Category archives for: Governace

Sindh Assembly: Over half million spent daily on MPAs, who don’t do any work

  KARACHI:  The Sindh Assembly’s 168 MPAs are each paid a daily allowance of Rs3,000 for merely showing up. But little has been achieved by them in the 30 hours since December 16. The problem has been continuous adjournments or fruitless discussions. And again, on Monday, the proceedings were adjourned without the house taking up […]

Oil refinery to become functional this year

KARACHI: The oil refinery in the city is expected to be on stream two weeks ahead of scheduled at Rs3.5 crores lesser cost than the original estimates. Minister for Fuel, Power and Natural Resources Z.A. Bhutto is Karachi News Sources

Settlement of GST on tractors assured

KARACHI, Jan 13: Federal Minister for Industries Chaudhry Pervez Elahi has assured the vendors and tractor makers of resolving the lingering issue of 16 per cent general sales tax as early as possible. Karachi News Sources

Scathing criticism of Zardari, Gilani follows SC verdict

The prime minister preferred loyalty to the party to loyalty to the state by rejecting the apex court s verdict on the NRO issue. This was the co The News International – Karachi

MQM to submit new proposals on LG system: Durrani

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has now indicated to the Pakistan People s Party (PPP) that they would submit new proposals on the local government The News International – Karachi

NAB agrees to free Admiral Mansur for Rs 457.5 million

The army-run National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has accepted an unprecedented offer from the former chief of naval staff Mansurul Haq to pay about R The News International – Karachi

Koreans invited to invest in coal, wind sectors

KARACHI: Sindh Board of Investments (SBI) has invited Korean investors to invest in Pakistan especially in coal and wind sectors. Chairman SBI Muhammad Zubair Motiwala while talking to Pakistani Ambassador for Korea, Shaukat Mukaddam at his office here on Monday, advised him to use the good offices of Embassy of Pakistan in spreading word about […]

Government should hold elections immediately: Nawaz Sharif

KARACHI: PML-N president Nawaz Sharif has given a stern message to the government and told them to hold elections immediately, Geo News reported. Karachi News Sources

Halal accreditation to start from January

  KARACHI: The government will launch a halal food accreditation programme from January in a bid to boost local sales and export of food products in the domestic and international markets. The decision came following the go-ahead from a committee which met here on Tuesday. The first meeting of the committee, chaired by Pakistan National Accreditation […]

State Bank of Pakistan to buy govt paper in reverse repo

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said it would buy government paper from commercial banks on Friday in seven-day reverse repo to inject funds into the money market. The State Bank of Pakistan did not say how much money it would inject through the open market operation. The result of the auction will be announced […]

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