CDWP approves seven development projects worth Rs22.16b

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved seven development projects worth 22.16 billion rupees during its meeting under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal in Islamabad on Friday.


The forum approved Balochistan Urgent Response for Food Security Project at the cost of Rs 1,100.000 million, Maintenance Dredging of Navigation Channel of Gwadar Port at the cost of Rs 4,669.762million, Social Sector Accelerator SSA for Health, Nutrition, Education, Youth and Gender, National Priority Initiatives (2nd 9revised) at the cost of Rs 4,825.05million, Provision of Academic & Research Facilities & Girls Hostel at Quaid-e-Azam University at the cost of Rs 3,860.355million, Establishment of Partnership between Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Pakistan to address grand challenges in Health Sector at the cost of Rs 220.000million, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Hospital at Tarlai, Islamabad, at the cost of Rs 2,499.993million and Sanitary Sewerage System with Treatment Plant in Gilgit city at the cost of Rs 4,988.704million.


The meeting was attended by the Secretary Planning Ministry, Chief Economist, Members Planning Commission and representatives from the various ministries and divisions. The forum considered seven projects related to the Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination and HEC.


Source: Radio Pakistan

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