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Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

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 making all out efforts to activate the SME sector by considering it as the economic backbone, but the irresponsible attitude of the HESCO management causing severe damage to this sector.He said that the ban on commercial connections is a major hurdle in trade development and the situation become more harmful after issuing threats of disconnection of electricity connections of those commercial consumers who have not installed separate transformers on over 5 kilowatt load.Despite depositing the ...

Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

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 ...

Pakistan - Industries & Sectors

FPCCI demands formulation of horticulture export policy PESHAWAR: Chairman FPCCI Regional Standing Committee on Horticulture Exports Ahmad Jawad has demanded of the government to formulate horticulture export policy on the pattern of textile policy in consultation with all stakeholders with proper budgetary allocation on yearly basis. In a statement here, Ahmed Jawad said, government should allocate funds for promoting hybrid seed industry in Pakistan under private-public partnership (PPP) in 2016-17 budget. He urged setting up of different projects under private-public partnerships or ...

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SNGPL Regional Office shifts to Humak Morr RAWALPINDI: The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Regional office has shifted to a new location at Humak Morr near WAPDA office. The consumers expressed their dismay saying it would create problems for the residents being out of the city limits.The residents said it should be located in an area within the reach of the general public so that they can get their bills rectified and lodge complaints. A complainant Dr. Irshad resident of Dhoke Charigh Din ...

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QESCO power station to remain closed on May 10, 11 QUETTA: Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) will close its City Grid Station from May 10, 11. This was announced by QESCO administration, the power of City Grid Station's Alam Khan and Old Samungli Feeders will remain close from 10 am to 1 pm due to some repairing work inside the power station. Meanwhile, the power load shedding would be carried out at Shekh Manda Grid Station's Airport Road Feeders from 11 am to 1 pm ...

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FESCO issues shutdown program for necessary repair of electricity lines FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for Tuesday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the program, power supply from City-1, Civil Line, Qadir Bux, Kamalia City, Railway Road and Haneef Shaheed feeders emanating from 132-KV Kamalia grid station will remain suspended from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon while Garh and Al-Fareed feeders originating from 132-KV Sammundri grid station will observe shutdown from 8:30 am ...