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  • Sluggish activity at Faisalabad dry port

    FAISALABAD: Fearing ‘exact evaluation’ of containers, businessmen shied away from getting their shipments checked at the Faisalabad dry port where clearance activities have remained sluggish for almost two months...

    Some two hundred containers are lying at the dry port...

  • Call to set up modern dry port

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged FBR and Pakistan Railways to materialise the decision of National Assembly standing committee on Commerce and establish a modern dry port in Peshawar to improve the exports and imports...

    Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry director Ziaul Haq Sarhadi on Saturday appreciated the approval of modern dry port in Peshawar by the National Assembly standing...

  • Dysfunctional Hyderabad dry port

    THE dry port at Hyderabad, which has huge potential of handling import and export cargoes of the whole of Sindh except Karachi, remains dysfunctional...

    Located around 135km from Karachi, the dry port is managed by National Logistics Cell (NLC)...

  • Dry port to be set up in Sargodha

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Commerce would fund and support the establishment of dry port in Sargodha to facilitate export of fruits and minerals produced in the region directly to other countries...

    The board decided to conduct a business and technical feasibility study of the proposed dry port for detailed designing and cost estimation of the dry port project from a well-reputed consultant, according to a statement issued by the...

  • Pakistan to construct dry ports at Torkham, Chaman

    ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Wednesday that Pakistan would construct dry ports at the Torkham and Chaman borders in order to facilitate bilateral trade with Afghanistan...

    The minister said that Pakistan was seriously working on infrastructure development and road connectivity with Afghanistan which would tremendously help in promoting economic integration between the two countries, a statement said... ...

  • Pakistan’s first dry bulk terminal will open in March

    CAPE TOWN: Pakistan’s first dry bulk terminal will open next month and is expected to handle three million tonnes a year of coal imports, rising to 20 million tonnes over the next five years, the port’s chief executive said on Thursday...

    The $285 million Muhammad Bin Qasim Port, which was built with support from the World Bank, will also be used to export cement and clinker, Mr Sharique Siddiqui, chief executive for Pakistan...

  • Hundreds missing, 23 dead as dry gusts fan California wildfires

    SONOMA: Firefighters struggled to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 23 people in Northern California and dry, gusty winds threatened on Thursday to push flames into the evacuated town of Calistoga...

    The National Weather Service warned on Thursday morning of persistent “critical fire weather conditions” in the area for the next three days, with no rain expected and dry winds from the north with gusts upward of 35...

  • Katas Raj pond dry despite monsoon rains

    CHAKWAL: The Katas Raj pond, which dried up last May, has remained dry despite the monsoon rains...

    Resident Zaffar Iqbal said: “Cement plants have not only rendered this historic pond dry, the whole area is also facing an immense water shortage...

  • People suffer as filling stations go dry in Swat

    MINGORA: The local transporters, commuters and other residents of the district faced severe hardships owing to shortage of petrol in Swat on Wednesday...

    The residents of far flung areas said that most of the public transport vehicles remained off road when petrol ‘disappeared’ from the filling stations
  • PIA to acquire 12 planes on dry lease

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed on Thursday that the national flag carrier would soon be acquiring 12 aircraft on dry lease...

    The Pakistan International Airlines had no plans to purchase new aircraft, he said, adding that it had acquired 13 aircraft on wet lease and six on dry lease since March 2014...

  • Indian pilgrims disappointed by dry pond at Katas Raj

    CHAKWAL: Sweety Dalvi and her husband Rama Chandra are visiting the Katas Raj from Bangalore for the first time...

    “My husband and I were very excited when we left for Pakistan but when we reached here, we were very disappointed by the state of the pond,” she said...

  • Dry, cold Siberian winds grip Karachi

    KARACHI: The city remained in the grip of dry and cold continental winds on Tuesday, turning the weather chilly for Karachiites, said a Meteorological Department official, adding that winds were expected to get a bit more severe on Wednesday...

    Responding to Dawn’s queries, Kara­chi weatherman Shahid Abbas said the dry and cold Siberian winds that had started to blow in the city on Monday evening touched the speed of around 20 knots...

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