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Berth occupancy at Port Qasim at 67 percent on Tuesday KARACHI: Brisk shipping was recorded at the Port where five ships C.V Lioyd Don Carlos, C.V CMA CGM Tosca, C.V Northern Magnum, M.T Genuine Galaxy and M.T Okyroe carrying Containers, Chemicals and Furnace oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO oil Terminal respectively on Tuesday.In the meantime two more ships M.T As Orelia and M.T Methane Heater Sally with Chemicals and LNG also got anchored at outer anchorage of Port Qasim.Berth occupancy remained at the Port at sixty seven percent on Tuesday where a total of nine ships namely C.V Lioyd Don Carlos, C.V CMA CGM Tosca, C.V Norther Magnum, M.V An African, M.V Da Yu Xia, M.V Intuition,, M.T Genuine Galaxy, M.T Able Sailor and M.T Okyroe are currently occupying terminals to load/offload Containers, Cement General cargo, Canole Seeds, Chemical, Pam oil and Furnace oil Coal and Furnace oil respectively during last ...

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Wapda allows KWSB to lift 25 MDG from Hub dam to meet water requirements KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah taking his personal efforts has allowed Water board to lift 25 MGD water from Hub Dam which is at dead level so that water shortage of Karachi could be addressed. "This lifting would continue for next 25 days."This was disclosed in a meeting held here under the chairmanship of Sindh CM to discuss water issues of the city, said a staetment on Wednesday.The meeting was attended by ...

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Khaqan Abbasi meets Tajik counterpart ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held a meeting with his Tajik counterpart Usmanoli Uzmonzada here on Wednesday.During the meeting, both the ministers discussed issues of mutual interest and vowed for increased cooperation in the field of energy, said a press release.The meeting was also attended by Tajik Ambassador to Pakistan Jananov Sherali, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan, Secretary Arshad Mirza and senior officials ...

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PIA to introduce new menu for in-flight meals KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) would introduce new menu for the in-flight meals from July 1.This was stated by the spokesman of the national flag carrier here on Wednesday.He said that the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PIA, Bernd Hildenbrand, visited the airline's flight kitchen last evening and was given a presentation on the new domestic and international flight menus for both Economy and Business Classes which PIA is going to introduce from the ...

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Telenor Pakistan announces Irfan Wahab Khan as new CEO KARACHI: Telenor Group has appointed Irfan Wahab Khan as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Pakistan.An announcement here on Tuesday said that the current CEO of Telenor Pakistan, Michael Foley, will join the Telenor Bulgaria on the same position and continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tameer Microfinance Bank in Pakistan.It said that both Foley and Khan will be members of the Group Executive Management team. The new appointments will be effective ...

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Rs 65 billion earmarked for education sector development LAHORE: Punjab Government has earmarked an amount of Rs 64,970 million for the development of school and higher education sectors in the budget 2016-17.According to the budget documents, Rs 47,760 million have been allocated for School Education and Rs 17,218 million for Higher Education.In addition to that, Rs 962 million have been allocated for Special Education and Rs 1,883 million for Literacy and Non Formal Basic Education Department.The Punjab government also allocated a sum of ...

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No unannounced load shedding in city, claims KE KARACHI: K-Electric in a statement here on Monday maintained that the utility provider was not carrying out unannounced load shed in any part of the city and supply to all parts of the city is as per routine.It further added that some small pockets in the city, spread over 6,500 square kms, experience disruption in supply due to localized faults and these isolated incidents should not be confused with `load shed'.K-Electric's spokesperson has reiterated that ...