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Cement sector posts 11.51 percent growth in September-2019
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Cement sector posts 11.51 percent growth in September-2019

The cement sector posted first real growth during September this year as the total dispatches increased by 11.51 percent compared with the corresponding period of last year; with both local consumption and exports increasing in double digits.
Published 03 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Morinaga manufacturing facility inaugurated in Pakistan
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Morinaga manufacturing facility inaugurated in Pakistan

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Friday inaugurated a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant of infant formula called NutriCo Morinaga (Private) Limited constructed at cost of Rs5.1 billion having a production capacity of 12,000 tons per annu
Published 21 Sep, 2019 12:00am
GUARD may export 300 metric tons of hybrid rice to Philippines
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GUARD may export 300 metric tons of hybrid rice to Philippines

Guard Agricultural Research & Services Limited (GUARD) is likely to export 300 metric tons of hybrid rice to Philippines this year. It is the second year in row that the Pakistani company will be exporting hybrid rice seed as last year it in collaboration
Published 04 Sep, 2019 12:00am
PFA to check quality of ghee, cheese
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PFA to check quality of ghee, cheese

The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will start two-day ghee, butter and cheese sampling campaign from next month across Punjab. The purpose of the campaign is to ensure provision of safe and healthy food by checking the quality and standard of products. PFA D
Published 01 Sep, 2019 12:00am
Punjab to launch oilseed enhancement programme
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Punjab to launch oilseed enhancement programme

The federal government is going to launch a national oilseed enhancement programme with a total cost of Rs 5115 million by promoting its cultivation in Punjab. The programme will be implemented in all 36 districts of the Punjab with contribution of Rs 306
Published 28 Aug, 2019 12:00am
GUARD hopeful to launch hybrid of Basmati rice soon
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GUARD hopeful to launch hybrid of Basmati rice soon

Pioneer in introducing high yielding hybrid varieties of coarse rice, Guard Agriculture Research and Services Private Ltd (GUARD) is now hopeful to soon launch a hybrid of Basmati rice with an average per acre yield of 80 maunds and average grain length o
Published 27 Aug, 2019 12:00am
PFD to release wheat to flour mills tomorrow
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PFD to release wheat to flour mills tomorrow

Punjab Food Department (PFD) will start issuing wheat to flour mills from Monday (tomorrow) at the rate of Rs 1375 per 40 kilograms (including the cost of bardana) to ensure uninterrupted supply of wheat flour to the masses on a fair price.
Published 18 Aug, 2019 12:00am
EPA staff directed to comply with EA rules in all projects
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EPA staff directed to comply with EA rules in all projects

Observing least interest of field officers in ensuring implementation of environmental conditions, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has directed all its field officers to ensure compliance of conditions of environmental approvals (EA) in public a
Published 24 Jul, 2019 12:00am
Reducing cargo weight limit on trucks will hurt economy: experts
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Reducing cargo weight limit on trucks will hurt economy: experts

The government's decision to reduce axle load limit by 50 percent will have severe impact on Pakistan's economy as the industry estimates at least 200,000 additional trucks needed to cater timely transportation of heavyweight or bulk products and raw mate
Published 23 Jul, 2019 12:00am
PFMA delegation meets Punjab CM
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PFMA delegation meets Punjab CM

Representatives of the Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) Punjab on Wednesday announced not to increase the price of flour in a meeting with the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar. The delegation also ensured that there would be no shortage of
Published 18 Jul, 2019 12:00am
PKI threatens protests if demands not accepted in 15 days
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PKI threatens protests if demands not accepted in 15 days

The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) has announced to stage a demonstration in front of the National Assembly building if the charter of demands presented by it is not accepted within next 15 days. "Our demands are aimed at resolving the issues being faced b
Published 16 Jul, 2019 12:00am
PFMA's three-day strike against GST to begin on July 17
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PFMA's three-day strike against GST to begin on July 17

The Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) has announced to go on a three-day strike from July 17, 2019, to register their protest on imposition of general sales tax (GST) on wheat products and bran. PFMA Central Chairman Naeem Butt and Group Leader Asim
Published 13 Jul, 2019 12:00am
APCDA-government officials meeting likely today
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APCDA-government officials meeting likely today

All Pakistan Cement Dealers Association (APCDA) has been asked by the government to get ready for talks with a high-level official team on Saturday to resolve the issues being faced by them due to which they are continuously observing a complete shutdown
Published 06 Jul, 2019 12:00am
Plastics domestic market growing at 15 percent annually: speakers
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Plastics domestic market growing at 15 percent annually: speakers

Pakistan has the second largest domestic market for plastics in Southeast Asia after India that is growing at an annual average rate of 15 percent; revealed by the speakers at two consultative workshops arranged by the WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with t
Published 05 Jul, 2019 12:00am
Cement dealers, manufacturers meeting today
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Cement dealers, manufacturers meeting today

Third round of talks between All Pakistan Cement Dealers Association and cement manufacturers is going to be held on Friday in the provincial metropolis to resolve the ongoing strike, which may lead to some breakthrough, hoped President All Pakistan Cemen
Published 05 Jul, 2019 12:00am