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  • Wasa to expand tax net

    RAWALPINDI: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has collected Rs40 million from consumers within the first two months of this fiscal year, compared to their target of Rs50 million for this period...

    A senior Wasa official told Dawn that the agency has improved its water charges collection, but was still behind the target...

  • ‘A corporate tax cut will not create more jobs’

    US President Donald Trump’s much-awaited speech about his plans for tax reform fired up the debate about who really wins when taxes are slashed...

    The president has previously proposed cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 per cent to 15pc — a move budget experts project would cost the country $2...

  • Only 1.1m filed tax returns for 2015-16

    1 million income tax returns in tax year 2016, a senior tax official said on Wednesday...

    Mr Wazir said several measures are being taken to raise the cost of doing business for non-filers, which will compel them to become part of the tax system...

  • Wasa, Hesco trade barbs over water issue

    HYDERABAD: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) on Friday said that it was unable to ensure proper water supply to consumers in Hyderabad despite having optimum level storage, and attributed its inability to prolonged power outages at its pumping stations...

    Wasa managing director Tahir Ahmed and executive engineer Saleemuddin said that the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) remained insensitive and non-responsive to the...

  • Wasa plans to run tubewells 18 hours

    LAHORE: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has decided to run tubewells for 18 hours daily...

    “As complaints about water shortage are rising, we will rent generators for the tube wells lacking such facility,” Wasa Managing Director Chaudhry Naseer Ahmad said in a meeting held here on Saturday...

  • Wasa workers threaten to stop water supply to Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa), Hyderabad, employees on Monday threatened to disrupt water supply to the city in protest against non-payment of their salaries and dues and the relevant authorities’ indifference towards their other issues...

    Organised by Hyderabad Development Authority’s Mehran Workers Union, a demonstration was held by Wasa employees outside the local press club where participants carrying banners and...

  • Water commission irked by Wasa’s stance on short-term treatment plan

    HYDERABAD: Justice Moha­mmad Iqbal Kalhoro, who heads the one-man judicial commission on water quality in Sindh, on Saturday expressed his displeasure over Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) managing director Masood Jumani’s argument regarding a short-term plan on preventing disposal of effluent into Phulelli Canal...

    The judge grilled the Wasa chief and directed the Public Health Engineering (PHE) secretary that “in future, if any...

  • Dredging of Leh Nullah has completed, says Wasa

    To cope with the anticipated flood situation, the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has completed the dredging of Leh Nullah and chalked out a comprehensive plan to avoid a flood-like situation...

    This was stated by Wasa Managing Director Raja Shaukat Mahmood while briefing an inspection team from Lahore who arrived in the city to check the preparedness of the Wasa for the monsoon season...

  • No dengue larvae found in water: Wasa

    RAWALPINDI: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) on Sunday contested Rawal Town Emergency Response Committee’s claim that dengue larvae had reached houses through the water supply lines of the agency...

    Wasa Managing Director Raja Shaukat Mehmood visited the area and after chemical testing found no dengue larvae in the water...

  • Wasa ready to cope with flooding in Leh

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab Secretary Housing Dr Arshad Mehmood on Friday visited Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) and Leh Nullah to inspect the machinery and the plan to avoid flood like situation in the garrison city...

    Wasa Managing Director Raja Shaukat Mehmood informed the secretary that Wasa had canceled holidays of the officials and staff to tackle the flood like situation during monsoon season...

  • HDA workers start agitation, threaten to shut down Wasa installations

    “If our demanded remained unmet for yet another day, we will go ahead with our plan to go on a full strike by closing down the entire system of the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa),” he said...

    On July 1, he said, over 1,300 contractual and work-charge workers of Wasa and another 500 regular employees of HDA’s various units had been sacked...

  • Wasa contractors allege favouritism

    LAHORE: The Contractors’ Association accused on Friday the administration of the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) of clearing payments of their favorite contractors, depriving those completing small water supply schemes under a ‘Gestro Package’...

    In a statement, association president Haji Sarwar said that on June 16, they had staged a sit-in when the Wasa admin had withdrawn funds of the Gestro Package-2 (Rs333 million),...

  • Wasa wants to increase water tariffs

    RAWALPINDI: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has requested the Punjab government to increase its subsidy from Rs200 million to Rs500 million or allow the agency to increase the water tariffs which remained unchanged for about 10 years...

    A senior official of Wasa told Dawn that the agency’s expenditures had increased due to the rising electricity tariffs and the subsidy given by the government was consumed on the payment of the...

  • Wasa employees’ holidays cancelled

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Secretary Excise and Taxation Ali Tahir visited Rawalpindi on Tuesday on the Punjab chief minister’s directives, to inspect arrangements being made by the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) for the heavy rainfall anticipated this week...

    Wasa Managing Director (MD) Raja Shaukat Mehmood told Mr Tahir that the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a ‘heavy rainfall’ warning for this week in Rawalpindi......

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