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PM Nawaz Sharif directs for continuation of subsidy on fertilizers

Rs. 28 billion allocated for subsidy on fertilizers Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed for continuation of the provision of subsidy on fertilizers to benefit farmers. “Agriculture is the backbone of our economy and farmers must be facilitated to achieve bumper crops for accelerated GDP growth,” the Prime Minister said, ... Read More »

PIA launches inflight entertainment system

Lahore : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started providing intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from today. The system will allow passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops. Initially, the facility will be available on selected flights on Karachi-Islamabad and Karachi-Lahore ... Read More »

World Bank revises Pakistan’s growth rate upward

Lahore : World Bank has revised Pakistan’s growth rate upward to 5.2 percent for fiscal year 2017 and 5.5 percent for 2018. The bank previously estimated growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Pakistan 5 percent and 5.4 percent respectively, a private news channel reported. The report “Global Economic Prospects; ... Read More »

PM Nawaz Sharif announces Rs 180 billion package to boost exports

Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday announced a major Rs180 billion package of “Export-led growth” to enhance country’s exports over the next eighteen months. He was addressing a function of leading exporters here at the PM Office. The event was also attended by Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, ... Read More »

Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders express concern over fall in leather exports

Lahore : Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Monday expressed concern over falling production and dwindling exports of the leather sector and called for steps to revive it. Once vibrant leather sector is sailing in troubled waters and its exports for the year 2015.16 fell by 12.35 percent on the ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif orders maximum relief for gas consumers

Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday directed the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources to ensure maximum relief to gas consumers. Talking to Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here at the PM House, Prime Minister Sharif also directed enhanced coordination regarding energy projects in the country. The ... Read More »

Punjab Revenue Authority has introduced tax culture as a national responsibility : Ayesha Ghaus

Lahore : Provincial Minister for Finance Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that Punjab Revenue Authority has carved out a unique identity for itself among tax collection agencies at federal and provincial level due to its public-friendly attitude. She said that the authority has defeated the negative concepts of harassment and ... Read More »

Malik Sohail reappointed as Chairman Coordination FPCCI

Lahore : Business leader of Islamabad Malik Sohail Hussain has been re-appointed as Chairman Coordination Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). Newly-appointed President of FPCCI Zubair Tufail has appointed Malik Sohail as Chairman Coordination FPCCI who has served against the same post for last two years. Secretariat ... Read More »

Sale of unhealthy milk is a heinous crime : Shahbaz Sharif

Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed that indiscriminate action should be continued against the elements involved in production and sale of substandard and unhygienic milk. He said that production and sale of unhealthy milk is a heinous crime and those involved in this evil trade deserve ... Read More »

APTMA Punjab delegation calls on Sikandar Hayat Bosan

Lahore : Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday ruled out any issue of food security, citing that Pakistan has surplus stocks of wheat, rice, corn, sugar and other commodities. Talking to the media after having a meeting with All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) President (Punjab) Aamir Fayyaz and ... Read More »

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