News & Events List

Steering Committee appraised on Module 1 & 2 of Master Plan for Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project

A meeting on the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) was held under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary, Mr. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah. The Additional Chief Secretary was briefed on the project's status, with an emphasis on expediting it due to its significance...

World Bank Implementation Support Mission shown satisfaction over the implementation of KPEC, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A mission of World Bank has visited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and met with the key counter part of the KPEC Component II. The members of the Work Bank mission were apprised on the ongoing activities of the project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The mission also met with the Secretary Planning & Development Department, Deputy Executive Director Urban Policy and Planning...

KPEC, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa apprised the members of Project Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC) on Development of Master Plan for Western Greater Peshawar

Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has signed contract with National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) Private Limited to do Master Planning for the Western Greater Peshawar Region. The major outputs of the assignment are a Development Plan for the Khyber...

Two Days Awareness Session held on October 5th -6th, 2023 at Abbottabad for District Land Use Planning & Management Committees of District Swabi and Abbottabad

 

The Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project (KPEC), in collaboration with the Provincial Land Use Plan Project (PLUP), Urban Policy & Planning Unit, and Planning & Development Department, has organized a  two days’ workshop held on the 5th  and 6th  October, 2023 at Abbottabad.

This...

KPEC organized a workshop on KP Land-Use and Building Control Act, 2021 & District Land Use Plans at Nathia Gali

 

The Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project (KPEC), in collaboration with the Provincial Land Use Plan Project (PLUP), Urban Policy & Planning Unit, and Planning & Development Department, has organized two days’ workshop held on the 21st...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Marble Cluster at District Peshawar

 

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event was conducted in District Peshawar from 19th to 22nd September, 2023, wherein 25 Businessmen from Marble Business Cluster successfully completed their training course. The workshop...

Stakeholder's Workshop-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Land-Use and Building Control Act, 2021 & District Land Use Plan Peshawar.

 

The Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project (KPEC), in collaboration with the Provincial Land Use Plan Project (PLUP), Urban Policy & Planning Unit, and Planning & Development Department, organized a comprehensive two-day workshop held on the 14th and 15th...

Meeting of the Project Review & Advisory Committee (PRAC) on Module I & II

KPEC through its consulting firm National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. is in the process of preparing a Spatial Master Plan for Greater Western Peshawar (SMP-WGP).NESPAK has conducted and submitted the following two modules:

 

Module I: Strategic Spatial Diagnostic for Western Greater Peshawar (covering existing...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Silk, Automobile, ICT and Carpet Clusters in District Khyber & Peshawar.

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event were conducted in District Khyber & Peshawar from 16th – 25th   August, 2023, wherein 175 Businessmen...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Marble Cluster

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event were conducted in District Khyber from 16th – 19th   August  2023, wherein 25 Businessmen from Marble Business Cluster successfully completed their training course. The workshop was...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Furniture Cluster

 

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event were conducted in District Peshawar from 18th– 21st July 2023, wherein 25 Businessmen from Furniture...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Honey Cluster

 

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event was conducted in District Peshawar from 20th– 23rd June 2023, wherein 50 Businessmen from Honey Business Cluster successfully completed their training course. The workshop was organized...

Enterprise Development Skills Training for Gemstone & Boutique Clusters

In Continuation of the Enterprise Development Training for potential clusters, Four (04) days of Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event was conducted in District Peshawar from 6th – 10th June 2023, wherein 26 Businessmen from Gemstone...

MoU Signing Ceremony between Khyber Pass Economic Corridor and KPEZDMC for the Establishment of Inclusive Business Development Park (IBDP)

 

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) SDU, P&D Department and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development & Management Company (KPEZDMC), IC&TE GoKP for the establishment of Inclusive Business Development Park (IBDP).

The primary goal of the activity is to...

Training on Enterprise Development Skill for Clearing and Forwarding Business Cluster

 

Four (04) days Capacity Building Workshop / Training Event was conducted in District Khyber from 16th- 19th May 2023, wherein 26 Businessmen from Clearing and Forwarding Business Cluster have successfully completed their training course. The workshop...

Mid-Term identification and Prioritization of Investment Projects under Spatial Master Plan for Greater Western Peshawar of KPEC

A Consultative Session of the members of the Project Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC) held at NESPAK House Islamabad on 16th March, 2023.

The occasion was also graced by the Task Team Leader KPEC Component-II along with the Project Director KPEC. During the session, the Representative of NESPAK...

Consultative session on analysis of baseline industries and identification of investment opportunities in Greater Western Peshawar

Khyber Pass Economic Corridor has entrusted NESPAK for the preparation of master plan for western greater Peshawar. In this regard KPEC has arranged a consultative session with relevant stakeholders under the auspices of NESPAK on 24th Jan, 2023 at SDU, P&D...

5 Days Trainings of Trainers on Enterprise Development for KP-TEVTA

SMEs are the backbone of the economy and play a vital role in Socio Economic Development of a country. In this regard a 5 days ToTs for the Master Trainers of the KP-TEVTA through interactive approach was arrange in the Government Advance Technical Training Centre GATTC Hayatabad, Peshawar.

The activity was...

Module Validation workshops on enterprise development training for cluster in district Khyber and Peshawar

KPEC has engaged ECI for diagnostic study of potential clusters identification and improving their competitiveness, viz-a-viz international markets, in district Peshawar and Khyber. Based on the diagnostic study and training need assessment 500 individuals from selected clusters and 30 Master...

Stakeholders Engagement for Spatial Master Plan

A series of meetings were held between M/S NESPAK and other Key stakeholders on the inception report to prepare Spatial Master Plan for Greater western Peshawar under the KPEC Project. The following stakeholders were included in the Project Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC).

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Access to finance for Women Owned and Managed Businesses

Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) in collaboration with SMEDA conducted a successful event for women-owned and managed businesses in District Peshawar and Khyber on diversifying access to finance options on 8th of September 2022....

Environmental & Social Safeguards Awareness and Stakeholder Consultation workshop

KPEC PMU organized a two day Consultative workshop on Environmental and Social Safeguards Policies of the World Bank, Environmental Protection Act 2014 and Environmental Assessment Rules 2021 of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, at Nathia Gali on August 4th & 5th 2022.

During...

Training of Trainers (ToT) on Enterprise Development For Master Trainers of KP-TEVTA Under Diagnostic Study of Clusters and Training on Enterprise Development Skills in District Khyber and Peshawar

The signing of a tri-partite memorandum of understanding amongst the industries, commerce and Technical Education Govt of KP, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority Govt of KP and Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project was held on 29th...

Final Validation Workshop on "Scoping exercise for Economic Development of Women-Owned & Women Managed Businesses in Greater Western Peshawar"

A validation workshop in relation to the study was held on the 27th of June, 2022, at Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar. In the opening remarks, Director General Sustainable Development Unit, Mr. Sohail Ahmad, underlined the significance of KPEC project in the context of economic development, trade, and the role of women in the economic ecosystem. He stressed on the...

Contract Signing Ceremony of Cluster Diagnostic Study and Training on Development of Skills in District Khyber and Peshawar

A Contract between the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) & Empowerment thru Creative Integration (ECI) was signed on 15th of June 2022 to carry out Cluster Diagnostic Study and Training on Development of Skills in District Khyber and Peshawar. Representatives of SMEDA...

A review meeting on scoping exercise for economic development of women-owned or women managed firms in Greater Western Peshawar area and Khyber District

A review meeting on “scoping exercise for the economic development of women-owned or women managed firms in Greater Western Peshawar area and Khyber District” was held on the 3rd of June 2022 under the chairmanship of the Project Director KPEC. The focus of the meeting was layed upon review and updation of the draft survey report along with the well-designed/establishment of the MIS database of owned and managed business by women and upcoming consultative workshop in light of exercise.

Opening of the Financials Proposals

The 2nd Phase of the financial opening for hiring of the consultants for the master planning of Western Greater Peshawar has been completed on 11th of May 2022 in the presence of the representatives of the consulting firms. The 1st phase of opening of technical proposals have already been completed as per the procurement process and regulation of the World Bank.

Workshop on “Scoping Exercise for Economic Development of Women Owned of Women Managed Firms in Greater Westerner Peshawar”.

Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) project funded under World Bank organized a workshop on the 14 April 2022 in Peshawar through i-Consultant and Mera Maan Pvt. Ltd. The integral part of the workshop was based upon scoping exercise for economic development of women owned or women managed firms in Greater Western Peshawar. Highly diverse and relevant stakeholder both form Government and civil society give these valuable inputs to furthers enhance the survey instruments, policies etc. which can further directly contribute to this study.

Meeting with Livestock & Dairy Development Department to establish Modern slaughterhouse

A meeting with livestock & Dairy Development department was held today to gauge and assess the need for the establishment of a slaughterhouse in the outreach of the KPEC. L&DD team underscored the need and significance of the slaughterhouse and assured all possible support in this regard. They also identified other key stakeholders for engagement and deliberation to buy-in their support for the venture.

Pre-proposal Meeting with shortlisted Consulting firms

The First round of meeting with the five shortlisted consulting firms and their JVs partners was held in the conference room of the KPEC PMU on 30th of December, 2021. The meeting was attended by the representatives of the shortlisted firm physically and on-line. KPEC PMU team and the firms held detailed deliberations on the different phases, aspects and modalities of the Terms of...

A Brief Meeting was held today with Project Director KPEC & Co-Ordinator of FPPCI KP at KPEC Office Peshawar

A Brief Meeting was held today with Project Director KPEC & Co-Ordinator of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry KP at KPEC Office Peshawar. Meeting Agenda was Pak- Afgan Trade Through khyber Pass Economic Corridor.

World Bank Implementation Support Mission Meeting with Secretary P&DD GoKP

A meeting of World Bank Implementation Support Mission team was held with Secretary Planning & Development Department Government of KP regarding the current status of the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) Project. Detailed deliberation held on the project activities and future way forward.  The mission appreciated the efforts of the GoKP and KPEC team and assured all possible support from the World Bank.

Consultation session in the office of KPEC Project

Consultation session in the office of KPEC Project arranged. Project Director introduce the project objectives and shared the views with the participants. All Participants take active part in the discussion.

A view of Pre Submission meeting, Expression of Interest

A view of Pre Submission meeting, Expression of Interest (Eoi) for hiring of services of firm consortium for preparation of western Greater Peshawar Master Plan held at PMT-KPEC.