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    Present Cost Of Petrol In Pakistan

  • Petrol to cost Rs4 more per litre

    He said the petrol price had been increased by Rs4...

    “The prices of petroleum products in Pakistan are still lower than in other neighbouring countries,” he claimed and said on Dec 25, the price of per litre petrol was 70 US cents, while it was 83 cents in Sri Lanka, $1...

  • Pakistan will present evidence from Badaber attack to Afghanistan: Rashid

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said Pakistan will provide evidence from Friday's Badaber PAF camp attack to the Afghan government, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The announcement comes two days after over a dozen armed men stormed a PAF camp in Peshawar, killing 29 people including a captain of the Pakistan Army and officials of the Pakistan Air Force...

  • Pakistan envoy to present Trump credentials tomorrow

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s new ambassador to the United States will present his credentials to President Donald Trump on Friday as relations between the two allies once again show signs of improvement...

    In March, the PML-N government appointed Ali Jahangir Siddiqui, an investment banker, as Pakistan’s new ambassador to the United States, replacing former foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary...

  • FM Qureshi hopes Brexit will present 'new opportunities' for Pakistan and UK

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday expressed hope that the impending Brexit deal — Britian's planned withdrawal from the European Union — would open new opportunities for trade and development for both the United Kingdom and Pakistan...

    Qureshi appreciated expanded bilateral cooperation between the two countries and stressed that the UK was an important trade and investment partner of Pakistan...

  • Petrol sales hit all-time high in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Petrol sales hit a record high of 681,938 tonnes in August, according to an official of the Oil Companies Advisory Council...

    Petrol sales were 607,411 tonnes in May, a record that was broken in July when people bought 615,178 tonnes of fuel...

  • Pakistan seeks 500,000-tonne petrol for Dec-Jan

    SINGAPORE: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is seeking 500,000 tonnes of petrol for delivery over December and January, according to two tender documents seen by Reuters on Tuesday...

    In the first tender, the company is seeking four cargoes of 55,000 tonnes each of 92-octane petrol for delivery into Keamari in December, and four similar-sized cargoes for delivery in January...

  • ‘Free, fair polls under present provincial ECs not possible’

    TAXILA:  The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Monday ruled out free and fair local bodies’ election under the present four members of the Election Commission of Pakistan...

     He was of the view that the people had lost trust in the PML-N and Election Commission of Pakistan for holding free and fair election...

  • Past present: Undelivered goods

    If we apply the two-stage theory of Karl Marx to the democratic system in Pakistan, we find that we have adopted it after bypassing a number of stages which are required to make the society mature enough to accept its institutions and traditions...

    The constitution of Pakistan was framed in 1956 and granted universal suffrage but continued with colonial institutions such as feudalism, bureaucracy and the army...

  • ANALYSIS: Shades of past in present tussle for PFF stranglehold

    The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) marketing consultant is a candidate for the presidency elections of the Punjab Football Association (PFA) and is facing a rival who is being backed by the government...

    Before PML-N came into power, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) refrained from interfering with the PFF matters during their five-year tenure...

  • Crises past and present

    PAKISTAN is in the early stages of experiencing, yet again, intensifying pressure on its balance of payments position...

    The sum total of all these moves is likely to be that the incremental amount the government picks up from the international capital markets and commercial banks — which are likely to have a combined willingness to lend to Pakistan around $3-5bn maximum, in my view — to prop the reserves will not last long...

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