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Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

No unscheduled loadshedding in region: FESCO Chief FAISALABAD: There is no unscheduled loadshedding in the region of Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) including districts Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab and Bhakkar. This was claimed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FESCO Rasheed Ahmad Aslam, in a statement here on Tuesday. FESCO Chief said the FESCO was strictly implementing its load management schedule. He said rural area feeders were observing 6 hours loadshedding daily whereas this duration was four hours for small industrial feeders and zero load-shedding for big industries. He appealed to the consumers to ensure minimum use of air-conditioners, motor pumps and iron etc. during peak hours from 7:00 pm. to 11:00 pm.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

Samsung launches Galaxy J1 in Pakistan, with 4G LTE  The Korean smartphone maker Samsung launched its latest flagship the Galaxy J1 handset in Pakistan.According to local media reports, Samsungs latest offers a powerful Dual SIM SmartPhones (DUOS) with an enabled 4G LTE. As per the specifications, the handset runs on a powerful Quad Core 1.3 (Island) 3G-enabled processor, and Samsung Exynos 3475 chipset. Considering the software the Galaxy latest is backed with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS and an enhanced 1.0 GB RAM, with 8 ...

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Notices issued to 12 more non-performing oil, gas exploration companies ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources's drive against non-performing oil and gas exploration companies is continuing as it issued notices to 12 more inactive licence-holders for their failure to start exploration work as per agreement."We have revoked 16 such licences so far and permits of all oil and gas companies failing to start exploration activities as per their obligation will be canceled," official sources in the ministry told APP Tuesday.Keeping in view the prevailing ...

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RCCI urges FBR to introduce reforms RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Mian Humayun Parvez urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to introduce reforms and revision in sales tax structure. In a statement issued here Monday he said there is a need to bring changes in the existing structure of sales tax as Pakistan's economy is taking turn.The key export sectors like textile, leather, surgical goods, sports goods and carpets require a big revamp in its ...

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Chairman Standing Committee on WAPDA expresses dismay over HESCO working HYDERABAD: The Chairman Standing Committee of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on WAPDA Affairs Abdul Sattar Khan has expressed concern over unannounced load shedding from Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) adding that such irresponsible attitude is hurting the small medium enterprises and business sector.In a statement, issued here on Monday, Abdul Sattar Khan who is also the Chairman Sub-Committee of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry on HESCO said that government was ...

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Problems of rice exporters to be solved: Ebad KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has said exporters of various goods have played a vital role in economy of Pakistan and due to their efforts valuable addition is witnessed in national exchequer every year.This he said while talking to a 9-members delegation of Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) at Governor House here on Monday. Principal Secretary to Governor Muhammad Hussain Syed was also present on the occasion.Dr. Ebad said that agriculture ...

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Secretary Industries assures timely salaries to PSM employees KARACHI: Payment of salaries to Pakistan Steel Mills' employees will be done in time and outstanding dues to retired ones, assures Federal Secretary for Ministry of Industries and Production, Khizar Hayat Gondal.The Federal Secretary who has also charge of the Chief Executive Officer of PSM, was addressing the PSM senior officers here at the Mills' Head Office, said a statement here on Monday.He said two months salaries of the PSM employees would be paid within ...