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Archive for April, 2013

Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front criticizes increase over rupee 1 per cent in electricity tariff

April 30, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Lahore, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) on Tuesday severely criticized increase over rupee 1 percent in electricity tariff and called for its withdrawal in the larget interest of economy. In a statement issued here, the Chairman PIAF Malik Tahir Javed said that at a time when the entire country […]

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Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry finalizes budget proposals for 2013-14

April 30, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce, Industries

Karachi, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in its budget proposals has prepared a number of tax reforms in its quest to broad tax net and bring more taxpayers into the net. The President FPCCI Zubair Ahmed Malik while finalizing the Budget proposal for the forthcoming Budget 2013-14 […]

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for think-tank to strategize economic uplift

April 30, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce, Industries

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Private sector could achieve set milestone of economic targets, therefore a favourable and conducive business environment should be provided to the business community to build their confidence which would help to pull the wheel of economy and acceleration of trade and investment in the country. These remarks were made by […]

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To pay tribute to Shuhadas of Armed Forces, who laid their lives for defence of motherland Youm- e-Shuhada celebrated at Bahawalpur Garrison

Bahawalpur, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): To pay tribute to Shuhadas of the Armed Forces, who laid their lives for the defence of the motherland, Youm- e-Shuhada was celebrated at Bahawalpur Garrison today. The day started with special prayers for Shuhadas in all mosques of the garrison. A ceremony was held in Bahawalpur garrison which was […]

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Discontinuation of Quetta-Zahidan Pakistan International Airlines Flights big blow to Small and Medium Enterprises

April 30, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged Mohammad Junaid Younis managing director (MD) Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to reconsider and restart the flights from Quetta to Zahidan to Quetta to enable the businessmen to continue their commercial activities without hindrance. The union has invited the attention of […]

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Government has announced Public Holiday on 1st May, 2013 (Wednesday) on account of Labour Day

April 30, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): It is notified for information of the general public that 1st May, 2013 (Wednesday) has been declared as Public Holiday on account of Labour Day. All government and non-government organisations and educational institutions will remain closed. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer Press Information Department (PID) […]

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National Vocational and Technical Training Commission launches country wide awareness Programme for accreditation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training institutes

April 30, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) has launched a country-wide awareness campaign for accreditation of institutes, imparting Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Pakistan. The awareness drive, supported by the TVET Reform Support Programme, was kicked off at Islamabad in two information sharing sessions held here on […]

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Japan extends yen 800 million for procuring Japanese Small and Medium Enterprises products and medical Equipment

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Furthering development cooperation with Pakistan, the Government of Japan has extended two Non-Project Grant Aids (NPGAs) to the Government of Pakistan. The official ceremony for Exchange of Notes took place today, April 30, 2013, in the Economic Affairs Division. Muhammad Shahzad Arbab, Secretary Economic Affairs Division and Hiroshi Oe, the […]

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Fifth Technical Level meeting on Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement held

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Fifth Technical Level Meeting on Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (PSFTA) was held at Islamabad from 29-30 April, 2013. The Meeting was co-chaired by Munir Qureshi, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, and Mr. Anura Siriwardena, Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Government of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Mr. […]

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Pak-Japan Friendship Bazaar in Tokyo attracts huge crowd

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): The two-day (28-29 April) Pakistan-Japan Friendship Bazaar held at the famous Ueno Park in Tokyo attracted huge crowds. Ms. Midori Matsushima, Member Japan-Pakistan Parliamentarians Friendship League and former Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan was the Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony says a press release received from Tokyo. Speaking […]

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Governor Punjab calls on President Zardari

April 30, 2013 | Press Information Department

Karachi, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Governor Punjab Makhdum Syed Ahmed Mahmud today called on President Asif Ali Zardari at the Bilawal House. Overall situation in the province particularly security arrangements for holding free and fair elections were discussed during the meeting. The Governor apprised the President about the various steps being taken to maintain law […]

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Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources visits Geological Survey of Pakistan

April 30, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Sohail Wajahat Sidduqui, here visited Geosciences Advance Research Laboratories, Geological Survey of Pakistan (GSP) and chaired a meeting of geoscientists. The meeting was attended by former Director Generals and former Deputy Director Generals of GSP. The presentation by incumbent Director General, Geological Survey of […]

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