Rs3.29 per unit cut in electricity prices likely

ISLAMABAD:Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has recommended to NEPRA to reduce the electricity prices are by Rs3.29 per unit . CPPA has sent a recommendation to National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) in this...

Govt committed to complete power projects timely: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reaffirmed government's resolve to complete all the ongoing power projects well in time to overcome the energy crises in the country. He was presiding over a meeting in...

IMF cuts Pakistan’s growth forecast to 2.6%

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund on Thursday revised its forecast for Pakistan’s economic growth down to 2.6 per cent for 2015. The IMF in its World Economic Outlook report for July, it has sliced...

Australia lifts ban on import of Pakistani mangoes

ISLAMABAD: Australian government lifted the ban placed on the import of Pakistani mangoes and the traders will now be able to export fresh mangoes to Australia. The ban was imposed after flies and bugs...

NEPRA announces tariff for bagasse electricity

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Thursday announced tariff for electricity generated by using bagasse also known as sugarcane husk setting average price at Rs 10.72 per unit. According to the authorities, the...

Committee to resolve issue of Tax on banking transactions

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has constituted a 19-member committee to resolve issue of the imposition of withholding tax on banking transactions. The committee includes seven members each from traders and various chambers of...

SBP introduces SMS service for issuance of new currency notes

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan, in collaboration with the Pakistan Banks’ Association, has introduced an SMS service for the issuance of fresh currency notes to public. The move is aimed at facilitating the...

State Bank seeks details of NGOs’ bank accounts

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has instructed all commercial banks to furnish details of bank accounts belonging to nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) operating in the country. The move comes just days after the...

PSO gave discount worth Rs 1.27 billion, audit report reveals

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on Monday has been revealed to have given a discount worth Rs 1.27 billion on petroleum products upon which the board expressed resentment. According to company’s audit report...

CPEC will deepen Pak-China economic cooperation: Dar

ISLAMABADl Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says Pakistan and China have placed a special emphasis on enlarging the economic footprint of the bilateral relationship. In an interview with a Chinese TV, he said the two...

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