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  • Economic Coordination Committee to consider deregulating diesel price today

    In the case of HSD, the ministry proposed that “instead of revising (margins for dealers and OMCs) on the consumer price index (CPI) basis, it should be deregulated under the government’s policy of liberalisation and deregulation in a phased manner to encourage and support investment, which may lead to an increase in the oil storage capacity in the country by enhancing the days’ cover”...

  • ECC takes up fertiliser subsidy, gas price hike issues today

    ISLAMABAD: Amid criticism from the opposition PML-N, the Economic Coor­dination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will take up for a decision on Monday (today) two of the most politically sensitive economic issues — subsidy for import and domestic production of fertiliser and 30 to 186 per cent increase in gas prices...

    Meeting to be chaired by Asad Umer likely to discuss only two summariesTherefore, more important to the decision-making...

  • Cabinet set to address medicine price hike issue today

    ISLAMABAD: With the PTI-led government coming under increasing public and political pressure to rein in sweeping price hike of medicines, the federal cabinet plans to take up the issue when it meets on Tuesday (today) and discuss ways by which they can dial down the prices...

    “We have decided to take up the matter of medicines in the meeting of the federal cabinet, scheduled on Tuesday [today], and hope there will be substantial...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Pakistan paid the price for waking up too late

    LONDON: Every World Cup failure for Pakistan sparks a wave of reviews and sackings and the promise of a fresh approach — until the team wins again and all is forgotten...

    Pakistan won four straight matches to finish level on 11 points with New Zealand, but they bowed out of the tournament due to an inferior net run-rate...

  • Govt not bound to fix cane price every year, SHC told

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government is under no obligation to fix the price of sugar cane for every crushing season under the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950, the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench was told by the counsel for litigant sugar millers on Tuesday...

    “In fact, it is not incumbent upon the government to determine price of sugar cane on recommendations of the board,” suggested the affidavit citing the words ‘or...

  • Sindh Assembly asks Centre to cut petrol price to Rs40 a litre

    KARACHI: Condemning the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government at the Centre for failing to pass on the benefit of record low oil prices in the international market to the people, the Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously demanded that the federal government fix price of per litre petrol at Rs40...

    On Jan 31, the federal government had slashed the per litre price of petrol by Rs5 for the month of February...

  • The price of neutrality

    TWO significant events have unfolded in Pakistan over the past few days...

    The parliament declared its neutrality in the Yemen war, and a UAE minister issued a warning to Pakistan for doing so...

  • PSO, gas companies seek 28pc hike in RLNG price

    ISLAMABAD: Backed by the petroleum ministry, the three government-owned energy companies have sought a cumulative 28 per cent increase in the price of imported regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) approved by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) early this month...

    The Pakistan State Oil (PSO), the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) have written to the regulator that the RLNG price...

  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

    According to the association, the marketing companies on Monday increased the fuel’s price by Rs5 per...

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