Fawad Yousafzai

  • Islamabad-The Federal government is launching pilot project for using locusts for developing bio-compost with an expected return of around Rs2.80 billion in two years.Ministry of National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) is piloting a project to use locusts for developing bio-compost through ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Karachi Nuclear Power Plants (KANUPP)-2 and 3 are expected to connect to the national grid by the end of 2021 and will add 2200 megawatts to the country’s energy mix. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Wednesday announced that its ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         The federal government has reconstituted CPEC business council to accelerate the process of Industrialisation under the corridor umbrella. As per the notification Lt ...

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  • Islamabad-The government on Tuesday increased the price of indigenous liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 46.76 to Rs 1347.07 for 11.8/kg cylinder for the month of July.According to the notification issued by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), LPG price has been increased by Rs3.96 per kg ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -     The government has constituted a committee to ascertain the reasons, including the fuel supply chain related issues, which led to the present electricity crisis in Karachi as none of ...

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  • Omar Ayub claims Pakistan has lowest petrol price in subcontinent even after this revision ISLAMABAD           -        The government on Friday announced a massive increase of up to 66.09 percent in POL prices ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has urged OGRA to reduce all prescribed gas prices and proposed that tariff for export oriented zero rated ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Once again parts of the country are in grip of electricity breakdown and NEPRA has taken serious notice of unscheduled loadshedding of up to 12 hours by all the DISCOs.Interestingly when parts of country under Discos are facing up to 12 hours loadshedding, the federal government offered ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -    The total funding provided by Planning Commission to the MoNHSRC since the start of the epidemic has reached $613 million as Agency Francaise de Development (AFD) has agreed to fund $20 million COVID-19 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -       NEPRA has deferred hearing on the K-Electric petition for the transfer of billions of rupees to the power consumers on account of the monthly adjustments saying that it cannot conduct hearing till June 30. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The fertilizer industry has warned that the price of urea can go up by Rs 200 per bag in case Ogra upward revises the gas prices as demanded by the gas companies.The gas companies SNGPL and SSGC have filed their petition for determination of gas prices for the year 2020-21. Further, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The federal government has accused Sindh government for delay in Greater Karachi Water Supply Project (K-IV) saying the Centre fully stands by its commitment.Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives has said that the federal government fully stands by its ...

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  • Islamabad-Privatisation transactions of Heavy Electrical Complex (HEC), Haveli BahadarShah and Balloki RLNG power plants are likely to be completed in second quarter of fiscal 2020-21.A meeting to review ongoing Privatisation of public entities was held here with Federal Minister Mohammed Mian ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government on Friday decided to seek the ECC approval for Standardized Security Package Docu­ments for CPEC Hydropower Projects. The Board of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) in its 128th meeting, held under the Min­ister for Power Omar Ayub Khan, approved ...

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  • Islamabad - The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) Friday recommended Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy 2019 draft policy for submission to the Cabinet and to the Council of Common Interests (CCI) for final approval. The decision was taken in meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The committee probing the oil crisis has recom­mended the government to take a punitive action against nine oil marketing companies (OMCs) for violating their licence terms & conditions and if the oil supply doesn’t improve within a month then their licences should be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -          The Central Power Purchasing Agency Guaranteed (CPPA-G) has sought over 28.34 percent increase in market operation fee from Rs 1.3894/kW per month to Rs 1.9388 for FY ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -         While rejecting the PSDP 2020-21 proposals, Senators from Balochistan Tuesday walked out from the meeting of the Senate Standing Committee over the non-inclusion of their ...

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  • PESHAWAR             -      Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is gearing up a Cultural Heritage Management Plan in Diamer Basha Dam Project area with a view to fulfilling its national and international ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said that China had agreed to resolve the issues pertaining to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Energy projects through bilateral mechanism. In an interaction with media, Asad Umar said that Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -           Almost all the 18 new projects included in the PSDP 2020-21 for the Cabinet Division are from Sindh province. In the PSDP, an allocation of Rs 47802.175 ...

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  • Islamabad            -         Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has increased water outflows from Tarbella by almost 25000 cusecs after reduction in water availability at different barrages. Keeping in ...

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  • Islamabad - The Federal Government has proposed a national developmental outlay of Rs 1.324 trillion for the fiscal 2020-21. The national developmental outlay of Rs 1.324 trillion includes the federal development outlay (PSDP) of Rs 650 billion and provincial development outlay (ADP) of Rs 674 ...

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  • Islamabad - The government has proposed an increase of Rs 21 billion for Ehsaas program from the current Rs 187 billion to Rs 208 billion in the budget 2020-21. For the pro-poor ehsaas program Rs 187 billion were allocated during the ongoing fiscal which would be enhanced to Rs 208 billion in the ...

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  • Islamabad - After recommending lodging of FIRs against the CEOs of two Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), the government, on Wednesday, arrested Depot in-charge of another oil company located at Peshawar. A committee constituted by the petroleum division raided an oil depot at Taru Jabba Pesahawar and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Electric Power Regulato­ry Authority (NEPRA) head office has been closed till June 15 after its 20 employees were tested posi­tive for COVID-19. According to sources that initial­ly 150 employees of NEPRA were tested and 20 employees were de­tected with COVID-19 ...

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  • Islamabad - The Federal government has reduced the proposed provincial development outlay (ADP) for the fiscal 2020-21 by almost Rs 109 billion from the proposed Rs 783 billion to Rs 674 billion. The National Economic Council (NEC) will Wednesday (today) consider a national developmental outlay of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) Monday approved nine projects worth Rs. 51.61 billion. The meeting chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mo­hammad Jahanzeb Khan approved 7 projects worth Rs. 19.456 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 32.11 billion to ...

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  • Islamabad           -        As the petrol shortage persists across the country, the government constituted a committee to monitor verify stock availability, and identification of black marketing, and hoarding by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government, on Sunday, decreased the prices of re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) by 19.09 percent for the consumers of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and 18.40 percent for the consumers of Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGPL). As per the notification issued by the Oil and ...

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