Fawad Yousafzai

  • Islamabad-Showing serious reservation over the high tariff of the electricity, NEPRA (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority) has noted that, the high cost of electricity, inefficient distribution services and load-shedding policy on high loss feeders is pushing consumers away from the ...

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  • Islamabad-The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Power deferred two bills related to empowering the police to arrest consumers for theft and to impose surcharges on electricity. The meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Power presided over by MNA Chaudhry Salik ...

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  • Islamabad-The National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA) efforts to hire consultant for the energy audit of gas-based captive power plants (CPPs) may face a legal battle as it has allegedly violated PPRA (Public Procurement Regulatory Authority) rules. The advertisement for the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan will try to sign a framework agreement with China on Western Route of CPEC (D.I.Khan Zhob) during the meeting of 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of the corridor which is likely to be held next month.     All the preparations for the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Chairman of Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has said that 41 percent water share of Balochistan is being stolen in Sindh. The Standing Committee on Water Resources, which met under the chairmanship of Nawab Muhammad Yousuf Talpur, was also informed by the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  -  Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) has directed the Ministry of Energy to plan for meeting the industrial and residential gas demand fully during winter season, without resorting to load management. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) was held under the ...

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  • Islamabad - To overcome the gas shortage issue in winter seasons and ensure availability of gas in far-flung areas the government is planning to reduce the LPG price and add more RLNG to the system on the basis of   Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC). The government is also planning to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The government has collected only Rs 3.25 billion Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) against the first billed instalment of Rs20.5 billion from various consumers. Following the Supreme Court of Pakistan decisions to collect GIDC from various sectors the petroleum division had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Monday approved eight projects worth Rs 36 billion and recommended seven projects worth Rs 233.014 billion to ECNEC. The CDWP, that met with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan in the chair, deferred the ...

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  • Islamabad-The National Assembly Standing Committee on Energy (Power Division) Monday showed reservations on the Amendments proposed for the “The regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill, 2020”, said that they will not allow levying ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-    The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) will today (Monday) consider three World Bank-funded projects worth Rs111.863 billion for Sindh province. The CDWP will also consider the 2nd revised PC-I for the Gwadar International Airport which is CPEC umbrella project, ...

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  • Islamabad- The Federal government and government of Balochistan have yet to resolve the issue pertaining to the signing of Development and Production of the Sui Lease even after the passage of more than five years of the expiry of the lease in July 2015.  A committee comprising of the Federal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - While contesting the claims by former finance minister Miftah Ismail, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has said the RLNG terminals set up under the PML-N government were not the cheapest, in fact, they were amongst the most expensive globally. The two leaders locked their ...

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  • Islamabad   -   The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday allowed ex-Wapda power distribution companies (Discos) an increase of Rs0.8376 per unit in power tariff on account of monthly fuel price adjustment for July 2020. Central Power Purchasing Agency ...

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  • Islamabad   -   Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) and K-Electric (K-E) have Thursday signed heads of agreement for the supply of 150 MMCFD RLNG to 900 MW Bin Qasim Power Station III (BQPS-III) power plant. In accordance with the decision of Government of Pakistan, MD Pakistan LNG ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The current available wheat stock in the country is 5080747 tons which is around 25 percent less than the stock of 6770266 tons available in the same peri­od of last year. Out of the total wheat stock currently available in the coun­try 2992744 tons is in Punjab, 1259395 tons in ...

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  • Islamabad-Rejecting the AGP’s (Auditor General of Pakistan) demand to audit regulatory decisions of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), OGRA has said that, it contravenes the constitutional provisions as well as the Authority’s Ordinance and beyond the Auditor’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have recommended the federal government to increase minimum support price (MSP) of wheat to Rs 1800 and Rs 1700 per 40kg respectively for the upcoming season, it was learnt reliably here Tuesday. In a meeting of the Wheat Review ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -   The federal government has directed WAPDA to immediately takeover implementation responsibilities of Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV) and ensure its completion within the shortest possible time. The directives were issued by Minister for ...

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  • Islamabad-Marketing/distribution and transportation margin on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is respectively 1247 per cent and 760 per cent higher as compared to other petroleum products which increases the prices of the fuel of the poor (LPG) for the end consumers,  reveal official ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Convener of the Special Committee on the project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Senator Sherry Rehman has said that no progress has been achieved in CPEC projects in Balochistan since 2017.“Federal government is misrepresenting the facts on projects on Balochistan, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Terming the decision of charging the domestic consumers in Peshawar for RLNG prices instead of the natural gas unjustified, the Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum has said that Ogra is rubber stamping wrong decisions.The Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum, which met here with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Water Resources on Thursday decided to write a letter to the Supreme Court of Pakistan for the funding details of Diamer Basha and Mohmand dams. The NA committee that met with Chairman Nawab Muhammad Yousuf Talpur in chair was also ...

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  • Islamabad    -   IRSA Advisory Committee has approved Anticipated Water Availability Criteria and forecasted 10 per cent water shortage during Rabi season (October 1st to March 30). IRSA Advisory Committee met here to approve the Rabi 2020-21 Anticipated Water Availability ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Thar coal based 330MW power generation project under the banner of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme Thursday achieved financial close. Financial closing documents for the 330MW mine mouth lignite coal power project at Thar Block-II were signed by ...

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  • Islamabad-The Federal Government has reduced the price of High Speed Diesel (HSD) by Rs.2.40 per litre while the price of Petrol will remain unchanged for the first 15 days of October. The Federal Government has decided to reduce the price of High Speed Diesel by Rs2.40, not to change the prices of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security & Research yesterday directed the government to announce the support price of wheat within a month to encourage its growers.The Standing Committee on National Food Security & Research met with Rao Muhammad Ajmal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The informal sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Power on Monday informed that rules and regulations had been ignored on a large scale in the recruitment process of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO). A meeting of the Senate Standing ...

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  • Islamabad-The government is considering various options for building Strategic Underground Gas Storages (SUGS) which will help avoiding gas supply disruption in peak demand season. The feasibility study for the Strategic Underground Gas Storage (SUGS), funded by the Asian Development Bank, will be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government has reconstituted committee under the Attorney General of Pakistan to resolve the issues pertaining to the water distribution among the provinces and make recommendations concerning the Water Accord, 1991. Following the instructions of the Council of Common Interests ...

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