The CDWP meeting presides over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. Secretary Planning Awais Manzur Sumra, senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions participated in the meeting, while Chairman/ACS (Dev) from Provincial Governments also participated in the meeting

APP50-010224 ISLAMABAD: February 01 - The CDWP meeting presides over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. Secretary Planning Awais Manzur Sumra, senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions participated in the meeting, while Chairman/ACS (Dev) from Provincial Governments also participated in the meeting. APP/TZD/ABB
APP50-010224ISLAMABAD: February 01 

Planning Minister reviews progress on National Water Policy

ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (APP):The caretaker Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Muhammad Sami Saeed here on Thursday chaired a meeting to review progress on the Water Resource Sector and implementation status of the National Water Policy framework. The meeting was attended by Member Infrastructure, Chief Water Resources and other relevant stakeholders, according to press… Continue reading Planning Minister reviews progress on National Water Policy

Govt disburses Rs 38,675 mln for various water sector schemes so far

ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (APP): The government had released an amount of Rs 38,675 million for various water resources schemes under the annual Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) in the first four months of the current fiscal year 2023–24. According to the official data issued by the Planning Commission, the government had specified a sum of… Continue reading Govt disburses Rs 38,675 mln for various water sector schemes so far

Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chairing a progress review meeting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives

APP17-280923 ISLAMABAD: September 28 - Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chairing a progress review meeting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives. APP/MAF/TZD
APP17-280923ISLAMABAD: September 28 

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the progress of projects in Gwadar. The meeting was attended by the officials of the all relevant ministries, provincial representatives & Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA). Advisor Maritime Affairs, Planning Commission, Jawad Akhtar Khokhar gave a detailed presentation over the projects.

APP82-140623 ISLAMABAD: June 14 – Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the progress of projects in Gwadar. The meeting was attended by the officials of the all relevant ministries, provincial representatives & Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA). Advisor Maritime Affairs, Planning Commission, Jawad Akhtar Khokhar gave a detailed presentation over the projects. APP/TZD
APP82-140623 ISLAMABAD: APP83-140623 ISLAMABAD: June 14 – Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the progress of projects in Gwadar. The meeting was attended by the officials of the all relevant ministries, provincial representatives & Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA). Advisor Maritime Affairs, Planning Commission, Jawad Akhtar… Continue reading Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the progress of projects in Gwadar. The meeting was attended by the officials of the all relevant ministries, provincial representatives & Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA). Advisor Maritime Affairs, Planning Commission, Jawad Akhtar Khokhar gave a detailed presentation over the projects.

Govt needs to target advance manufacturing products to boost exports’ value: Study

ISLAMABAD, Jan 16 (APP):As the country’s exports’ value has remained stagnant for over a decade due to having concentrated largely in traditional sectors, a study suggested the policy makers to diversify the exports product base besides targeting industries with large global exports wallets, which are in advanced manufacturing products. The report jointly conducted by the… Continue reading Govt needs to target advance manufacturing products to boost exports’ value: Study

Ahsan Iqbal for afresh comprehensive curriculum to produce analytical minds

ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives here on Tuesday underlined the importance of devising afresh comprehensive curriculum that would help produce analytical and creative minds to cope with the 21st century challenges. Addressing a roundtable conference here, the federal minister said that all the public sector universities, institutions of education… Continue reading Ahsan Iqbal for afresh comprehensive curriculum to produce analytical minds

Secretary PC stresses YDFs to play their constructive role in country’s development

ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (APP):Over 40 Young Development Fellows (YDFs) on Tuesday formally joined the Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives for one-year internship program initiated by the Ministry.YDF was an initiative of the Planning Commission under which the youth were engaged to generate fresh ideas to take the country towards progress and development and… Continue reading Secretary PC stresses YDFs to play their constructive role in country’s development

PM directs Planning Commission for early completion of public welfare projects

ISLAMABAD, Apr 18 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Monday directed the Planning Commission to ensure early completion of the projects of public welfare, also asking the ministries and divisions for mutual cooperation. The prime minister, in a meeting with Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Jahanzeb Khan, said the government would resume its development journey, without… Continue reading PM directs Planning Commission for early completion of public welfare projects

CDWP gives go-ahead to health insurance scheme in Punjab worth Rs 332 bln

ISLAMABAD, Oct 25 (APP):Central Development Working Party (CDWP) Monday considered two projects worth of Rs345.626 billion and recommended to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. The meeting of the committee was presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan and was attended by Secretary Planning Hamid Yaqoob… Continue reading CDWP gives go-ahead to health insurance scheme in Punjab worth Rs 332 bln

Planning Commission forecasts GDP to grow at 4.8% in FY22

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ISLAMABAD, May 28 (APP): The Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APPC) on Friday endorsed the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 4.8 percent growth forecast for the upcoming fiscal year (2021-22) developed by the Planning Commission. Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said, “This reflects the strength of growth momentum in the economy, while maintaining… Continue reading Planning Commission forecasts GDP to grow at 4.8% in FY22

Asad directs additional PSDP funds’ allocation for fast-moving projects

Govt procures Corona vaccines worth Rs 250bln: Asad

ISLAMABAD, Mar 23 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar Tuesday directed the Planning Commission to allocate additional funds out of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2020-21 to fast-moving projects to facilitate their early completion. “For this purpose the Planning Division should encourage and facilitate re-appropriations to and from different projects,” he… Continue reading Asad directs additional PSDP funds’ allocation for fast-moving projects

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