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Textile package: It is too early to forecast full impact, FBR tells Senate body

PAR Mar 9, 2017 0

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has observed that it is too early to forecast the full impact of textile package on exports as announced by Prime M...

Stable trend on cotton market

PAR Mar 9, 2017 0

Thin trading activity was seen on the cotton market on Wednesday as the ginners were not ready to sell little stock of fine quality. The official spot...

CPEC will increase Pakistan's regional importance: President Mamnoon Hussain

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

President Mamnoon Hussain said Tuesday that several proposals are under consideration to ensure availability of doctors at health centers in the backw...

Business conference on CPEC to be held in August, 2017

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to hold the annual conference on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in August this year where the business...

China invested over $50bn in Belt & Road projects since 2013: NDRC

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

China has invested over $50 billion in the countries along the Silk Road after it proposed the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013, a senior Chinese offi...

KP government urged to open milk and meat farms

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

Livestock farmers have urged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to open milk and meat farms and facilitate local people because they were facing shortage o...

Bt Cotton Varieties: PSC approves general cultivation

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

MULTAN: Three new Bt cotton varieties developed by scientists of Central Cotton Research Institute in Multan have been approved by Punjab Seed Council...

TCP finalizes deal for exporting rice to Sri Lanka

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) Tuesday finalized a deal with M/s Jhulay Lal Parboiled Rice Mills for export of 5,000 tons of rice to Sri La...

Customs court grants bails to suspects booked in mega tax evasion

Faizan Haroon Mar 8, 2017 0

KARACHI: Customs (Taxation & Anti-Smuggling) Court Judge Syed Faiz Rasool Rashdi granted a pre-arrest bails to accused named Saddiq Abdul Razzak S...

Customs Intelligence seizes drugs worth Rs 450m in February

Faizan Haroon Mar 8, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has seized hundreds of kilograms...

Faisalabad customs appraisement surpasses target by 80pc

Faizan Haroon Mar 8, 2017 0

FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement generated Rs720.78million during February 2017 against the set target of Rs897million and surpassed...

Prices firm on short supply of quality cotton

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

Steadier trend was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday amid slow business activity due to shortage of quality lint, dealers said. The official spot r...

FPCCI seeks permanent market for kinnow in Iran

PAR Mar 7, 2017 0

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s Regional Standing Committee on Horticulture has urged concerned authorities to help turni...

Customs Court issues non-bailable warrants against owner of non-duty paid Land Cruiser

Faizan Haroon Mar 7, 2017 0

KARACHI: Customs Court Judge Syed Faiz Rasool Rashdi has issued non-bailable warrants for two suspects — Moazzam Mazhar Faruqui and Shujaat Ullah Khan...

Customs I&I recovers smuggled goods worth Rs 2,210.6m from Oct 2016 to Feb 2017

Faizan Haroon Mar 7, 2017 0

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Enforcement shown tremendous performanc...