Tag: industry

Part of long-awaited subsidy on fertilizers released

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

The Government of Pakistan has released the second tranche of the long-awaited subsidy amount promised on fertilizers in the National Budget 2016-2017...

Rajwana inaugurates hydroponic greenhouse

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana on Thursday said use of modern technology in agriculture would strengthen economy and improve lives of...

Chinese textile park to further weigh on struggling Pak exports

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan’s struggling textile industry is facing new threats of further losing its market share to China, which is heavily investing in texti...

CPEC to help make Kashmir ideal for business, tourism

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Azad Jammu & Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has invited the people of Karachi to come to Azad Kashmir in the coming summer to see and enjoy...

Pakistani textiles made a mark in Texworld 2017 in Paris

PAR Feb 7, 2017 0

Pakistan's high quality and value added textile products were showcased at the 3- day 40th edition of Texworld show held from 6th to 9th of this month...

Businessmen stress essentiality of SEZs as included in CPEC

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

LAHORE: Establishment of new industrial estates, special economic zones, and technological upgrade of the existing clusters of small and medium indust...

Gilgit-Baltistan hosts 1 million tourists in 2016 as peace prevailed throughout

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD - Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Hafiz Hafizur Rehman Tuesday said that due to improved law and order situation in the country over o...

Apparel Forum approaches PM for amendments in export package

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

Pakistan Apparel Forum, the biggest group of value added textile, has approached Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to amend the export package by extending...

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...

Textile units registered with MoTI given GST exemption

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted sales tax on the import of machinery (not manufactured locally) by textile units registered with the M...

Government prepares to engage 0.1 million youth for CPEC-related technical training

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Islamabad: A PC-1 for Prime Minister Youth Skill Development Programme (PMYSDP) (Phase IV) has been submitted to Ministry of Education and Professiona...

Pakistan becomes fourth-largest market for cooking oil: experts

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

Pakistan has become the fourth largest market for cooking oil after China, India and United Arab Emirates and third largest importer of the commodity...

SPFC to play vital role in commercial forestry

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) will play an instrumental role in the overall development of commercial forestry on modern scientific lines and pur...

President Azad Kashmir sees CPEC as gateway for economic progress

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

AJK President says CPEC will revolutionize the economy of all parts of Pakistan, including Kashmir. Describes the development of Kashmir, Balochista...

FPCCI seeks incentives for horticulture exporters

PAR Jan 17, 2017 0

Chairman, Regional Standing Committee on Horticulture Exports, of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Ahmad Jawad has...