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PML-N agrees to Zardari’s remarks against govt

PML-N agrees to Zardari’s remarks against govt

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyam Aurangzeb has said the incumbent government consists of inexperienced and incapable people.“A government that causes damage to the country is not right,” she said while talking to reporters outside the accountability court on Monday.“Asif Zardari has spoken about the government’s incapability which is being agreed upon by […]

Govt striving for investor friendly environment, says PM Imran at Riyadh conference

Govt striving for investor friendly environment, says PM Imran at Riyadh conference

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday spoke at the first day of the Davos in the Desert conference on the special invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz in Riyadh.The premier talked about seeking loans to remedy Pakistan’s economic crisis and how the government had been striving to foster an environment conducive to investment.“What we are hoping is that […]

Govt sets target of 15 mn bales of cotton for year 2018-19: Dawood

Govt sets target of 15 mn bales of cotton for year 2018-19: Dawood

(Web Desk) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textiles, Abdul Razzaq Dawood has said to ensure provision of quality seeds and pesticides to the farmers for increasing their per acre yield of cotton is priority of the government.Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said that government has set a target of 15 […]

Fawad Chaudhry blames PML-N govt for expensive electricity

Fawad Chaudhry blames PML-N govt for expensive electricity

ISLAMABAD – Federal minister for information Fawad Chaudhary on Tuesday has revealed that the incumbent government is facing a loss of Rs2.63 per every electricity unit.Addressing a press conference, Fawad Chaudhry blamed previous government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for expensive electricity. Shehbaz Sharif had lied by claiming to have resolved the issue of power […]

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

ISLAMABAD: The government constituted a 22-member Council of Business Leaders on Thursday aimed at getting input from the private sector to boost exports and create jobs.Prime Minister Imran Khan will be the chairman of the council which will have representation from leading sectors of the economy, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce.The maximum […]

Govt, Tareen served notices over disqualified leader chairing official meeting

Govt, Tareen served notices over disqualified leader chairing official meeting

LAHORE:The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notices and sought replies from the federal government and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen in a petition filed against the latter for chairing an official meeting of top government officials.In his constitutional petition, Advocate Chaudhry Shoaib Saleem cited the top court’s April 13 verdict disqualifying PTI […]

Govt envisages ‘evidence commission’ to reduce backlog

Govt envisages ‘evidence commission’ to reduce backlog

ISLAMABAD: In order to clear the backlog of cases and lessen burden of civil litigation on judges, the government has envisaged establishing an ‘evidence commission’ where a court-appointed panel of lawyers will record evidence and assist the court in early conclusion of a civil case.Record of evidence by the proposed commission will be time-bound in order […]

Govt turns down Saudi offer to acquire two power plants

Govt turns down Saudi offer to acquire two power plants

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has turned down Saudi Arabia’s offer to acquire two LNG-fired power plants only under a sovereign deal, as laws do not allow selling assets without following a rigorous competitive process.“Saudi Arabia also demanded Pakistan to provide free land, complete security and utility facilities for setting up an oil refinery of over 100,000 barrel per […]

Govt hints at partially restoring curbs on non-filers of tax returns

Govt hints at partially restoring curbs on non-filers of tax returns

ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday hinted at partially restoring the ban on purchase of new cars and property by non-filers of tax returns as it struggled hard to convince opposition that its mini-budget would not throw Pakistan back into an era of low growth and high inflation.On the first day of scrutiny of the mini-budget, the […]

Govt draws flak for dropping ‘inflation bomb’

Govt draws flak for dropping ‘inflation bomb’

ISLAMABAD:The opposition locked horns with the government in the National Assembly during the debate on mini-budget where leader of the opposition Shehbaz Sharif likened it to dropping an “inflation bomb”, but at the same time offered to chalk out a charter of economy to “break the begging bowl”.Lambasting the government for what he termed an anti-poor […]

PTI govt. working on new textile package

PTI govt. working on new textile package

(Web Desk) – PTI government is actively working on a new textile package to enhance textile exports, Radio Pakistan reported.This was stated by the newly-elected member Punjab Assembly Farrukh Habib, in a reception hosted by the Faisalabad Dry Port Trust in Faisalabad.He said that we are bound to resolve issues being confronted by the city […]

Deteriorating situation of parks in Peshawar explore govt negligence

Deteriorating situation of parks in Peshawar explore govt negligence

(Web Desk) – Peshawar which is also known as the city of flowers has indeed fallen victim to indifference of the government. PTI has been claiming to develop every bit of land under its administration, but this does not seem to be true. The report of Zakar ullah explains shoddy situation of the parks and […]

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