Dar seeks Qatari investment

Courtesy Dawn News ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday asked the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) to avail itself of opportunities in Pakistan. Talking to a delegation, led by Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Ali Thani, Dar said there were various options which the QIA could follow for undertaking investment. These include establishment of Pak-Qatar Investment Company,…

Karot Power project firm given 7 days to improve security

Courtesy Dawn News RAWALPINDI: Divisional administration on Monday gave a seven-day deadline to the Chinese firm working on Karot Hydropower Project to adopt security measures as advised by the security advisory committee otherwise they would be stopped from undertaking the project worth $1.4 billion. District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall confirmed to Dawn that…

TAPI gas pipeline through Afghanistan ‘doable’: ADB

Courtesy Dawn News ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) hopes to overcome by 2020 the challenges of building a $10-billion gas pipeline through Afghanistan’s most violent areas, by making sure it benefits Afghan contractors and communities, a bank official said. Shareholders of the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) project agreed on Thursday to invest…