A recent study covering 13 towns of four countries including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region shows that the Himalayan towns are facing increased water insecurity in the wake of inadequate urban planning coup
Cement sector continued to post growth in the month of February as its total dispatches increased to 4.489 million tons, an increase of 33.91 percent from 3.352 million tons during the same month last year. Domestic consumption increased by 31.35 percent
Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA-Northern Region)chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Fargham has urged the government to curtail increasing input cost to reduce poultry farmer's cost of production and to make poultry products acceptable to consumer's pockets.
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar admitting the need of taking bold decisions for cutting the cost of doing business has said that the government has to renegotiate with the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and LNG providers to bring the energy p
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) based on discovery of fresh information made available vis-à-vis prima facie collusion in the wheat flour sector carried out a search and inspection of Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) premises in Lahore
Cement sector continued to post growth in the month of January as its total despatches increased to 4.074 million tons, an increase of 11.26 percent from 3.662 million tons during the same month last year.
Expressing extreme dismay over the failure of the federal and provincial governments to control locust swarm, Farmers Bureau of Pakistan (FBP) has demanded the resignation of Federal Minister for Food Security and Provincial Agriculture Ministers especial
All Pakistan Meat Processors & Exporters Association (APMPEA) Chairman Nasib Ahmad Saifi has drawn the attention of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFS&R) towards what he claimed 'reck
Rumours of increasing gas tariff for the fertilizer sector may hamper the government efforts to pass on a decrease of Rs400 per bag of urea to the farming community after curtailing Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC).
The Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the authorities concerned to initiate indiscriminate action against flour mills involved in the sale of allocated wheat in the open market. He said that no flour mills will be allowed to do so.
Suspension of natural gas supply to FatimaFert and Agritech, since December 2019, may lead to shortage of urea in the country, huge imports by spending precious foreign exchange and subsidy on imported urea.
Fertilizer industry fears disruption in fertilizer supply owing to the recent passage of Tax Ordinance by the federal government which restricts fertilizer companies from claiming input sales tax on retailing of urea to unregistered dealers.
The cement sector maintained the dispatch pattern of previous six months as the Northern region excelled in domestic dispatches but performed poor in exports. On the other hand, the Southern region over excelled in exports but its performance in the domes
Agricultural sector during the current calendar year faced some very serious issues including availability of water, higher inputs, erratic rains; longer heat spells etc, which resulted in reducing the productivity of the crops.
Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) has requested the Ministry of Commerce & Trade to arrange its meeting with the Ministry of the National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R) to seek solutions to the hardships being faced by the rice exporters
Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) is planning to take trade delegations to Saudi Arabia and Australia during the next calendar year in a bid to boost Pakistani rice exports to the two nations.
The Environment Protection Department (EPD) Punjab has written to the Punjab government for restoration of Environment Council in order to tackle the environmental issues including smog by the province.
The Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP) welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision of setting up 'Construction and Infrastructure Board (CIDB)' and stressed the need of setting up Construction Development Bank (CDB) and immediate bridge financin