News & Events List

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...

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 Department, GoKP.


During the session various stakeholders from...

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...

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 trainers from KP-TEVTA will be trained in enterprise development skills.

In this...

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...

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. More than 100 women entrepreneurs participated in the event wherein they were apprised...

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...

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 July 2022. Under the MoU pool of master trainers will be developed through ToTs by the consulting...

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...

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 KP, KP-TEVTA and Industry Section of the P&D...

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...

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.