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Pakistan set to launch new space projects


The Pakistan government has planned to start 13 new projects worth Rs27.6bn under the National Space Programme (NSP) and an allocation of Rs3.6bn for new and ongoing projects is expected to be approved

for the next fiscal year 2010-11, which begins on July 1, official sources said yesterday.  At present the total size of NSP is estimated at Rs24.6bn and some Rs14.8bn has already been spent on the programme. The new projects to be undertaken under this programme are estimated to consume Rs27.6bn in the next three years.

An allocation of Rs3.3bn is expected to be made for the 22 ongoing projects and only Rs348.4mn will be allocated for the new projects.

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