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LPG price goes up by Rs5 per kg ISLAMABAD: Acting brazenly, the Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) marketing companies on Tuesday increased the gas price by Rs5 per kg in the face of rising local production.The commodity has witnessed second hike in just seven days without any notification, putting extra burden on masses and posing a challenge to the regulator to purge unethical business practices from the LPG market, said the LPG distributors association's chairman Irfan Khokhar.Describing the rising trend in LPG price an effort to defame the democratic set-up, he called upon the government to take notice of frequent raises to foil such bid and protect masses who had expressed their trust in it.He alleged the marketing companies were extorting Rs40 million a day through unjustified raises, as none of entity in LPG supply chain including the producing companies had raised the commodity's price, necessitating strict action against unscrupulous business forces in the LPG market, he added.He described ...

29 wind power projects at different stages of implementation ISLAMABAD: The government is in process of implementing around 29 different wind power projects as per its plan to enhance power production in the country.Among these projects, two wind power projects with capacity of 106.4 MW have achieved commercial operation and are supplying electricity to national grid.Besides, three projects, having a cumulative capacity of 150 MW, have achieved financial close and are under construction. These projects are expected to achieve Commercial Operation Date (COD) during ...
Power shortfall eases to 1,850 MW ISLAMABAD: The power shortfall in the country further eased to 1,850 MW as the total generation on Tuesday was recorded as 9,650 MW against the demand of 11,500 MW at 1000 hours.According to daily data released by National Transmission and Dispatch Company Limited (NTDC), the hydel generation stood at 2,690 MW, Thermal 1,150 MW and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) 5,810 MW.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
CASA-1000 project to mitigate power crisis ISLAMABAD: The government is working on several projects to ease power crisis in the country and the initiative to import 1000-MW will go a long a way in achieving the objective.Pakistan has already signed a resolution to import 1000-MW electricity from Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan to overcome power shortage in summer season.Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif recently signed agreements with the World Bank to facilitate transfer of surplus electricity from Central ...
Punitive action sought on substandard LPG cylinders ISLAMABAD: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distributors association has called upon the government to launch a crackdown on business elements involved in illegal activity of manufacturing substandard cylinders which have claimed several lives." Only seven factories are authorized in the country to manufacture LPG cylinders, but alone in Gujranwala around 350 factories are involved in illegal activity of manufacturing substandard cylinders and the same product is being sold across the country," the association's chairman Irfan ...


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Foreign Debt $60.9bn
Per Cap Income $1,368
GDP Growth 3.6%
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Trade Balance $-1.433 bln
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