Fawad Yousafzai

  • Islamabad          -         Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research has said that Pakistan has exported 120,000 tonnes mangoes during 2020. During the peak of the pandemic, Pakistan exported ...

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  • Islamabad-Pakistan has requested Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to extend the oil facility on deferred payment after the one year agreement between both the countries for provision of $3.2 billion worth of oil expired.“We have requested Saudi Arabia for the extension in the oil facility on deferred ...

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  • Islamabad-The government will launch today Ehsaas Nash-o-Numa programmeme which will help to address the issue of stunted growth faced by 40 per cent Pakistani children.  Prime Minister Imran Khan would formally launch the ‘Ehsaas Nash-o-Numa’ programmeme along with her by visiting ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -      Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Power Senator Fida Mohammad on Tuesday said if the K-Electric CEO did not come to the committee meeting, the federal government would be asked to stop supply ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -      Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Power said Tuesday that if K-Electric CEO fails to attend the upper house panel meeting, he will recommend the federal government to stop supply of 800MW ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -       Pakistan has rejected India’s proposal for holding the virtual meeting of Permanent Indus Commission saying the meeting should be physical. India has disagreed to Pakistan’s ...

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  • Islamabad-The federal government will take the matter pertaining to the gas distribution among the provinces to the CCI as the senators have blamed the government for violation of Article 158 and 172 of the constitution. The senate standing committee on petroleum that met with Senator Mohsin Aziz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The federal government has appointed Brig(R) Shujah Hassan as chief executive officer (CEO) of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM).“The federal government is pleased to appoint Brig(R) Shujah Hassan(SI-M) as chief executive officer(CEO) of Pakistan Steel Mills(PSM) for period of one year ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -        Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday approved four projects worth Rs16.11 billion and recommended two projects worth Rs44.172 billion to ECNEC for consideration. ...

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  • Islamabad-Irked by the increased UFG losses, of up to 16  per cent, by the Sui companies the federal government has asked both Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) and Sui Northern Gas Company limited (SNGPL) to link the promotions with the losses. The current unaccounted for gas (UFG) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The federal government has constituted two special committees to make plans for the development of under privileged areas of Balochistan particularly southern part and Gwadar. The decision was taken in a meeting held here to discuss various issues related to development work in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan’s exports increased by 5.80 percent in July 2020 as compared to the same month of last year. On the import side, a decline of 4.2pc, in dollar value terms, was recorded in July 2020 as compared to July 2019. This was disclosed during an internal strategy meeting chaired by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -          Keeping in view the global price hike of oil, the government on Friday increased the prices of petrol from Rs100.11 per liter to Rs103.97 per liter, an increase of Rs3.86. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority Ogra) Wednesday recommended the government an increase of Rs 7 per litre in the petrol price and Rs 9.50 per litre in the High Speed Diesel (HSD) price. As per the calculation, Ogra has recommended increase in prices of all the petroleum products ...

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  • Islamabad-Member National Assembly committee on Planning Ahsan Iqbal has Tuesday asked WAPDA to provide the details of financial closure of Basha Dam as they don’t want the project to become another Neelum Jhelum project which was delayed inordinately. “Wapda should tell us whether ...

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  • Islamabad-The Board of Directors of PSM has recommended the government names of three shortlisted candidates for the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan Steel Mills with priority No.1 candidate having degrees in warfare and strategic studies. The Board of Director of PSM in 407th ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Chairman of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has said that they don’t consider the collection of TV fee through electricity bills a right approach and the authority has conveyed its reservations in this regard to the relevant quarters.“We think that the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -       National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has provided accumulated relief of Rs 4.46 billion to the power consumers as it has decided power tariff for eight months (November 2019 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government is not providing gas to 120 MW gas pow­er generation plant in Balochsi­tan which has resulted in severe load-shedding in QESCO area. CEO Quetta Electric Supply Com­pany (QESCO) in his presentation in the NEPRA hearing here on Wednesday said the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The government has upward revised the tankers freight and raised the freight fares for long routes by 9.6 per cent. The competent Authority has acceded the request Oil Tankers Contractor Association (OTCA) in the matter of revision of Primary Cartage freight rates and consequently has ...

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  • Islamabad-The Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives has issued authorisation for the release of 50 per cent of the total PSDP 2020-21 allocations for the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme. The Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives has recommended release ...

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  • Islamabad-Despite the second largest gas producing province in the country Balochistan was once again neglected as not a single inch of gas Transmission line was laid down in province during 2018-19. During FY 2018-19 an addition of 24 Km in Transmission Network was undertaken by SSGCL in the ...

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  • Islamabad-The government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has added Rs962 billion to the power circular debt during less than two years of its tenure taking the total debt to Rs2150 billion, official documents reveals. On average Rs481 billion per year was added to the circular debt in 2018-19 and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-To facilitate the wheat importers, the federal government has decided to approach Sindh to waive off the Excise and Taxation (E&T) charges of 1.25 percent on import value of wheat while State Bank of Pakistan would arrange inter-bank dollar exchange cover for wheat importers.Few taxes ...

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  • Islamabad               -       Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was Thursday informed that Pakistan Railways is in search of top of the line consultant for ML-I ...

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  • Islamabad-National Electric Power Regulatory (Nepra) has decided to constitute a technical committee to further improve and finalise the NTDC’s Integrated Generation Capacity Expansion Plan 2047 after serious objections to the plan were raised by the provinces, stakeholders and experts. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan State Oil has alleged that K-Electric has placed the order for furnace oil supply for 2020 after the delay of nine months, whereas, the estimate of required fuel for next year is still awaited.As per fuel supply agreement (FSA), K-Electric (KE) has to provide PSO at least 02 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -         The Federal government is planning to upgrade the NTDC transmission line for supplying additional 300 MW electricity to K-electric. The power ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -      Chairman NEPRA has noted that he had not seen any work being done on improving transmission system by K-Electric and said that the regulator could request the federal government to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Chairman NEPRA Tauseef H. Farooqi has noted that he had not seen any work being done on improving the transmission system by KE and said that the regulator could request the federal government to enhance supply from the national grid but the KE system was not able to lift the ...

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