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Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

17 industrial economic zones costing Rs32.905bn to be linked with CPEC route PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakthunkhwa Senior Minister Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao Wednesday appreciated the efforts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zone Development and Management Company( KPEZDMC) for their hectic efforts to boost-up Industrialization activities in the province.He asked the authorities to ensure the inclusion of future challenges, interest of overseas Pakistanis investors and utilization of our man-power resources in their planning for industrial revolution, being the major requirement for the uplift of the people.Presiding over a high-level meeting of KPEZDMC here, Sikandar Sherpao said one of the existing world best irrigation canal system of this province and the small dams building here should also be considered for micro and semi-micro power generation projects, besides the agricultural products and the hard working manpower of the province for future planning.The meeting which was also attended by Special Assistant to CM KP on Industries and Commerce, Abdul Karim, thoroughly discussed the 17 Industrial Economic Zones, being ...

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SC allows PEMRA to hold DTH bidding process ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the stay granted by the Lahore High Court against bidding for Direct To Home (DTH) license by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and conditionally allowed the Authority to hold the bidding process.A three-member bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam heard the appeal of PEMRA against the decision of the Lahore High Court in which the Authority was restrained to hold the bidding process for DTH lincense.The ...

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Govt taking steps to control shortage of natural gas ISLAMBAD: The government is taking various steps to control the shortage of natural gas across the country through enhancement of indigenous gas production, import of liquefied natural gas (LPG), promotion of LPG air mix and import of the gas from Iran and Turkmenistan.Responding to a question in the National Assembly, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jan Kamal Khan informed the House that campaigns were being launched through print and electronic media for ...

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Samsung brings new Grand Prime+ with more powerful features KARACHI: Samsung Electronics Pakistan Ltd., has revealed its latest smartphone, the Galaxy Grand Prime+.Its previous version the Grand Prime was among the best-selling products. The Grand Prime+ will build-on the legacy by bringing back all the features of its predecessor along with many more innovative technologies, said press release here on Monday.This sophisticated new smartphone is equipped with numerous additional features, including: a bigger 1.5GB RAM and 8GB of expandable storage space enriched with an ...

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AJK to enjoy benefits of CPEC initiated mega hydro power projects MIRPUR: Azad Jammu & Kashmir is all set to enjoy benefits of under-progress gigantic project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in power generation through the grand $ 2.4 million Dollars Kohala Hydro Power Project near Muzaffarabad.The sources told APP here on Monday that since Kohala Hydro Power Project is stated to be one of the significant parts of the CPEC, the gigantic project will be completed with the estimated cost of US Dollars 2.4 million. ...

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SSGC busts yet another network of gas thieves & miscreants in Karachi KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has tightened the rope against the gas thieves and removed various illegal connections in its franchise area.A spokesman of the utility said here on Monday that the Surveillance & Monitoring team in coordination with Company's CRD, FIR Cell, DSM and Security Departments along with SSGC Police continued its `crackdown against miscreants involved in theft of natural gas by raiding in the areas of North Nazimzabad and Ghaziabad-Orangi Town'.He ...

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SECP's institutes various reforms to facilitate in corporation of companies ISLAMABAD: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has recently instituted various reforms to ensure that the requirements of the Companies Ordinance, 2016 (Company Law).These laws are understood by all the stakeholders and the facilitation for incorporation of companies as outlined in the Company Law is provided to the general public, said in a statement issued by SECP here on Monday.In order to implement the Company Law and to create awareness of the revised provisions, ...