KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA Industries
Cement Industry :
Cement industry is not only fulfilling the needs of our local population but also has potential to export. Pakistan has abundance of limestone and gypsum deposits which are basic raw materials for this industry. Cement is used in construction of Buildings. Karachi Hyderabad, Thatta Rohri, Daud Khel, Wah, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazzi Khan, nowshera and Kohat are main cement producing hubs.
KP Producing 53pc of National Oil, Production jumps from 30,000 Barrels to 50,000 per day :
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was producing more than 53% of national oil and its production had jumped from 30,000 barrels per day to 50,000 barrels per day while natural gas production had jumped from 300 million to 400 million cubic feet per day. He was presiding over a meeting regarding advantages and strength of the province to be exploited for the benefit of the people and rapid development of the province.
Home furniture Business of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Well-designed furniture has to be light in weight, small in size and made of superior quality wood.
Pakistani workers make prints onto fabric in Lahore . Authorities are encouraging the silk industry in Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by setting up a Dyeing, Washing and Pressing Common Facility Centre for Silk Cluster. [Arif Ali/AFP] The project includes facilities that are aimed at upgrading the traditional silk and honey bee sectors by developing new product lines that take into account contemporary market trends and by exploring new opportunities for end product consumption. The development projects were established by the ministry's Small and Medium Enterprise Authority (SMEDA), which is also responsible for supervising the facilities through consultation and institutional support
Apiculture — The honey business — is spread out over 30,000 honeybee farms, particularly in KP. Also called apiaries, these farms contain dozens of beehives where honey is produced. The honey comes from flower nectar of various plants. Bair trees, particularly, are abundant in KP's districts of Karak, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan and Nizampur. The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has identified four active species of honeybees locally. Only one out of them, apis mellifera, is imported and established in Pakistan.
Peshawar Carpets are some of the most beautiful and precious of the classic carpets. Its value does not only come from the quality of the wool and in the careful knotting but also in the reworked and reinterpretation of ancient motif in a new form. Carpets from Peshawar collection, come from the homonym city in the north of Pakistan, a placed known to have a great production of new handmade carpets.