Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

IPC ministry taking steps to facilitate women sportspersons: Syma

Parliamentary Secretary for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Syma Nadeem has said her ministry is taking steps to facilitate women sportspersons through a transparent and merit-based process. In an interview with Radio Pakistan’s News and Current Affairs channel, she said cash awards and medals have been announced to women players, besides upgrading living facilities of the sports

Ajmal lauds performance of journalists in creating public awareness against COVID-19

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information and Public Relation Ajmal Wazir says the government is extending all out support to the media persons affected by coronavirus in the province. He said this while handing over dispatching relief packages for affected media men in Peshawar. Ajmal Wazir urged media personnel to execute their responsibilities

SECP Launches Secured Transactions Registry

The Secured Transactions Registry (STR) was launched today by Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue. The STR, established under the Financial Institutions (Secured Transactions) Act, 2016, for registration of security interests/charges created by entities other than companies on their movable assets, has been operationalized by the Securities and

Pakistan Dairy Association Asks Govt for Tax Relief

Pakistan Dairy Association has requested the government for relief in taxation matters to make the industry more competitive with the informal sector. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting at the Finance Division with the members of the Pakistan Dairy Association via video link. The representatives

CNG, Electricity & Gas Prices to Get a Major Cut as RLNG Prices Reduced by 20%

The government has reduced the prices of re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) by 21.63% or $2.0729/mmbtu for Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGPL) and 18.9% or 1.8061/mmbtu for end consumers of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) for May. According to the notification issued by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), the RLNG prices were decreased

Pakistan Navy, ANF seize 100kg of crystal drug worth Rs3b in Balochistan

Pakistan Navy and Anti-Narcotics Force
(ANF) have seized 100 kilograms of crystal drug worth three billion rupees in a
joint operation at Pasni coastal area of Balochistan.

Spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, in a statement, said timely action against