Daily Archives: January 18, 2021

KP Planning 10 New Economic Zones and 19 Small Industrial Estates

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has planned to establish ten economic zones across the province in the next decade. These economic zones will be established under the Industrial Policy, 2020, after the provincial cabinet’s approved the policy in this regard

SBP, FBR and PBS to Harmonize Trade Data Discrepancy

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), in collaboration with the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), will harmonize the exports and imports data to address the widening gap between the trade data of SBP

Government to Import LNG Itself Until Resolution of New Terminals Issue

The Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MoMA) has proposed to the government to import LNG itself till new terminals are commissioned. LNG will be imported as per available extra capacity in the existing pipeline network, reported Business Recorder. In its meeting held

BBIT urges investors to invest in minerals sector of Balochistan

Chief Executive Officer Balochistan Board of Investment and Trade (BBIT) Farman Zarkoon has said that the province has tremendous opportunities for domestic and foreign investors in the minerals sector. In a statement issued in Quetta, he said that high quality

Polling for by-election in PS-52 Umerkot-II underway

Twelve candidates are in the field, while main contest is expected between Syed Ameer Ali Shah of PPP and Arbab Ghulam Rahim of GDA. The seat was vacated after the death of late Syed Ali Mardan Shah. The poling will

Sarwar to lay foundation stone of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority at Chak Jhumra today

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will lay the foundation stone of the first project of the Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority at Chak Jhumra near Faisalabad on Monday. The project costing over 161million rupees will provide clean drinking water to more than

PTI provides details of its accounts to ECP: Farrukh Habib

Parliamentary Leader for Railways Farrukh Habib says the PTI has provided details of its accounts to the Election Commission of Pakistan. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad today (Monday), he said it is the opposition parties which have failed

Buzdar directs to take effective steps to resolve problems of people

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to take effective steps to resolve the problems of the people at their doorsteps. Chairing a meeting in Lahore today (Monday), he said that the new local bodies system will usher in

Intensity of second wave of coronavirus gradually reducing in province: Yasmin

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that the intensity of the second wave of coronavirus is gradually reducing in the province. Addressing a press conference in Lahore today (Monday), she said that more than 2.7 million coronavirus tests

Snowboarding event kicks off in Malam Jabba on Monday

Pakistan International Snowboarding Cup has kicked off in the scenic Malam Jabba area of Swat. The six days’ event has been organized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa department of Tourism in collaboration with a private business enterprise. Participants from across the country