A momentous source to alleviate poverty, bolster meat production in KP

By Fakhar Alam PESHAWAR, Aug 26 (APP):The Rs3,214 million three mega livestock and dairy development projects initiated by Federal Government under the landmark ‘Prime Minister National Emergency Agriculture Program’ worth over Rs309.7 billion to alleviate poverty, increase meat and milk production have started trickling down blessings at the grassroots level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) including merged tribal… Continue reading PM’s three livestock initiatives: A momentous source to alleviate poverty, bolster meat production in KP

A view of the beautiful and impressive nature of Kumrat valley to attract the tourists in the Upper Dir District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

APP44-090821KUMRAT VALLEY: Aug 09 - A view of the beautiful and impressive nature to attract the tourists in Kumrat valley in the Upper DirDistrict of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.APP Photo by Saadia Haidari APP47-090821KUMRAT VALLEY: Aug 09 - Tourists are enjoying the beautiful of nature at Kala Chachma in KumratValley of Upper Dir District ,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.APP photo… Continue reading A view of the beautiful and impressive nature of Kumrat valley to attract the tourists in the Upper Dir District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

UNSC urges states to cooperate with Pakistan to bring perpetrators of Dasu attack to justice

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 07 (APP):The U.N. Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” the July 14 terrorist attack in Dassu in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province that resulted in the deaths of nine Chinese nationals and three Pakistanis as well as many injured, and urged all states to cooperate with Pakistani government in bringing perpetrators… Continue reading UNSC urges states to cooperate with Pakistan to bring perpetrators of Dasu attack to justice

Govt decides to reimpose anti-COVID restrictions in selected cities

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2 (APP):The Federal Government on Monday decided to reimpose certain restrictions in selected cities from from August 3 to 31 in the wake of rising number of COVID case in the country. Prime Minister Imran Khan today approved the recommendations/decisions of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) of the previous day for reimposing… Continue reading Govt decides to reimpose anti-COVID restrictions in selected cities

Kawagarh oil, gas discovery to help meet growing energy needs: Farrukh

ISLAMABAD, Jul 30 (APP):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib said on Friday that the new discovery of oil and gas at Kawagarh in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would help meet ever-growing energy needs of the country. In a series of tweets, he said it was the first discovery made by the Oil and Gas… Continue reading Kawagarh oil, gas discovery to help meet growing energy needs: Farrukh

Mahmood Khan terms PDM’s public gathering as flopped show

PESHAWAR, Jul 04 (APP):Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has termed the public gathering of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) in Swat as a complete flopped show and said that deaf ear to PDM call clearly reflects their confidence in the policies of the incumbent government. In a statement issued here on Sunday, the Chief Minister… Continue reading Mahmood Khan terms PDM’s public gathering as flopped show

KP producing talented cricketers at national and international levels: Governor KP

PESHAWAR, Jun 23 (APP): Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman Wednesday said that cricket was the most popular game in Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa secures the honor of producing world class cricketers. He said this while addressing the prize distribution ceremony of the 30th Governor Gold Cup Cricket Tournament here at Governor House. Players from the… Continue reading KP producing talented cricketers at national and international levels: Governor KP

People appreciated KP Budget, reducing tax collection rate promotes tax culture: Jhagra

PESHAWAR, Jun 19 (APP): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Minister Taimur Jhagra Saturday said that the people have generally appreciated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa budget and reducing tax collection rates in the budget-2021-22 would certainly promote tax culture. He said this while addressing a post-budget press conference here at Civil Secretariat. Additional Chief Secretary KP Shahab Ali Shah was… Continue reading People appreciated KP Budget, reducing tax collection rate promotes tax culture: Jhagra

MoU inked for setting up software technology park in Bannu

ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (APP): A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Pakistan Software Export Board, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board and the University of Science & Technology, Bannu for setting up the first ever software technology park in Bannu. PSEB Managing Director Osman Nasir, University of Science and Technology, Bannu Vice Chancellor Prof Dr… Continue reading MoU inked for setting up software technology park in Bannu

Youth Complex with multiple facilities to be constructed in KP: Kamran

PESHAWAR, Jun 08 (APP): Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khaber Pakhtunkhwa for Information and Higher Education, Kamran Khan Bangash on Tuesday said a youth complex would be established with multiple facilities in Peshawar. While talking to the media men here during a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between Youth Affairs Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa… Continue reading Youth Complex with multiple facilities to be constructed in KP: Kamran

EU funding project for capacity building of Pakistan’s legislators: Androulla

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 6 (APP): EU Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara has said the European Union continued to support Pakistan in its efforts to strengthen good governance in the country. To materialize the concept of good governance, the EU would fund a parliamentary project for capacity building of Pakistan’s legislators, she added. Talking to APP, she… Continue reading EU funding project for capacity building of Pakistan’s legislators: Androulla

Governor directs orientation of farmers regarding benefits of saffron growing

PESHAWAR, May 18 (APP):Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Shah Farman has directed authorities to orient farmers about benefits of saffron growing and inform them about most suitable places for its cultivation. He was chairing a meeting convened to discuss cultivation of Saffron in the province. The meeting discussed growing of saffron on government and community land that… Continue reading Governor directs orientation of farmers regarding benefits of saffron growing

Peshawar Chappal outlets attract Eid shoppers in droves before lockdown

PESHAWAR, May 07 (APP): Peshawar Chappal, the centuries-old homemade footwear tradition of Pakhtoon society, has attracted Eid shoppers in droves from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including suburb areas here on Friday despite of coronavirus pandemic. As nearly a week left in Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, Eid shoppers including women and children thronged to Peshawari Chappal and others readymade… Continue reading Peshawar Chappal outlets attract Eid shoppers in droves before lockdown

National development not possible without protecting rights of working class: CM Mahmmod

PESHAWAR, Apr 30 (APP): Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that national development and prosperity cannot be achieved without protecting the honour, dignity and rights of labourers and working class in the society. In a message on the World Labour Day, the Chief Minister said that role of the working class got key… Continue reading National development not possible without protecting rights of working class: CM Mahmmod

South Korean envoy calls on CM, discusses investment opportunities in KP

PESHAWAR, Apr 30 (APP): Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Friday said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa offered ample opportunities of investment to foreign investors and there existed conducive environment for foreign investment in the province. He said that incumbent provincial government was taking concrete steps to facilitate the foreign investors to the maximum. He has further… Continue reading South Korean envoy calls on CM, discusses investment opportunities in KP

Pakistan, due to its massive plantation drive, has achieved 9 percent decrease in the green house gas emissions as projected by the international studies and is well ahead of its global commitments made to fight climate change.The country despite having limited resources is playing a lead role in Climate Action and ensuring successful implementation of environment protecting initiatives that will benefit the entire region through absorption of carbon emissions resulting climatic changes. After successful plantation of one billion trees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under Billion Tree Afforestation Project (BTAP) and the launch of Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme (10BTTP), a scaled up version of the former, has helped in increasing carbon absorption or sequestration to a significant level, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam told APP in his exclusive remarks. (Match the picture with story slugged “Massive plantation: Pakistan ahead of its commitment on green house gases emissions” already been released)

KP provides free treatment to COVID-19 patients through Sehat Card Plus: Jhagra

PESHAWAR, Apr 12 (APP):Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health and Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra on Monday announced that the coronavirus patients of the province will now be treated free of charge through the Sehat Card Plus. The confirmation came a week after the Minister had announced that the Sehat Card program will cover coronavirus treatment. In a… Continue reading KP provides free treatment to COVID-19 patients through Sehat Card Plus: Jhagra

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