Author: PAR

250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity. Three village traini...

USAID, Punjab govt inaugurate Punjab Agriculture Commission’s Secretariat

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

USAID Pakistan Deputy Mission Director Julie Chen and Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha inaugurated the Secretariat of Punjab Agr...

Import of soyabean oil reduces by 58.1pc

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

Soyabean oil import into the country during first eight months of current financial year reduced by 58.1 percent as compared to the imports of corresp...

Thin business on cotton market

PAR Mar 30, 2017 0

Thin business was witnessed on the cotton market on Wednesday as a few mills showed interest in fresh buying, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

Energy price disparity: APTMA warns of rapid deindustrialization in Punjab

PAR Mar 30, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) leadership has warned of rapid deindustrialization in Punjab due to the energy price disparity and...

Chinese language course starts at FCCI CPEC Cell

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

Faisalabad Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) President Mr. Wang Zihai formally inaugurated Chinese Language courses in CP...

Habib Bank opens branch in China, eyes CPEC opportunity

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

Habib Bank, one of the largest private banks in Pakistan which opened its branch in Urumqi, is eyeing opportunities connected with the China-Pakistan...

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

Six ships MSC Messina, Al Rawadah, MSC Albany, Chemroad Haya, Al Bahiya and MV Lahore carrying containers, Edible Oil, LNG and Furnace Oil were arrang...

ST on wheat barn baffles over 1,000 flour mills

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

The Federal Board of Revenue's (FBR) field formation has created confusion among over 1,000 flour mills by charging sales tax on wheat bran (a by-prod...

Government urged not to allow direct wheat export

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) has warned the government not to take any decision on wheat export without taking the flour milling sec...

Increase in cotton growing area recommended

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Textile Industry, Tuesday, recommended to Pakistan Central Cotton Committee PCCC to make efforts for incre...

Sugar export allowed by ECC

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allowed export of 0.2 million metric tons of sugar within a period of sixty days after th...

Hectic trade activity on cotton market

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

Hectic trade activity was witnessed on the cotton market on Tuesday as some mills indulged in forward buying as ginners were ready to oblige them. The...

Irsa projects big water shortage

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Monday projected a 35 percent water shortage for crops in upcoming Kharif season staring from April 1, 2017 fea...

Chambers say won”t submit budget proposals

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Chambers and Associations across Pakistan have unanimously decided not to submit budget proposals for the next fiscal year to express resentment again...