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Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

KARACHI: The government’s decision on reducing taxes on the import of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has liberalised imports and made the locally produced gas very expensive.The reduction in taxes has made imported gas cheaper by up to Rs21 per kilogramme to Rs95 for the distributors compared to the one locally produced and sold at Rs116 per […]

Customs duty on import of electric cars cut to 25%

Customs duty on import of electric cars cut to 25%

KARACHI:In line with the world trend that is rapidly shifting towards environment-friendly electric cars, the government of Pakistan on Friday announced some facilitation measures to cut costs and encourage the use of such clean vehicles in the country. This came at a time when several new players were gearing up to enter the auto industry of […]

Senior advisor for overseas Pakistanis federal Ombudsman Pakistan Hafiz Ehsan Ahmed Khokhar cut the cake and distributed certificates in students on completion of first year of “NICON Talent Hunt”

Senior advisor for overseas Pakistanis federal Ombudsman Pakistan Hafiz Ehsan Ahmed Khokhar cut the cake and distributed certificates in students on completion of first year of “NICON Talent Hunt”

Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarik) NICON has organized certificate distribution ceremony in Islamabad club with NH & MP. Pakistanis federal Ombudsman Pakistan Hafiz Ehsan Ahmed Khokhar says that efforts of the NICON group of colleges who has polished the skills of students effectively and motorway police doing their job with honesty and dedication. Senior advisor for […]

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

United States (US) President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty Tuesday and threatened to cut American aid to Palestinians, currently worth more than $300 million a year. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect,” Trump tweeted. “With the Palestinians no […]

17th National Security meeting held at Islamabad headed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan to discus Trump’s accusations, threat to cut aid

17th National Security meeting held at Islamabad headed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan to discus Trump’s accusations, threat to cut aid

17th National Security Committee meeting held at Islamabad By.Asghar Ali Mubarak The seventeenth meeting of the National Security Committee was chaired by Prime Minister Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today in Islamabad to review the emerging strategic situation in the region and beyond. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prof Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Interior, […]

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut Web Desk Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut to prop up the market could be […]