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Promotion of rose farms in Punjab soon

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Necessary arrangements are being finalised to launch a comprehensive plan to develop rose farms for high quality grafted (cut flowers) especially rose...

Fertilizer importers seek payment of Rs 5 billion DAP subsidy

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Fertilizer importers have approached the Prime Minister for immediate payment of pending DAP subsidy claims of over Rs 5 billion to continue the schem...

Dar reviews availability of urea for Rabi crops

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Monday chaired a meeting to ascertain the availability of urea in the country as demand for the fertilizer for Rabi crops i...

Surplus commodity export: Sindh's, Punjab's pleas forwarded to ECC

Clara Jan 13, 2017 0

The government on Thursday informed the Senate that a request from Punjab and Sindh provinces has been forwarded to Economic Co-ordination Council (EC...

Agriculture sector being badly hit by climate change: minister

Clara Jan 13, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that Pakistan is the 7th country in the world which is being affected seriously due to climat...

Village committees to oversee weed eradication campaign

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) will set up committees at village level to make the forthcoming weed eradication campaign a success. The commi...

Shah threatens to launch protest against withdrawal of subsidy on fertilizer

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPP-P) will launch a prote...

Flour Mills Association seeks Rs 50 billion package

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) has urged the government to announce an Rs 50 billion package for exporters of wheat and wheat products...

Village committees to oversee weed eradication campaign

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) will set up committees at village level to make the forthcoming weed eradication campaign a success. The commi...

Growers urge government to maintain prices of fertilisers

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Different growers' organisations taking strong exception to discontinuation of subsidy on fertilizers with immediate effect have urged the government...

Producers of urea blamed for low sale of surplus urea stock

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

The government has reportedly held local producers of urea responsible for the low sale of surplus imported stock of urea available with National Fert...

Rs 400 subsidy on fertilizer withdrawn

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Federal government has withdrawn subsidy of Rs 400 per bag on fertilizer with immediate effect. Ministry of National Foods Security and Research has i...

Primitive ways keeping agriculture sector backward: PBIF

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister M...

Prices of essential food items show modest decline

Clara Jan 9, 2017 0

Prices of essential food items, including vegetable, pulses, fruits, and others, have witnessed a slight decline in retail market, according to survey...

Government decides to revamp ZTBL

Clara Jan 9, 2017 0

The government has decided to revamp Zari Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) after issues pertaining to its financial viability and sustainability were rai...