Category Archives: General Press Releases

Karachi Needs $9 Billion to Fix its Transport, Drainage, Water Supply & Sanitation Needs: WB

The World Bank has estimated that Karachi needs around $9 to $10 billion of financing over a 10-year period to meet its infrastructure and service delivery needs in urban transport/drainage, water supply, and sanitation, and municipal solid waste.Count…

Govt to launch ‘Roshan Digital Accounts’ project in next month

Government has announced to launch digital banking facility in the next month.Overseas Pakistanis will soon be able to open their bank accounts and make investments directly in the country from abroad.The ‘Roshan Digital Accounts’ project would be roll…

ECC ratifies proposal to reduce, remove tax incidence at import stage of sugar: Azhar

Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar says ECC has ratified the proposal to reduce and remove the incidence of taxes at import stage of sugar.In a tweet, he said this will facilitate the private sector imports, improve domestic stocks and…

Govt Allows Export of N-95 & Surgical Masks

The federal government has allowed the export of N-95 and surgical masks, said Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry.The federal minister took to Twitter to announce the development and said that it was the only item under the per…

Dr Hafeez Shaikh Reviews Wheat Stocks in KP

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the government will take all measures to ensure the availability of sufficient wheat and flour to the masses throughout the year.He made this statement while cha…

Four killed, seven injured in bus crash on Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway

Four passengers died and seven others got severely injured when a passenger bus skidded off the road on Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway near Peshawar this morning.The bus was on its way from Lahore to Peshawar Source: Radio Pakistan