CDWP approves seven development projects worth Rs 6.9 billion  

CDWP approves seven development projects worth Rs 6.9 billion  

ISLAMABAD: (APP) The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Tuesday approved seven development projects worth Rs 6.9 billion besides endorsing three position papers .

The meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal also accorded concept clearance to two projects.

According to details, the CDWP approved a project worth Rs 3500 million for payment of compensation to the affected people of Mirani Dam

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It also approved a project for construction of official residence in F-5/2 Sector at a cost of Rs 112 million for the Speaker National Assembly.

The meeting accorded approval to a project for the expansion of Intelligence Bureau Academy at a cost of Rs 401 million.

For the treatment of cancer patients in the country, a project to purchase medical equipments at cost of 1210 million for five cancer centers two in Lahore and one each in Karachi, Bahawalpur and Islamabad.

A project worth Rs one billion was approved for up-gradation of National Institute of Science and Technical Education to Skills University .

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The federal minister directed the concerned authorities to prepare a five-year roadmap for the Skills University and said, the establishment of the university would help promote vocational and technical education in the country.

The meeting also approved the a project for provision of infrastructure for Quetta Industrial Phase-IV which would cost Rs 194 million.

Senior officials of federal and provincial governments attended the meeting.


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