Tag: electricity

Gas Infrastructure Development Cess: Ministry asks CNG sector to retire Rs 40 billion dues

Clara Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum asked the CNG sector to retire its outstanding dues of Rs 40 billion collected under the head of Gas Infrastructure D...

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

Clara 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...

NA body wants utility tariff for textile at par with region

Clara Jan 18, 2017 0

KARACHI: Members of the National Assembly (NA)'s Standing Committee on Textile Industry and representatives from the textile sector Tuesday discussed...

Gwadar: Look and feel

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

Gwadar is happening. Just how soon is the question, the answer to which is not the easiest to find. Anyone who has visited the serene beach town five...

Early Harvest Projects Under CPEC To Be Completed By 2017-18

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

National Assembly Standing on Planning Development and Reforms here on Tuesday was informed that under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), 12 ear...

Diamer-Bhasha Dam will also be part of CPEC: Ahsan

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal Monday said that Diamer-Bhasha Dam would also be part of the China-Pakistan Economi...

240 LNG shipments: financial bids for supply to open on January 19

Clara Jan 16, 2017 0

Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) is to open financial bids for the supply of 240 shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on Jan 19, while contracts to succ...

Modern Technology Being Used In CPEC Projects To Reduce Pollution: Ahsan

PAR Jan 16, 2017 0

Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal Friday said state-of-the-art technology was being used in all coal related projects in the...

Seven SEZs So Far Established To Facilitate Investors

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

The government has so far established seven Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country to facilitate domestic and foreign investors to invest in man...

Extension in levy of NJ surcharge approved by ECC

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved an extension in the levy of Neelum Jhelum (NJ) surcharge from electricity consu...

870 MW Suki Kinari Hydropower Project Achieves Financial Close

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

With the efforts and facilitation of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), Pakistan on Monday achieved another landmark by declaring financia...

Experts for promoting integrated long-term energy planning

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Energy experts in a policy roundtable have urged the government to promote integrated long-term planning in the energy sector and check gaps in the ma...

All Provinces To Get Equal Benefits From CPEC: Ahsan

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal Saturday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a national project an...