Salman Abudhoo

  • TLAHORE - The CarFirst is providing a unique online auction platform for used cars in Pakistan, giving its strategic partners the fastest way to find the perfect car that fits its buyers’ needs. It is one of the fastest growing entities in auto sector with its presence in major cities and also ...

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  • TLAHORE - Following the start of trade through Gwadar Port under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the business community, while showing its excitement, has said the dream has come true and the country has taken a giant leap towards economic stability. Lahore Chamber of Commerce ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan is swiftly losing its share of world leather market to regional countries because of higher cost of production, as the leather exports have declined by 18 percent on average in 2015-16. Pakistan Tanners Association North Zone Chairman Azam Malik lamented that Pakistan’s ...

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  • TLAHORE - The exclusion of Britain from the European Union will hit the Pakistani textile sector the most. However, the negative impact emanating from the Brexit will be comparatively less for Pakistan’s economy as it is relatively insulated from global markets. This is because ...

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  • TLAHORE - As the new auto policy is facing a long delay the imports of used cars have doubled in the first four months of the current financial year in comparison with the same period last year, eating up hundreds of vending jobs and putting immense pressure on local manufacturers. The imports in ...

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  • TLahore - The poultry farmers have suffered a loss of about Rs6 to Rs7 billion during the last three months as the farmers lost around Rs1.5 million from a single crop in one poultry shed due to multiple reasons including high energy cost, heavy taxation, low demand and lack of government incentives ...

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  • TLahore – The business community Saturday demanded of the government to run all Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) under Public-Private partnership as majority of public entities have failed to deliver desired results. Government would have to have some extraordinary plan to control heavy loss ...

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  • TLahore: All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has requested the Ministry of Commerce to suspend the import of cement through land routes intoPakistan, and also advise the Iranian government to seek quality approval from PSQCA, before imports could be resumed at statutory duties. In ...

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  • TLAHORE: Wajahat Husain, President & CEO of United Bank Limited (UBL) and Engineer Muhammad Arshad Chaudhry, Managing Director of National Transmission & Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL) attended a formal ceremony marking a major milestone towards Facility Effectiveness of the Syndicated ...

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  • TLAHORE  - Federal Minister for Textile and Industries Abbas Khan Afridi has said that that country is exporting around 80 per cent of textile products in raw shape without making any value addition, which neither payback good prices to Pakistan, nor create employment opportunities at local ...

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  • TLAHORE - When stock market is already crashed, rupee is volatile and foreign exchange reserves are being eroded hastily, trade and industry representatives have asked the PTI Chairman Imran Khan to keep national economic interests above his politics of sit-ins and protests, as his negative ...

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  • T LAHORE – All ghee and cooking oil mills throughout the country remained closed on Saturday to protest against Karachi’s transport mafia after Friday’s incident in which four tankers, carrying consignments of edible oil, were torched.The transport mafia, backed by political ...

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  • T LAHORE – The Punjab government has asked Islamabad to revise the decision of exporting sugar, saying that lifting of ban amidst the crushing season is dangerous as it is likely to create shortage of the white sweetener in the country.Official sources told The Nation that after the recent ...

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  • T LAHORE – Business community has totally rejected the unjust increase in petroleum product prices and demanded of the government to bring down the rates immediately as the bulk raise is bound to shatter all segments of society including industry and trade. While strongly reacting on this ...

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  • T LAHORE - The Lahore fish wholesale market is supplying around 100-120 tonnes of fish daily all over the country during winter season. This is the largest market of freshwater fish in Pakistan that exports it to more than 15 countries regularly, including EU, African and Middle Eastern countries. ...

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  • T LAHORE - The devolution of drug regulations has resulted in serious financial implications as it has increased the input cost of drug manufacturing manifold. While the world is going towards more cautious and centralised approach towards regulation of drugs to ensure uniform and top quality ...

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  • TLAHORE Indian exports to Pakistan are on the rise though it has yet to be granted Most Favourite Nation (MFN) status whereas Pakistani exports to India have downward trend despite its earning MFN status years back from New Delhi. The real problem, experts say, is that Pakistani exporters cannot ...

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  • TLAHORE - The onion and tomato rates in retail markets as well as the Sunday bazaars have gone up sharply as the hoarders have become active ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Vegetables prices are started going up ahead of Eid and the customers expressed fear that they may become dearer in next couple of days. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The visitors of Sunday bazaars continued to bear the brunt of inflation, as the prices of veggies and fruits were still on the rise coupled with the 'shortage of vegetables despite constant arrival from a neighbour country. The rates of vegetables kept on skyrocketing in the provincial ...

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  • TLAHORE The price of vegetables are skyrocketing in the country due to shortage of supply from flood-hit areas of Sindh. The situation is not different in the city where even Sunday bazaars failed to address the issue. The potato has reached Rs 60 per kg in Sunday bazaars while it is being sold ...

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  • TLAHORE A shortage of major vegetable items was observed at various Sunday bazaars in the city, and citizens complained that they could not buy the basic kitchen items because of the low supply. Almost in every makeshift market only stalls of onions and potatoes were witnessed and rest of the ...

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  • TLAHORE The rich supply of tomatoes, onions and potatoes has decreased the veggies rates, but the consumers cannot benefit of it, as the profiteers become hurdle in their way. The ample supply of several vegetables forced the Market Committee of City District Government to reduce their rates, but ...

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  • TLAHORE The governments 'seriousness to cope with the energy crisis can be gauged from the fact that the work on the basic infrastructure of the much-hyped Bhasha Dam has not yet been started. Also, no international funding for the project has been firmed up yet. Same is the case with the Thar Coal ...

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  • TLAHORE - The unavailability of sugar at almost all Sasta Ramazan Bazaars and the utility stores has further increased the woes of masses, as they have failed to purchase subsidised sugar at Rs55 to Rs68 per kg, which is being sold at Rs78 per kg in the open market. Sugar was available at some of ...

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  • TLAHORE Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the Pakistan government will not allow any country to exploit its water resources at any cost. Addressing the seventh LCCI Achievement Awards 2011, the PM said Pakistan had raised water dispute with India at every international forum. He said the ...

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  • TLAHORE The buyers at Ramazan Bazaar continued to suffer due to stallholders connivance with the Bazaars administration, as no substantial difference of veggies and fruit rates was seen here as compared to the open market. A visit to the selected Sunday Bazaars revealed that the prices of all ...

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  • TLAHORE Even Ramazan brings no relief for the consumers as the rates of almost all daily use items have increased, forcing the citizens to shop at Utility Stores. A comparison of the basic food items before and after Ramazan shows a difference of 15 percent hike. An abrupt increase was registered ...

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  • TLAHORE The Sunday Bazaars once again on this Sunday became synonym to three words: overcharging, short measuring and no respect for official rates. The public apathy did not end here. The officials concerned also did not check the sleazy sellers, who cheated the poor and needy buyers at will. A ...

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  • TLAHORE At a time when a team of Federal Investigation Agency is conducting an inquiry against the NFML officials involved in about Rs27 billion embezzlement and recommended registration of cases against them, the federal government removed the organizations managing director Brig (rtd) Bilal Ahmed ...

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  • TLAHORE The Punjab government is a partner of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank and it will continue to avail loan facilities from these banks. This was stated by Senior Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Zulfiqar Khosa while replying to a question during the post-budget media briefing ...

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