Tag: water

ABAD, Jang Group construction sector expo for CPEC begins today

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: A three-day expo about the construction sector will start at Pak-China Centre here from Friday (today) under the auspices of the Associatio...

Tepid tone on cotton market

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

Barring some higher grades of leftover cottons, most of the remaining lint from the current crop (August 2016/July 2017) is of lower quality as we app...

Additional quantity: Industry seeks to export sugar

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The domestic sugar industry has sought permission to export additional quantity of 0.5 million tons of sugar without any rebate to avert default in pa...

MoW&P asked to submit report about Wapda dues against Sindh government

PAR Mar 1, 2017 0

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Government Assurances ordered the Ministry of Water and Power (MoW&P) to submit its report about the o...

Transmission line: Nepra cited by ECC without concurrence

PAR Feb 28, 2017 0

Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allegedly cited National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) without its concurrence...

Power sector arrears in three years: Ministry says Rs 348 billion accumulated

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power, in its recent presentation to the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has acknowledged that Rs 348 bill...

Kinnow export to Indonesia surges to $23m

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Kinnow exports to Indonesia surged to $ 23 million in 2016 as compare to $ 3 million in 2013 in the wake of Preferential Trade Agreement be...

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...

ECC lends a helping hand to Discos

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has decided to provide Rs 30 billion sovereign guarantee to the power sector for settlement...

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...

Agreements signed to set up 1650 MW coal power plants

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

The government Wednesday signed four agreements to set up two coal based power plants of 1650 MW in Hub and Thar under China Pakistan Economic Corrido...

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...

KP realigns its development plans with CPEC, establishment of oil refinery and cement plant ordered

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Chief Minister KP orders establishment of ancillary facilities to enhance the state's capacity to support CPEC projects. Facilities to include hydel...

World Bank to provide Rs 48.5 billion loan to PIPIP

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

The World Bank will provide Rs 48.5 billion loan to Punjab government for 'Punjab Irrigated-Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project (PIPIP)' at a...

Ahsan directs authorities to resolve water shortage in Gwadar

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) Ahsan Iqbal has instructed relevant authorities to immediately solve the crises of...