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‘Combined effluent treatment plants must be installed on war footing’

KARACHI: Combined effluent treatment plants should be installed on war footing, a government official said.         Environment, Climate Change and Costal Development Minister Nawabzada Taimur Talpur said that under the chairmanship of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh has a performance-driven cabinet, and it has an open door policy. …

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Green and Gray Infrastructure More Powerful When They Work Together: Report

WASHINGTON: A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience, according to a new report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute.         Both organisations are calling for green infrastructure, such as …

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Switzerland provides grant for disaster risk reduction in Pakistan

Switzerland government is providing grant for disaster risk reduction to Pakistan through ADB

ISLAMABAD: Government of Switzerland has provided grant for disaster risk reduction in Pakistan through Asian Development Bank that signed an agreement with Economic Affairs Division in Islamabad.        Secretary, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Noor Ahmed, and Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Ms. Xiaohong Yang, signed a grant …

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