Tag: sector

China suggests Pakistan to align policies with CPEC

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

In a major development, China has asked Pakistan to align its development policies as well as internal reform agenda with the China-Pakistan Economic...

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...

PAD formulates three-year plan for modernising agriculture sector

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister has formulated a well-knitted 3-year plan costing Rs4.76 billion for...

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...

Gas Infrastructure Development Cess: Ministry asks CNG sector to retire Rs 40 billion dues

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum asked the CNG sector to retire its outstanding dues of Rs 40 billion collected under the head of Gas Infrastructure D...

Promotion of rose farms in Punjab soon

PAR Jan 17, 2017 0

Necessary arrangements are being finalised to launch a comprehensive plan to develop rose farms for high quality grafted (cut flowers) especially rose...

Surplus commodity export: Sindh's, Punjab's pleas forwarded to ECC

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

The government on Thursday informed the Senate that a request from Punjab and Sindh provinces has been forwarded to Economic Co-ordination Council (EC...

Zardari terms package ''too little too late''

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Asif Ali Zardari, former President of Pakistan and the Chairman of PPPP has rejected the compensation package announced by the Prime Minister for the...

Cotton economy to benefit from export package

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Last Tuesday the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a Rs 180 billion package of incentives for the sagging export sector which is expected to give...

ICST expresses concern over fall in leather exports

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) on Monday expressed concern over falling production and dwindling exports of the leather sector and called f...

Cotton prices soar on slow business

PAR Jan 9, 2017 0

An upward trend persisted on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of slow business activity, dealers said. The official spot rate picked up Rs...

PEDO to launch 7 hydropower projects

PAR Jan 7, 2017 0

Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (PEDO) would launch seven hydropower projects of 668 Megawatt capacities with active participation of priv...

Textile package to be announced only after thorough consultations: Bosan

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday said that decision regarding the announcement of textile packa...

PFVA for establishing CPEC research cell, special body at FPCCI

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

The patron-in-chief of All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA), Waheed Ahmad has suggested that a speci...

Rice Export Orders to Bring Relief to Farmers

PAR Nov 8, 2016 0

Rice export orders in bulk this year will bring a lot of relief to farmers, said Chairman Traders Association Kahna Haji Bashart Ali here on Monday. A...