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FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for Monday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the programme issued by the company, power supply from Waryam, Rustam, Sufi Textile Mill, Majhi Sultan, Bela Sarbana, HB Shah and Tareemu feeders emanating from 132-KV HB Shah grid station will remain suspended from 4:30 am to 7:30 am while GM Abad feeder originating from 132-KV Narwala grid station will observe shutdown from 7:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday (July 4). Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

Pakistan backyard farm of CAS: FPCCI PESHAWAR: Chairman Standing Committee on Horticulture of FPCCI Ahmad Jawad has said Pakistan had certain geographical advantages and it was considered a backyard farm of the Central Asian States (CAS) and the Middle East with remarkable potential for export of agriculture products.Talking to newsmen on Sunday, Jawad said horticulture sector had a significant export potential, particularly off-season fruits and vegetables that have a high demand in certain regional markets. There is a need to adopt ...

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HESCO advises consumers to contact concerned officials for correction of bills HYDERABAD: The Board of Directors Hyderabad Electric Supply Company had issued strict directives to officers concerned to improve the performance by addressing the complaints of the power consumers of HESCO at the earliest with correction of their electricity bills according to rules.The HESCO spokesman informed Saturday that in compliance to directives of the Board of Directors, special committees have been formed in the head offices as well as Operation Circles, Divisions and Sub-Divisions with directives ...

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PIA introduces new menu KARACHI: PIA, starting from Friday (today), has introduced new menus for flights on all its domestic and international routes for both Business and Economy classes.An announcement to this effect was made by the spokesman of the national flag carrier.The chefs of PIA Food Services department have added some new dishes of chicken, mutton and fish to the menu in addition to additional variety of snacks and desserts, the spokesman added.The national flag carrier revises its ...

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Power shutdown notice issued for necessary repair FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) issued a shutdown notice for Monday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the notice issued by the company here on Friday, power supply from Waryam, Rustam, Sufi Textile Mill, Majhi Sultan, Bela Sarbana, HB Shah and Tareemu feeders emanating from 132-KV HB Shah grid station will remain suspended from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. while GM Abad feeder originating from 132-KV Narwala ...

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PM approves appointment of Uzma Adil as Chairman OGRA ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday approved the appointment of Ms Uzma Adil as Chairman Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).Uzma Adil served as Managing Director Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) and its Chief Finance Officer. OGRA's chairman Saeed Ahmed Khan retired on April 15.The government had constituted a five member committee to select a suitable candidate for the authorit.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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WAPDA hydel power stations delivers 33.145bn unit in 2015-16 ISLAMABAD: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) hydel power stations delivered as many as 33.154 billion units of low-cost hydel electricity to the National Grid in the fiscal year 2015-16.This is the highest-ever generation from hydel source in Pakistan. Previous maximum hydel generation was 31.5 billion units which was recorded during 2014-15.According to the statistics, hydel electricity delivered to the National Grid by WAPDA during FY 2016 registered an increase of 1600 million units ...