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Pakistan Economy Watch demands steps to ensure food security

Lahore : The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday demanded steps to ensure food security as the problem in Pakistan is not linked to the availability of food but its prices which are out of the reach of many. It expressed reservations over government response to the looming food security ... Read More »

Punjab Cabinet approves privatization of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power

Lahore : A meeting of provincial cabinet was presided over by Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here today which approved unanimously privatisation of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Private Limited Company. The meeting also approved setting up of Punjab Thermal Power Company Limited for new gas power project of 1200MW capacity ... Read More »

GE Transportation will provide Pakistan Railways with 20 FDL C20EMP locomotives

Lahore : Pakistan Railways and GE Transportation have maintained a successful relationship for more than three decades and today’s announcement builds upon the commitment to further develop Pakistan’s rail infrastructure. GE Transportation will provide Pakistan Railways with 20 FDL C20EMP locomotives to help in the transportation of people and goods ... Read More »

PML-N presents its last Tax free budget in Punjab Assembly

Lahore : Tax free budget of Punjab province for the year 2017-18 was presented in Punjab Assembly. Rate of sales tax on construction services is being decreased from 16 percent to 5 percent. Decision has been made to abolish every kind of registration fee for new business firms. Investment bonds ... Read More »

Pakistan Railways reinstalled Goods Train GITA

Lahore : Pakistan Railways has reinstalled Goods Train GITA (Goods in Transit to Afghanistan) after 5 years Pakistan Railways has reinstalled   Goods Train GITA (Goods in Transit to Afghanistan) which used to provide capacity of transit trade to Afghanistan. This train used to provide capability of freight to Afghan traders ... Read More »

Finance minister Dr Ayesha will present new fiscal budget 2017-18

Lahore :  Finance minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha will present new fiscal budget 2017-18 in Punjab assembly on 2nd of June. Punjab budget will be public friendly. No new tax will be imposed. Main focus will be Education, health, food and clean drinking water. Steps would be taken to get ... Read More »

FPCCI president left for Russia to attend Int’l Economic Forum meeting

Lahore : President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail on Thursday left for St. Petersburg, Russia to attend the meeting of International Economic Forum. St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) is being attended by a number of heads of states, CEOs of ... Read More »

IWCCI to hold expo annually in the EU

Lahore : The outcome of the recent visit of women entrepreneurs to Europe proved to be very encouraging therefore we have decided to hold exhibition in different countries annually to introduce Pakistani products, a business leader said. Women entrepreneurs linked to Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) recently ... Read More »

Pakistan Railways changes the schedule of Babu Express

Lahore : Pakistan Railways has decided to change the schedule of Babu Express which travels between Wazirabad – Lahore – Wazirabad (206 Down) Babu Express will vacate Wazirabad at 4:45 am and will grasp Lahore at 6:50 am. Remember this train used to leave Wazirabad at 5:00 am. This timetable ... Read More »

There should be no politics on CPEC : Kh Saad Rafiq

Lahore : Federal Minister for Railways Kh Saad Rafiq said on Monday that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a long term strategic investment and partnership, which should not be made controversial at all. He said this while addressing a seminar on Future of Pakistan Railways and Logistics in the light of CPEC here at ... Read More »

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