Tag: situation

Water shortage in canals may hamper wheat crop yield

PAR Feb 27, 2017 0

While facing acute shortage of water in canals, Balochistan has blamed Sindh for water theft and asked the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) to inte...

Ministry proposes export of urea

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has proposed the export of 0.3 million tons of urea after considering its likely impact on domestic price and gas supply si...

Dar reviews availability of urea for Rabi crops

PAR Jan 17, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Monday chaired a meeting to ascertain the availability of urea in the country as demand for the fertilizer for Rabi crops i...

Agriculture sector being badly hit by climate change: minister

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that Pakistan is the 7th country in the world which is being affected seriously due to climat...

Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil...

Wheat growers urged to avoid excessive irrigation to get better yield

PAR Jan 5, 2017 0

LAHORE: Agricultural experts of the Punjab Agriculture Department have urged the wheat growers of the province to avoid excessive irrigation for bette...

Ministry backs, albeit reluctantly, urea export

PAR 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...

APTMA-SB for withdrawal of 4 percent import duty on raw cotton

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Sindh-Balochistan Zone has appealed to the government for the removal of 4 percent import duty on raw c...

Fruit, vegetable exports hit by KDBL-KPT tussle: PFVA

PAR Dec 30, 2016 0

Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (PFVA) has said that several issues are major barriers in enhancement of exports of fruit and veget...

LCCI urges SNGPL to resolve issue of low gas pressure

PAR Aug 26, 2016 0

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) on Thursday has urged the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) to resolve the issue...