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    Imported Bicycles In Islamabad

  • Vanishing bicycles

    It is sad that bicycles in our towns and villages are vanishing in the smoke of motorcycles as our youth are fascinated with these machines...

    New companies offering cheaper motorcycles have pushed bicycles into oblivion...

  • RD on imported tiles, sanitary ware welcomed

    KARACHI: Welcoming the recent imposition of regulatory duties on imported items, CEO Shabbir Tiles and Ceramics Ltd Masood Jaffery on Wednesday said the measures would support the local tile and ceramic industry and discourage imports, particularly from China...

    Mr Jaffery claimed that in 2016-17, Shabbir Tiles suffered a huge loss of Rs190m due to dumping of imported tiles...

  • Imported snooker tables sold to meet PBSF expenses, foreign trips

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) have sold a number of imported tables approximately worth over Rs 8 million in the last few years to meet its expenses including the foreign trips, Dawn has learnt...

    According to details, all the sold tables were either imported through the sponsor’s money or gifted by the manufacturer, Shender...

  • Imported wheat seized

    56 million tonnes of wheat imported from Ukraine for being unfit for human consumption...

    Official sources disclosed here on Friday that a company had imported last year a 17-container consignment of wheat from Ukraine...

  • FIA seeks record of imported medicines

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has written a letter to the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) seeking an explanation by August 9 about a number of complaints against the authority...

    According to the letter (copy available with Dawn), the FIA asked Drap to provide the record of all imported medicines registered during the last two years...

  • New power plant struck by ban on imported fuel

    The progress on construction had slowed down after the government clamped a ban on fresh investments in power generation based on imported fuelWhen this query was put to the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr M...

    He said that the progress on construction had slowed down after the government clamped a ban on fresh investments in power generation based on imported fuel...

  • Traders support additional duties on imported items

    ISLAMABAD: The decision to slap additional duties on non-essential imports will reduce the loss of foreign exchange while promoting local production, providing employment and generating additional revenue, the Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders said on Wednesday...

    In a statement, Patron Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders Shahid Rasheed Butt lauded the government for discouraging unnecessary imports and encouraging local producers... ...

  • Government seeks to extend warehousing period of imported goods

    ISLAMABAD: The government has suggested amendments to the Customs Act to extend the warehousing period for perishable and non-perishable imported goods...

    Under Section 98 of the Customs Act, non-perishable and perishable imported goods may remain in a warehouse for six months and three months, respectively...

  • Ban on imported fuel for power generation

    The Punjab government intends to raise the issue of a recent ban on new private investments in ‘electricity generation based on imported fuel with the water and power ministry, as it puts several proposed private projects in the province under serious threat’...

    A senior Punjab energy department official said the water and power ministry’s ‘sudden’ decision to cap further imported fuel-based generation has created uncertainty in the...

  • Opposition walks out of Senate after minister declines to disclose price of imported LNG

    ISLAMABAD: The opposition members walked out of Senate after Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi refused to disclose the import price of LNG being negotiated with Qatar...

    He said so far 14 LNG cargoes had been imported and re-gasified at the LNG terminal and that he had already provided the price of every cargo in response to a question either in the National Assembly or Senate...

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