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Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Throughout the evolution of our system, facilitating our citizens has always been the core mandate of our government where needs and concerns of the citizens have been given utmost priority regardless of the socio-economic conditions that have prevailed. Supporting the same vision, we believe in facilitating our citizens by considering their valuable participation through consultation and involvement by giving weight to their suggestions. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is blessed with varieties of natural resources, as each district is famous for its signature minerals. With the merger of new districts, new frontiers has been opened for the investment in KP’s Mineral Sector. The KP’s Minerals Team has been instructed to to bring in all the help needed to Investor and play a vital role in starting new ventures. I welcome you all to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and wishes you best of luck and thank you for taking interest in KP’s Minerals sector investment.


Mahmood Khan

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Arif Ahmad Zai

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Minerals Development

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Minerals Development

Under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the guidance of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, In my department, a new regime has been introduced which ensures transparency and ease of doing business through effective implementation of the legal and regulatory framework. The overall goals can be expressed in terms of broad-based development, growth, poverty reduction and significant improvement in governance culture of the province and country. In the end, I would like to thank all the stakeholders, mine owners association, members of the mineral working group and academia for their constant feed backs to improve the mining sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

This change in the system has been resulted in increase in interest of investors in mineral sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Special provisions has been made in Law to facilitate both local and international investors. In order to maintain and protect mineral sector investments, a comprehensive critical review of mining and related rules and regulations is in progress. As mining have a major impact on environment, I urge the mining sector to take advantage of the technological jump toward facilitating modern mining including much improved environmental stewardship of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa mineral resources.

Secratary Minerals Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Current Government is keen to ensure the provision of equitable opportunities and an enabling business environment for both local, international and foreign direct investments. At the heart of such initiatives, the Minerals Development Department (MDD) is playing a commendable role by introducing a simplification of procedures and the introduction of technology by deploying a Mining Cadastre Portal to bring investors one step closer to the mineral resources of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Mining Cadastre Portal provides an e-Government platform for all stakeholders in the mineral sector to engage directly with the MDD. The aim of the Portal is to ensure international standards of transparency with an emphasis on improving the ease of doing business in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Minerals Development Department is committed to introduce international best practices in field of mineral exploration and development of the mineral resources. I am hopeful that by adopting top notch technologies and enabling an investment friendly environment will enhance Investors’ confidence in the mining sector of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. I, reiterate that the vibrant and dynamic team of Minerals Development Department will provide best extension services to the mining aspirant at their door steps.


Hamayun Khan

Secratary Minerals Developed Department

Revenue of Minerals Department

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Minerals Development Department is struggling hard since last decade to improve revenue generation and boost economic activity. Resultant to continuous legal and institutional reform has paved way to touch the un-precedented revenue figure of 5.0 billion in the FY 2021.

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Expression of interest for unsolicited proposal


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Application Fee Enhancement

The Licensing Authority for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minerals vide notification dated 07th July 2022 has enhanced the application fee for different mineral titles.  Read More

Expression Of Interest In Reference To Un-Solicited Joint Venture Proposal Submitted By M/S. ISB Mine For Base Metals In District Chitral

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Expression of Interest in reference to Un-Solicited Joint Venture Proposal submitted by Global Connection Pvt Ltd for Iron Ore in District Chitral

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minerals Map

KP Minerals Map

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Minerals Development Department is committed towards exploring and unearthing new mineral potential areas. For this purpose an agrement has been signed off with Geological Survey of Pakistan to map Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In calaboration with Military Collage of Engineering Risalpur (NUST), Minerals Development Department has successfully developed and deployed state of the art Mining Cadastre System in July, 2021.
In order to facilitate Mines Labour for appling to different Welfare Schemes and Grants, Commissionerate of Mines has developed and deployed Online Registration System that has brought a procedural ease to the labours in applying for Welfare Schemes and Grants

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