LDA approves construction of 4,000 apartments

LAHORE: The governing body of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Thursday approved the construction of 4,000 residential units at a cost of...

Hafeez Shaikh chairs FBR Policy Board meeting, stresses evaluation of customs clearance time

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has stressed the need to evaluate the clearance time with...

PM directs facilitation of industries linked with construction sector

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the authorities concerned to ensure provision of facilities to allied industries connected with the construction sector...

CDWP approves four projects worth Rs16bn 

CDWP okays Rs7.5bn for education-related projects in AJK; Rs3.48bn for establishment of National Aerospace Science & Technology Park

PM inaugurates two national parks in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated Himalaya and Nanga Parbat National Parks, spanning a huge area of 3,600 square kilometres in...

SBP issues regulatory framework to facilitate B2C e-commerce exports

LAHORE: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a regulatory framework to facilitate Business-to-Consumer (B2C) e-Commerce exports from Pakistan. The central bank...

Cabinet approves $150m, sets criteria to procure Covid vaccine

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has approved $150 million grant for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccine, besides setting the criteria for the same. This...

President tells K-Electric to ensure smooth supply to industry

KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the industrialists to join hands for the resolution of issues faced by the business community...

DRAP suggests 38pc reduction in Remdesivir price

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has suggested a 38 per cent cut in the price of 100mg Remdesivir injection,...

Petrol price to remain unchanged till Dec 15

The government has decided to leave the prices of petrol, kerosene, and light diesel unchanged till December 15, a notification issued by...

FBR exceeds July-Nov collection target by Rs17bn

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has achieved its tax collection target for the first five months (July-Nov) of the current fiscal...

Pakistan, China finalise Gwadar projects for upcoming JCC

ISLAMABAD: The 5th meeting of Pakistan China Joint Working Group (JWG) on Gwadar has finalized deliverable projects which would be placed before...

Govt likely to approve ‘uniform standards’ for steel industry

ISLAMABAD: The country's steelmakers have demanded the government to implement uniform standards for steel and its raw material in the country, sources...

PM seeks practical measures to streamline Pak-Afghan trade

Premier approves establishment of Export Development Board; calls for environmental protection in construction projects

Covid-19: KPRA fears significant decline in services tax collection

PESHAWAR: Like other industries, Covid-19 has badly affected hotels, rest houses and restaurants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, owing to which the provincial government was...