Tag: Planning

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...

International moot on water crisis planned

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday informed Senate that the government is planning to convene an international conference on...

Punjab to launch new projects for small livestock farmers

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Punjab Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Asif Saeed Manais has said that Provincial Livestock Ministry is planning to initiate new projects...

Ministry backs, albeit reluctantly, urea export

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce has half-heartedly supported the export of 0.3 million tons of urea manufactured on subsidised natural gas due to possible pr...

Gwadar Customs recovers smuggled liquor, vehicle engines in two operations

PAR Sep 1, 2016 0

KARACHI: The Gwadar Customs has recovered a huge quantity of foreign origin alcohol and seized 12 engines of luxury vehicles in separate raids. Sourc...

Cotton farmers: Ahsan for development of quick response system

PAR Jul 27, 2016 0

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has directed the authorities concerned to establish a quick response system to help...

4.7 Percent GDP growth rate highest in eight years

PAR Jun 2, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Reforms Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said due to prudent economic policies and use of 100 percent development funds t...

FCCI head says business community fully supports CPEC project

PAR Jan 30, 2016 0

Faisalabad: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal will visit Faisalabad during the month of March to have detailed discussion on d...

Budget 2015-16: No funds set aside to fight malnutrition

PAR Jun 7, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has not set aside separate resources in the development budget to address chronic malnutrition in the country, despi...

Govt to target industry, agriculture in budget 2015-16

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal has said that government’s main target in budget 2015-16 is to strengthen industr...

FBR bans transfer/posting of officials to expedite preparation of budget proposals

PAR Apr 29, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: As the federal government is planning to present the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 in parliament on May 29 instead of June, the Federal Bo...