Tag: federal government

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...

Pakistan's prosperity ensured by inclusive development of all federating units: Shahbaz

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Engaging all federating units in development will lead to a prosperous Pakistan, says Shahbaz. Federal government facilitating Balochistan with 300M...

Customs Export to start second phase of issuance of rebate claims soon

Faizan Haroon Jan 19, 2017 0

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Export is going to start the second phase of issuance of rebate claims to the exporters. According to sourc...

Thakot-Havelian Motorway Section To Be Completed In 3 Years

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

About 118 kilometer Thakot-Havelian section of the Hazara Motorway will be completed in three years at a cost of Rs 134 billion. The federal governme...

Withdrawal of subsidy on fertilisers: PPPP submits calling attention notice

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) has submitted a calling attention notice in the National Assembly Secretariat regarding the withdrawal...