Tag: federal government

Urea export increases to 0.6 million metric tons

PAR May 25, 2017 0

In order to facilitate the domestic fertiliser producers, the federal government has enhance urea quota 100 percent to 0.6 million. According to State...

Senate Commerce Committee for simplification of procedure to help women in trade, business

par May 10, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Commerce has asked the Ministry of Commerce to simplify the procedure for trade and business for all the h...

Govt urged to raise minimum wage to Rs25,000

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

The federal government should adopt the policy of national economic self reliance to tackle the growing unemployment among the 1.8 million youth enter...

CPEC a journey towards economic regionalisation: Governor Punjab

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Malik Rafiq Rajwana Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPE) was not just a framework of regional connectivit...

Chinese firm awarded Rs55bn power project at Gwadar

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday allowed award of Rs55 billion worth of 300-megawatt coal power project...

KCR revival plan prepared under CPEC, construction to start in October

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

KARACHI: Sindh Mass Transit Cell has submitted a plan for the revival of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project to the provincial Planning and Develop...

Thar coal cheapest solution to tame energy crisis

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Thar coal is the cheapest solution to tame energy crisis which continue to compromise significant of the GDP while consensus on Kalabagh Dam is a matt...

Chinese Foreign Ministry officials laud economic progress

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

A seven-member delegation of Chinese Foreign Ministry visited Punjab Civil Secretariat here on Thursday. Punjab Chief Secretary Capt (r) Zahid Saeed r...

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...

TCP rice export tender attracts only four bidders

PAR Feb 21, 2017 0

Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has received a poor response in the rice export tender because only four parties have submitted bids for partial...

Rs 231 billion sought for water & power sector in budget

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power has requested Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms to allocate Rs 231 billion for water and power sector in the f...

Govt urged to provide funds to ZTB

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD-Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research has recommended the federal government to provide funds to Zarai Tariqiati...

PM seeks early completion of development projects in Karachi

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair Umar to play an instrumental role and act as a bridge between the fede...

CM orders upgrading 10 technical training schools

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

In light of the ‘education emergency’ imposed in the province, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah decided to get 10 technical training instituti...

Ministry-Nepra war of words intensifying

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

The war of words between Ministry of Water and Power and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is intensifying as the Ministry has sent...