Author: PAR

Agriculture exports from CPEC route to China urged

PAR May 10, 2017 0

Planning Commission should devise a comprehensive business plan so that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) may open new doors of cooperation...

Small business on cotton market

PAR May 10, 2017 0

Small business was witnessed on the cotton market on Tuesday during the day, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6700, they said....

Govt initiated milestone steps for farmers’ uplift

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Agriculture Minister Punjab Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Bhabha Monday said the PML-N government has taken historic steps for ushering in socio-economic and...

Sugarcane to be cultivated over 1.1642m hectares

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Sugarcane crop would be cultivated over 1.1642 million hectares of land across the country during crop sowing season 2017-18 in order to fulfill the d...

Listless business on cotton market

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Mills and spinners were conspicuous by their absence on the cotton market on Monday in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate wa...

Pakistan buys about 60,000 tonnes of soybeans from US

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Importers have purchased about 60,000 tonnes of soybeans likely to be sourced from the United States, European traders said on Monday. The soybeans ar...

Sugar mills shifting case: LHC seeks TORs for constitution of commission

PAR May 9, 2017 0

The Lahore High Court on Monday asked the parties to come up with terms of references (TOR) for constitution of a local commission on Tuesday (today)...

First unit of CPEC's Sahiwal Coal Power Plant to be inaugurated this month

PAR May 8, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Sahiwal Coal Power Plant is a landmark project in the history of the country, and it will b...

Moody's read strong growth and reducing fiscal deficit in Pakistan

PAR May 8, 2017 0

Strong growth performance, fiscal deficit reduction and improved inflation dynamics underpin the Government of Pakistan's B3 rating with a stable outl...

Govt to ensure 100pc certified cotton seed supply for farmers

PAR May 8, 2017 0

In order to achieve the maximum cotton crop output, arrangements have been finalized to ensure supply of 100 percent certified cotton seeds to farmers...

Shehbaz pays surprise visit to wheat procurement centre

PAR May 8, 2017 0

Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, paid a surprise visit to Head Sulemanki Wheat Procurement Centre at Tehsil Depalpur, Okara on Saturday...

Body formed to probe causes of falling rice exports

PAR May 8, 2017 0

The Research & Development Board of Rice has constituted a three-member committee to investigate and identify the comparative advantages and disad...

Kisan Board wants equal rights for women farmers

PAR May 4, 2017 0

LAHORE: Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has urged the government to implement legislation for men and women working in agricultural fields and farms so tha...

Farmers advised to start preparing land for cotton sowing

PAR May 4, 2017 0

The Met Office has asked the farmers of Southern Punjab and Sindh to start preparing land to sow the next cotton crop on time in a bid to produce a be...

Cotton prices firm on lean business

PAR May 4, 2017 0

Prices maintained firmness on the cotton market on Wednesday amid slow trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6700...