Pakistan wasting 10 trillion gallons of water annually

ISLAMABAD – The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday said our country is more concerned about dams being built by a neighbouring country and less concerned about building dams itself. All the efforts to stop other countries from building dams have remained futile as international institutions and the world community…

Building codes by PEC and Contractors

THE October 8 earthquake has exposed the weakness of our construction industry. While the current efforts are focused on relief, very soon we will get into reconstruction phase. Some stocktaking is urgently needed to make correct policy decisions. The construction industry has been criticised. To quote a ministerial source: “It’s useless to trust our own…

SOLVING THE CHALLENGES OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN PAKISTAN

The state of any country’s economic growth and development generally heavily relies on the strength of its infrastructure, whether that is in its energy, telecommunications, water and sanitation, transport or education sector. After the 1947 partition of British India, the development of infrastructure in Pakistan grew and has made steady progress in the last five decades.…