Author: PAR

PARC-JICA train 2,000 field extension workers of KP

PAR May 3, 2017 0

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has trained about 2,000 agriculture f...

Sugar mills damaged S Punjab’s cotton belt, LHC told

PAR May 3, 2017 0

LAHORE -  Pakistan Cotton Grinners Association Tuesday moved the Lahore High Court against functioning of sugar mills in southern Punjab. The associat...

An Industrial Zone is to be constructed in Shangla under CPEC

PAR May 2, 2017 0

SHANGLA: PML-N MNA Dr Ibadullah on Wednesday stated an industrial zone would be established in Shangla under CPEC. Addressing a public meeting in Alo...

Decline: Dairy sector struggles with UHT sales

PAR May 2, 2017 0

LAHORE: While the recent episode between Pakistan’s processed milk producers and the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has ended on a positive note for the...

‘Government should not allow sugar mills in cotton core areas of Punjab’

PAR May 2, 2017 0

A two-member delegation of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) led by Dr Jesso Mal returned here after meeting with the standing committees of...

PFMA urges government to formulate policy for disposal of wheat stocks

PAR Apr 28, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) Central Executive Committee has urged the government to devise a solid policy for disposal of large wheat stoc...

Textile industry: continuity of government policies prerequisite for increasing production

PAR Apr 28, 2017 0

Immediate payment of refund claims and continuity in government policy are prerequisite to enhance production of local textile industry up to 80 perce...

Cotton prices stable on low turnover

PAR Apr 28, 2017 0

Cotton prices on the domestic market remained stable on Thursday but turnover was said to be moderate with only about 225,000 bales (155 Kgs) of unsol...

CPEC priority projects to produce 11,000MW by 2018

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD:In order to address a major bottleneck to sustainable economic growth, Pakistan and China have retained electricity generation capacity at 1...

Chinese Cultural Center opens at Islamabad's PNCA

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

Minister of State for Information Broadcasting & National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed her joy at the opening of Chinese Cultural Cen...

‘Pakistan can gain from Poland ties’

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said that Pakistan should benefit from the expertise of Poland in the sectors of industry and technology. Speakin...

SECP approves wheat futures contracts on PMEX

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

In an endeavour to augment the portfolio of agricultural commodities in domestic futures market, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (S...

Main buyers remain absent from cotton market

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

Main leading buyers were conspicuous by their absences on the cotton market on Tuesday due to lack of less buying interest, dealers said. The official...

PBIF chief for business-friendly budget

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain has suggested that the government should consider reducing sales tax...

WB to finance Peshawar-Kabul highway project

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has urged the World Bank to finance a major project in the Pak-Afghan region, which could greatly enhance intra...