Rs3.9bn received in dams fund

SBP issues the list of top 10 donorsISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Dams Fund has so far received a total of Rs...

Imran Khan’s bid to crowdfund $14 billion for Pakistan dam

The government’s plan is to build two facilities: the Mohmand dam in the country’s northwest, widely seen as feasible, and the much larger, troubled Diamer-Basha project in the north, first mooted in the early 2000s

Govt finally imposes restrictions on metal contents level in gasoline products

Manganese would be totally phased out from petrol after May 1st, 2019

50-Megawatt Jhimpir Power starts commercial operations

Jhimpir Power, Burj Capital’s first project, in its 500MW renewable asset platform in Pakistan achieved commercial operations with plant inauguration held by Burj Capital officials on Wednesday.

Water shortage threatens cotton sowing and production

Cotton plantation in Punjab wasn’t as severely impacted by water shortage but could only be sown at 4.39 million acres or 77 percent of the targeted area set at 5.70 million acres

How Zahoor Sarwar made energy conservation his business

Research Teck is focused on helping other businesses with their productivity enhancement and energy and environmental impact reduction needs

Finance Division clarifies news about current account deficit

Clarifying a news item on current account deficit, appeared in a section of press on December 20, it said the news does not reflect the factual position, a Finance Division press release said.

Govt mulls options to construct Diamer Bhasha dam to meet energy needs

Sharing details of a proposed plan regarding the formation of Diamer Bhasha dam Pvt Ltd Co., the sources said that it was proposed to market the shares of this company through Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) and approximately 52 percent shares of the company will be owned by the government and owners of remaining 48pc shares will be with the masses

The incentive in going green

Either hot or very cold, mostly in the extreme, the weather is hardly ever temperate. One’s neighbourhood is hit by water scarcity, the power...

Differences over devaluation surfaced in fiscal policy board meeting

Finance Minister asks SBP to develop information sharing mechanism on major decisions, meanwhile, government expects improvement in economy after January 2019

As water crisis deepens, drought reality hits Pakistani population

Per capita water availability has been on a downward trend for decades. In 1947, when Pakistan was created, the figure stood at about 5,000 cubic meters per person, according to the World Bank. Today it is 1,000 cubic meters

Chinese group to set up cheese processing factory in Pakistan

BEIJING: Joint Holdings Group Chairman Bai Shun called on the Consul General, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu on Monday at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Chengdu.The chairman...

Total water storage in reservoirs face 30 percent shortfall, as Tarbela hits maximum level

Pakistan’s main water reservoirs have gained 65.60 percent of the combined live storage of 13.681 MAF, of which 34.40 percent capacity requires to be filled

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International decides to quit selling cigarettes

KARACHI: Global tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) announced its new year's resolution to give up cigarette.In an unusual move, the tobacco company placed full-page...

OGRA advises OMCs to develop retail outlets in vicinity of supply point, depot

ISLAMABAD: Almost failed to make the licensed oil marketing companies (OMCs) comply with the clause stipulating construction of oil storages over past few years,...

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