Fawad Yousafzai

  • ISLAMABAD                   -           The laying of gas pipeline from discoveries in Badin IV South Block has been completed which will help adding 25 mmcfd ...

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  • Islamabad            -          The Petroleum Division has asked the government to devise a mechanism for the recovery of the difference of Rs1250 per MMBTU between indigenous gas and RLNG supplied ...

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  • Islamabad               -          To resolve the water dispute between Punjab and Sindh, the National Assembly Standing Committee on water resource has recommended the audit of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -                Leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz Thursday observed that Afghanistan’s push to build ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -        The government has decided to revive the $2b Karachi Circular Railway project and directed EAD for finalisation of the implementation mechanism for framework agreement under CPEC. Federal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on Power was informed that 391 million free units worth Rs5.26 billion were provided to the employees of Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), distribution companies (Discos) and generation companies (Gencos) in fiscal 2018-19. Free units of ...

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  • Islamabad-Pakistan has approved in principle the structure recommended by two Russian companies Eurasian Pipeline Consortium and Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) for the construction of $2 billion North-South Gas Pipeline.In 7th JCC session on the North South Gas Pipeline it was also decided ...

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  • Islamabad       -        Senate Standing Committees on Petroleum was Monday told that the services of more than a dozen engineers, hailing from Balochistan, working on contract basis in OGDCL cannot be regularised without going ...

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  • Islamabad-Petroleum Division has proposed an increase of 300pc in the gas meter rent for domestic consumers and hike of up to 15pc in gas prices for various categories of consumers. In a summary moved to the ECC the Petroleum division has proposed to increase the meter rent for domestic consumers ...

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  • Islamabad        -        The cost of Naulong dam in Balochistan has escalated by more than 143 percent because of delay of almost 11 years in construction, official documents reveals. The cost of the Naulong Dam has been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                 -                The Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources was Thursday informed that Pakistan is annually ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -         The government has reiterated to continue with the provision of electricity to the textile industry at the concessional rate of 7.5 cents per unit; however they will be liable to quarterly ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -         The government is likely to launch Ehsaas Kifalat programme by the end of ongoing month, through which it will give cash stipends to millions of most deserving and poorest women. In first phase, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A total of 132,192 students have applied for the first phase of Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships Project and the final selection process will be finalised by the end of March. BISP and Higher Education Commission (HEC) through a joint venture programme have started a Rs 20 billion ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has observed that 1169 fatal accidents occurred in DISCOs and K-Electric during the last seven years. In its Annual Report 2018-19, Nepra has further said that the NTDC has added no 500 KV grid stations to the system during the period ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -        The government Monday reduced the prices of re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) by 3.25 percent for the consumers of Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGPL) and 3.6 percent for the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -           The raising of Special Wing of Punjab Rangers for security of Kartarpur Corridor will require a budgetary allocation of Rs2402.037 million (2.402037 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -       Japan’s economic assistance to Pakistan during the past 65 years (starting from the cooperation in 1954 to 2019) has reached $12.124 billion, making Tokyo the second largest ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -             A delegation of Chinese National Development and Reforms Commission (NDRC) is likely to visit Pakistan in April to review progress ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Out of total 14,730 government employees removed from the beneficiary list of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) 2,543 were of official ranks. Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has written to the Ministries and Chief Secretaries to take action against those government ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has said that the Sindh government’s insistence that gas needs of the province should be fulfilled first before those of other provinces is an unrealistic one, saying that this would open a Pandora’s Box and other provinces will also demand the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-A Senate committee was Monday informed that oil refineries are at the verge of closure and there will be no local JP8 fuel available for fighter jets if no corrective measures are taken by the government.The Senate standing committee on Petroleum that met with Senator Mohsin Aziz in the ...

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  • Islamabad-Pakistan's trade deficit has contracted by 30.58 per cent during July to December 2019-20 as the imports have declined by 17.06 percent.According the trade figure of the Ministry of Commerce for July to December 2019-20 the country's trade deficit stood at $5.129 billion during the first ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Senate standing committee on Power on Friday suggested the government to withdraw Rs 66 billion extra subsidy being provided to the industrial sector under Karachi Electric.The Senate standing committee on Power that met here with Senator Fida Muhammad in the chair was informed by the ...

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  • Islamabad-A senate committee was Friday informed that the basic necessities of electricity supply and high speed internet which is the pre requisite to make Gwadar Smart Port City Master Plan a success is currently unavailable in the port city.Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and ...

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  • Islamabad             -            The federal government has decided to not inaugurate any new mega Water sector project without the prior consensus of the stake holders, proper ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The cost of land acquisition and resettlement of Diamer Basha Dam Project has increased by 184 percent from Rs60 billion to 170 billion as CDWP referred the second revised PCI of the project to ECNEC for approval.Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday, presided over ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government on Tuesday revised the POL prices and increased the rates of petrol by Rs 2.61 per litre and High Speed Diesel (HSD) by Rs 2.25 per litre for the month of January, 2020. As per the notification issued by the government, the entire increase by Ogra in all the petroleum ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reform was on Tuesday informed that the decisions taken by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority could not be challenged in any court of law. The NA body that met with Junaid Akbar, MNA, in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Monday proposed an increase of up to 3.2 percent in the prices of various petroleum products. In a summary sent to the Petroleum Division, Ogra has suggested Rs2.61 per liter increase in the price of petrol, Rs2.25 per liter in that of High ...

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