CDWP approves forensic science agency project

In Local
April 02, 2024


The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday approved the National Forensic Science Agency project and the concept clearance proposal for the “Promoting Sustainable Public Private Partnership Programme”.

The CDWP met with Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Jehanzeb Khan in the chair. It also approved the first phase of a $250 million programme aimed at improving the environment for infrastructure financing by promoting public-private partnerships (PPPs) at the federal level.

According to a press release, the National Forensic Science Agency would be set up in the federal capital at a cost of Rs1.831 billion. It added that it was the revised version of the project in the physical planning and housing sector that focused solely on the Islamabad agency.

The CDWP approved the first phase of a $250 million programme for infrastructure financing, which would help attract private investment in crucial sectors like roads, housing, healthcare, education, water and sanitation, and technology.

The CDWP also discussed a working paper from the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training regarding the establishment of a Danish School at Kuri Road, Islamabad. The project was given go ahead asking sponsors to conduct feasibility study, rationalise cost and firm up governance model. APP

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