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  • Myanmar in 'advanced negotiations' with Pakistan to licence-build JF-17 fighter

    The governments of Pakistan and Myanmar are now in "advanced negotiations" to licence-build the JF-17, a single-engine multi-role fighter jet, IHS Jane's Defence Weekly, an independent defence news agency, reported...

    Read more: Pakistan's tool of war: PAF's rolling thunderThe JF-17 Thunder aircraft, jointly developed by China and Pakistan, can carry 8,000lbs of ordinance on seven external hardpoints, which is an adequate amount of...

  • Use of wood packaging banned for exports

    KARACHI: The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), has banned the use of wood packaging including crates, boxes and cases, for storing fruits and vegetables intended for exports from May 20, 2015...

    DPP had received serious warnings from the European Union and other countries due to increasing interceptions of consignments infested with pests and deterioration in quality due to...

  • Wooden packaging banned

    ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed a ban on the use of wooden packaging material for exporting perishables with effect from May 20, 2015...

    Through a notification, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has warned that no official certificate will be issued to any perishable including fruits and vegetables in wooden packaging for export...

  • Move to improve packaging of fruits and veggies

    The decision follows growing complaints from many buyers about fruits and vegetable consignments in wooden packaging, and found lacking in quality, having been infested with pests...

    Officials of All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Exporters Association admit that many routinely used crates, boxes and cases made of untreated wood in exports of fruits and vegetables...

  • Upgrading food packaging industry

    THE three-day annual packaging exhibition held in Karachi in the first week of September has boosted hopes for better packaging solutions for the food industry...

    And, during business to business session, initial contacts have been established between foreign and local companies for manufacturing of better quality food packaging materials including a vast array of food-grade papers, cards and plastics...

  • Packaging material makers losing business to informal rivals

    LAHORE: Registered manufacturers/suppliers of packaging material claim they have lost a good chunk of their business linked directly with exports...

    The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is currently implementing a statutory regulatory order (SRO) under which the input tax credit/refund of packaging material of all sorts has been disallowed July 1 onwards...

  • Mango exporters violating packaging policy

    Chairman All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association Aslam Pakhali had informed Finance Minister Miftah Ismail through a letter on May 23 that this SRO had never been implemented in spirit by the concerned customs authorities since the time it was initiated...

    The practice of non-standardised packaging is followed by many exporters, tarnishing the country’s image as the weight stated on the box does...

  • Packaging plant in Gadoon to bring Rs2.5 billion investment: KP official

    PESHAWAR: Chief Executive Officer of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC), Saeed Ahmad Khan on Friday said that establishment of a flexible packaging plant by Cherat Packaging Ltd in Gadoon Industrial Estate will bring Rs2...

    The establishment of packaging plant is another milestone towards industrialisation of KP, he said in a statement here on Friday...

  • Advanced malaria vaccine gets regulator’s approval

    LONDON: The world’s most advanced malaria vaccine got the nod from European regulators on Friday, despite mixed trial results, for eventual use in children in African countries plagued by the killer disease...

    Mosquirix is the most clinically-advanced vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease that infects some 200 million people and kills about 600,000 every year, more than 75 per cent of them children under five...

  • 'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

    Saudi authorities said on Monday they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers...

    “The NCSC has detected a new Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) that is targeting Saudi Arabia,” the agency said in a statement, adding the attack sought to infiltrate computers using email phishing techniques...

  • USAID-funded centre for advanced studies in water inaugurated

    HYDERABAD: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director Jerry Bisson and his deputy Denise Herbol, along with Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dahar inaugurated the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on Thursday...

    Citing the multidimensional and multifaceted water-related challenges being faced by Pakistan, the minister...

  • China says in advanced talks with US on five graft suspects

    BEIJING: The Chinese government is in advanced talks with the United States (US) on repatriating five of China's most wanted corruption suspects and will hand over whatever evidence is needed by its US counterparts, the state-run China Daily said on Wednesday...

    "We are in advanced negotiations with US judicial authorities on the five major cases, including Yang's, and will exchange information in a timely manner and offer necessary...

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