Tag: federal government

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...

ADB and DFID to support clean energy and transport policy in Pakistan

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: With the mul­ti-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) already under way, Pakistan has engaged the services of the Asian De...

President Manmoon assures CPEC's benefit to Governor Sindh

PAR Feb 7, 2017 0

The newly-appointed governor of Pakistan's Sindh province met President Mamnoon Hussain where the two discussed benefits of China Pakistan Economic...

Need to enhance tax to GDP ratio stressed

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

LAHORE: Pakistan has one of the lowest tax-to-GDP ratios among developing countries and the fact has been brought into light on a number of platforms...

DAP import suspended by fertilizer importers

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The fertilizer importers have announced to suspend import of DAP due to non-payment of over Rs 5 billion subsidy by the federal government. Industry s...

Urea export allowed by ECC

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allowed the export of 0.3 million tons of urea and decided to continue a Rs 200 subsidy o...