2018 April 21 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for April 21st, 2018

SITE Association of Industry to hold protest against load shedding, water crisis

April 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): At the Extraordinary General meeting was held at the SITE Association of Industry, Karachi today under the Chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Jawed Bilwani. Industrialists attended in large number and were very vocal and asked the …

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Murad Ali Shah urges federal government to delink disputed claims amongst different entities from gas supply to KE for power generation

April 21, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a reply to the letter of federal energy minister Awais Leghari says the KW and SB has a claim of about Rs. 18 billion against various federal …

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Meeting of FPCCI Committee on Energy Development

Karachi, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000 MWs of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of …

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Workshop held on deceased organ donation and curbing menace of commercial trade of human organs

April 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): At the end of two-day conference and workshop on deceased organ donation and curbing menace of commercial trade of human organs, a press briefing was organized. The briefing was held by coordination committee appointed by …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to set up joint working groups

April 21, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Visiting Pakistan delegation led by Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr. Miftah Ismail participated in the IMF / World Bank spring meetings 2018 at Washington. The delegation attended a number …

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Defence Minister to leave for Beijing on Monday

April 21, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan will leave for Beijing tomorrow to lead Pakistani delegation at the meeting of defence ministers of the SCO member-states to be held on Tuesday in Beijing. The minister will hold …

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Miftah Ismail briefs IMF, World Bank Officials about Pakistan’s economy

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan delegation led by Dr Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs participated in the IMF / World Bank spring meetings 2018 and attended a number of bilateral meetings on …

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Tech based system being introduced to enhance performance of power distribution companies

April 21, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Minister for Power Division, Awais Leghari has said government plans to introduce technology based system in the power distribution companies to enhance transparency and performance. Talking to a news Channel, he said there was no …

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Govt prepares draft ‘National Tariff Policy’

April 21, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Government has prepared draft National Tariff Policy to simplify existing tariff structure for enhancing economic activity with the focus on exports. The policy has been drafted by Commerce Division and National Tariff Commission to facilitate …

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Students hold protests against rape, murder of Aasifa

April 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, students in Chadoora and Panzan areas of Badgam, today, held a massive protest demonstration demanding punishment for the perpetrators of rape and murder of eight-year-old Aasifa in Kathua. Indian forces’ personnel used …

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Ministry of Commerce and National Tariff Commission finalise National Trade Policy

Islamabad, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Commerce Division is formulating the Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2018-23 which will provide strategic direction for the export sector for the next 5 years. Tariffs, being one of the instruments of trade policy, play …

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JKSDMI starts campaign for 4th debate in House of Commons

April 21, 2018 | General, Official News

London, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination Movement International (JKSDMI) team has started its campaign for fourth parliamentary debate in the House of Commons in London to raise the voice of British Kashmiris in the British Parliament …

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