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  • Sindh govt will never purchase imported gas, Murad tells PA

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday told the Sindh Assembly that his government would never purchase imported gas and demanded that the constitutional right of the people on natural gas being produced in their province should not be violated...

    He was referring to a recent statement given to the media by Federal Energy Minister Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to PM on Petroleum Nadeem Baber in which they...

  • New power plant struck by ban on imported fuel

    The Kot Addu Power Company was built by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority in District Muzaffargarh, Punjab, 90 kilometres north west of Multan on the left bank of the River Indus...

    The company has 15 generating units (multi fuel fired power plant — gas, furnace oil and diesel) and a nameplate capacity of 1,600 megawatts...

  • India unveil six new Test venues for new home season

    NEW DELHI: Often accused of not taking cricket's longest format seriously, India unveiled six new Test venues on Thursday and announced a busy 2016-17 home season when they will play 13 Tests against four visiting teams...

    “I welcome the new Test venues hosting this prestigious format of cricket and their arrival will take Test match cricket to every corner of the country,” BCCI president Anurag Thakur said...

  • Gardening: Imported problems

    Take the tomatoes for example: Canada has very different growing conditions and hours of daylight than Karachi does and some varieties of tomatoes have been specifically bred for relatively short, cool Canadian summers as compared to Pakistan, so are unlikely to flourish here and the same applies to squash — of which there are numerous varieties too...

    While foreign seeds are so very tempting — there is always such a fascinating...

  • 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 said importers were buying sub-standard tiles from different countries and dumping their excess inventories in Pakistan, affecting the sales of local...

  • 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...

  • Govt to decide imported LNG price in two days

    ISLAMABAD: Price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be imported from Qatar will be finalised within two days, Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi said on Wednesday, assailing the oil importing lobby for “spreading rumours”...

    Abbasi said a team of experts from Qatar has already arrived in Pakistan and is negotiating the rates along with the terms and conditions at which Pakistan is set to import the super-chilled fuel...

  • 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...

  • Punjab launches project to grow imported dates

    The tissue culture plants of these varieties would be developed in France, hardened in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and then will be imported into Pakistan...

    It will help Pakistan develop a germplasm pool of premium quality dates,” he added...

  • Traders support additional duties on imported items

    The business leader said traders support the move to hike duty on cosmetics, leather items, shoes, fans, sports goods, wooden furniture, arms and ammunition and demand additional duty on hundreds of items which are being imported due to liberal import policy...

    For curbing the rising consumption of imported fish, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) increased the regulatory duty to 25pc from existing 10pc on various kinds of fish... ...

  • 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...

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