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    Lng Terminals In Pakistan Sick

  • Port Qasim to have two more LNG terminals

    KARACHI: Two more liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals will be set up at the Port Qasim with a cumulative capacity of one billion cubic feet per day (bcfd), the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) said on Tuesday...

    Speaking at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), PQA Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar expressed hope that the addition of these terminals would help end the shortage of gas in the country...

  • Plan to set up five more LNG terminals

    LAHORE: The petroleum ministry is working on proposals for the construction of five more terminals at the Gwadar and Karachi ports for handling, regasification, storage, treatment and processing of 3,000 million cubic feet per day of liquefied natural gas (LNG) it plans to import by 2018...

    At present, the Elengy Terminal is being operated by Engro Pakistan at Port Qasim for regasification of 400 to 450MMCFD of LNG imported from...

  • Terminals and travellers

    KARACHI: The carts selling fruit and other eatables, the little shops offering blankets, stoles, caps, jackets, etc, and the teashops are scattered all over the place on the bumpy dusty grounds where the big shiny intercity coaches — Waraich Tayyara, Jeeo Mithal, Shalimar Coach, Shahryar Coach, Choudhry Express, Zamindaran Green, Manthhar, Makkah Coach, Al Mumtaz, etc — are parked, some just back after a long journey, some just raring to go,...

  • Plan to build intercity bus terminals on Lahore outskirts

    LAHORE: The government has finally decided to construct three state-run intercity bus terminals outside the city under a plan to vacate the main bus stand in Badami Bagh and shift or distribute its entire operations/load to the new ones...

    The plan to construct three intercity terminals was envisaged in 2012 after the World Bank expressed grave concern over an environmental impact on important heritage sites (Lahore Fort, Walled City,...

  • East Wharf to have multi-purpose, environment-friendly terminals

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port is going to develop multi-purpose and environment-friendly terminals at East Wharf where some of the collapsed berths along with others have recently been reconstructed at an estimated cost of Rs130 million...

    ” This means the new terminals will be handed over to the private sector for an efficient turnaround of ships, which cannot be achieved in the public sector, he said...

  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • Taxing the sick at Taxila hospital

    TAXILA: Parking fee charged at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taxila has put an additional financial burden on patients and their families...

    This fee has been imposed in contradiction with the orders of the chief minister who abolished parking fee for patients at government hospitals across the province
  • Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work

    MUNICH: Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead...

    The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his journey
  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    This song turned out to be a trend-setter for popularising the pop music in Pakistan...

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