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  • Tabuk governor arrives on hunting trip in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Governor of Tabuk Prince Fahad bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has arrived in Dalbandin, the district headquarters of Chagai district of Balochistan, in connection with the hunting of houbara bustard...

    The Tabuk governor was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdullah Zahrani, Adviser to Balochistan Chief Minister Muhammad Khan Lehri, MPAs Ghulam Dastagir Badini and Sakhi Amanullah Notezai and Quetta Division...

  • No FDA-approved pharmaceutical plant in Pakistan: SBP

    KARACHI: Pakistan, with a population of 200 million, does not have a single pharmaceutical plant that complies with the standards prescribed by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the annual report of the State Bank of Pakistan notes...

    The size of Jordan’s pharmaceutical industry is $1...

  • President takes notice of downward trend in pharmaceutical exports

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has taken notice of downward trend in the country’s pharmaceutical exports and urged relevant quarters to take remedial measures to meet the export target of the industry...

    He presided over a meeting at the Presidency on Friday during which representatives of the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) gave a presentation...

  • Pharmaceutical firms warn govt against fines

    KARACHI: The government should not consider any plan to fine and penalise pharmaceutical companies on account of unauthorised price increase as this would simply lead to the closure of the pharma industry, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) warned in a statement on Thursday...

    There is no point in penalising the pharmaceutical industry for any irrational or illegal price increase of medicines when the industry...

  • Drap takes action against 20 pharmaceutical companies

    ISLAMABAD: After significant criticism regarding its performance, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) has finally taken action against 20 pharmaceutical companies over complaints of poor quality, by cancelling the registration of medicines and suspending licences...

    At the beginning of this year, a number of pharmaceutical companies once again increased medicine prices after obtaining stay orders from the Sindh High...

  • Ministry unable to convince pharmaceutical firms to reduce prices

    However, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap), Dr Mohammad Aslam, told Dawn that as per SRO 1103(I)/2006 the companies can sell their registered drugs below the market rate price approved by the federal government...

    The issue of increased medicine prices started in December last year when some pharmaceutical companies approached the Sindh High Court and sought a stay order for...

  • Pharmaceutical firms set to increase prices of 10,000 drugs

    ISLAMABAD: As the ‘Drug Pricing Policy 2018’ has empowered pharmaceutical companies to increase prices on their own, at least 10,000 medicines will become dearer by up to four per cent next month...

    The pharmaceutical firms have already started preparations and reduced supplies to the market to ensure that the existing stock, which has less maximum retail price (MRP), would be consumed and the sale of the new stock started at the...

  • Multinational pharmaceutical companies dodging taxes: report

    ISLAMABAD: A recent report has confirmed years of allegations by local manufacturers of medicines that multinationals not only sell drugs at exorbitant rates but also avoid taxes and are involved in the flight of money in Pakistan and other countries...

    In a report, Prescription for Poverty, Oxfam has claimed that the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies appeared to be dodging an estimated $3...

  • Govt acts against 59 pharmaceutical firms, seizes drugs

    “These companies were selling medicines at prices higher than the maximum retail prices (MRPs) due to which the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) was directed to act against these firms...

    Read: Minister orders crackdown on firms increasing medicine pricesMr Kiani said that heavy fines were being imposed on those pharmaceutical companies which were involved in illegal increase in prices of medicines...

  • Pharmaceutical firms obtained stay order against price reduction, Senate body told

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directions regarding reduction of drug prices could not be implemented as 15 pharmaceutical companies, including multinationals, obtained a stay order from Sindh High Court (SHC)...

    The agenda of the meeting was to evaluate the performance of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) with a focus on quality assurance of raw material and end-products, registration and pricing...

  • Girls school in Toba Tek Singh wins international award

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Government Girls High School, Chak 338-JB, Nawan Lahore, Gojra, has won the British Council’s International School Award (ISA) for teaching skills and activities of students aimed at promoting local culture, cultivation, embroidery, traditional games, hand wash, earth pot making and languages learning...

    The skills were shared with the British Council international partner schools in the countries of Bangladesh,...

  • Habib School, City School PAF, St Joseph win netball ties

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School outplayed City School 10-2 in the opening match of the Karachi Girls Netball Cup which commenced here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Tuesday...

    In the other schools matches in the junior category, City School PAF beat City School North Nazimabad 8-0 while St...

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