Tag: capacity

APTMA Punjab urges government to bear Rs 3.63 electricity surcharge

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Syed Ali Ahsan has urged the Punjab government to take the burden of Rs 3.63 electr...

Construction starts at Thar coal site

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The drilling and construction work has started in second largest point block-I of Thar Coal area under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Of...

Petroleum ministry resists ban on LNG power plants

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has opposed a proposed ban on setting up new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-based power plants...

Tajikistan’s hydel power production – a model to follow

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is currently working on the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000 electricity import project. Under this arrangement, Tajikistan an...

Report brings water woes under the spotlight

PAR Feb 4, 2017 0

Former Chairman Wapda Shams-ul-Mulk has said that Pakistan''s policymakers have acted like absentee landlords by considering water as their property a...

Finance minister’s debt defence

PAR Feb 3, 2017 0

In a long and detailed article, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar recently took the extraordinary step of engaging with his critics and presenting a painstak...

Work on Two Mega Nuclear Power Projects on Full Swings

PAR Jan 31, 2017 0

The development work is in full swing on two mega nuclear power projects (KANUPP II and III) with total capacity of producing 2200 megawatts of electr...

Abraaj Group acquires majority stake in Jhimpir power project

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a...

Coca Cola to invest US$ 200 million in Pakistan

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Atilla Yerlikaya, General Manger Coca Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited  said that his company would establish two new beverages plants at Is...

First-come-first-served rule for surplus sugar export: SBP

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday that export quota to sugar mills would be allocated on first-come-first-served basis and only surplu...

Arif Habib Group to invest Rs25b in new cement plant

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Development work under CPEC leads to increased demand of cement in Pakistan. Arif Habib Group’s Power cement shares plan to set up a new plant to qu...

Ahsan directs authorities to resolve water shortage in Gwadar

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) Ahsan Iqbal has instructed relevant authorities to immediately solve the crises of...

Developing hydropower, support governance: accords worth $720 million signed with WB, AIIB

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar witnessed the signing ceremony of agreements worth $720m with the World Bank and Asian Infrast...

Gilgit-Baltistan's peace and tranquility attracts tourists and investments alike

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

Due to its peace and tranquility, Gilgit-Baltistan attracted 1million tourists last year, and has become viable for multiple energy projects under C...

Business Community Supports Inclusion Of Diamer-Bhasha Dam In CPEC: Mian Zahid

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) Minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said supports decision of the government to inc...