Suzuki Motors delegation meets Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):A delegation of Suzuki Motors Corporation (SMC) led by its Japanese Global Vice President Kenichi Ayukawa on Thursday met with Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb. Japanese Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL) Hiroshi Kawamura, and officers from the Finance… Continue reading Suzuki Motors delegation meets Finance Minister

Chairman FBR inaugurates new building of RTO Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Malik Amjed Zubair Tiwana on Thursday inaugurated the new building of Regional Tax Office (RTO), Islamabad. While addressing the inauguration ceremony, the Chairman said that this state-of-the-art building reflected our commitment to modernize FBR and making the tax system more efficient, transparent and taxpayer-friendly, said a… Continue reading Chairman FBR inaugurates new building of RTO Islamabad

RDA gears up operation against illegal housing societies

RAWALPINDI, May 23 (APP):Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has geared up its ongoing operation against illegal housing societies. According to the RDA spokesman, the Authority on the directives of the Divisional Intelligence Committee had launched an operation against rules violators. He informed that the Task Force constituted to take strict action against illegal housing schemes conducted… Continue reading RDA gears up operation against illegal housing societies

PCJCCI celebrate anniversary of Pak-China diplomatic ties

LAHORE, May 23 (APP):Pakistan-China Joint Chambers of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) organised a session for celebration of Pakistan and China diplomatic relations here at PCJCCI Secretariat on Thursday. Addressing the session, PCJCCI President Moazzam Ali Ghurki said Pakistan and China established these relations on May 21, 1951. This bond has been developed on the strength… Continue reading PCJCCI celebrate anniversary of Pak-China diplomatic ties

Rescue-1122 conducts mock drills to cope with possible flood situation

RAWALPINDI, May 23 (APP):The District Emergency Service, Rescue-1122 conducted mock exercises regarding preparedness to deal with possible flood hazards, on Thursday at Nullah Lai and its adjacent areas. The spokesman 1122, Muhammad Usman informed that Flood mock-ups were conducted to test the efficiency, practical training and the degree of responsiveness of the allied emergency departments… Continue reading Rescue-1122 conducts mock drills to cope with possible flood situation

Two brick kiln’s operation stopped

FAISALABAD, May 23 (APP):The Environment Protection department stopped operation at two brick kilns running on old technology near here Thursday. The teams registered cases against owners in addition to imposing Rs 200,000 fine on them. According to official sources, a brick kiln was sealed near Chak 242/R-B Dasuha bypass road while another near Chak 247/R-B… Continue reading Two brick kiln’s operation stopped

Anti-encroachment operation held in Karkhana Bazaar

FAISALABAD, May 23 (APP):An anti-encroachment operation was held in Karkhana Bazaar, here on Thursday. The anti-encroachment squad of Municipal Corporation removed big size sheds in front of the shops besides demolishing concrete and temporary set-ups. Chief Officer Municipal Corporation Muhammad Zubair Wattoo supervised the operation. Heavy machinery was used in the operation.

NEPRA concludes hearing into CPPA-G petition about power purchase prices for FY 2024-25

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday concluded public hearing into public petition regarding Projected Power Purchase Price for FY 2024-25 for Determination of Consumer End Tariff of DISCOs filed by Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA-G). The hearing was presided over by Chairman NEPRA Waseem Mukhtar while other members Balochistan Mathar… Continue reading NEPRA concludes hearing into CPPA-G petition about power purchase prices for FY 2024-25

Next anti-polio campaign from June 3

FAISALABAD, May 23 (APP):A meeting of the District Polio Eradication Committee was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Nayyar Sheikh, here on Thursday. The DC took briefing on the micro plan of the anti-polio campaign, which would continue from June 3 to 9 in the district. OVer 1.6 million children up to the… Continue reading Next anti-polio campaign from June 3

LESCO detects 465 power pilferers in 24 hours

LAHORE, May 23 (APP):Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has detected a total of 465 connections from where the customers were pilfering electricity in all its circles of five districts (Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara) on the 242nd day of grand anti-power theft campaign. The LESCO spokesman told media here Thursday that the company… Continue reading LESCO detects 465 power pilferers in 24 hours

WAPDA discusses financing opportunities with ADB for its projects

LAHORE, May 23 (APP):A delegation of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Alternate Executive Directors here Thursday visited WAPDA House to discussed financing opportunities in the projects of WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority). The meeting was attended by WAPDA Chairman Engr Lt Gen (Retd.) Sajjad Ghani, Member (Finance), GM (Projects) South and Project Directors of various… Continue reading WAPDA discusses financing opportunities with ADB for its projects

PFA discards 3,000 litres of substandard milk

RAWALPINDI, May 23 (APP):The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Thursday discarded 3,000 litres of adulterated and substandard milk during the ongoing operation against contaminated milk in the city areas. According to a PFA spokesman, dairy safety teams while inspecting milk carrier vehicles at the Motorway, Thallian Interchange, checked 46 vehicles and recovered 3,000 litres of… Continue reading PFA discards 3,000 litres of substandard milk

SECP introduces self-assessment declaration for NBFC’s

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has introduced a Self-Assessment Declaration Form to expedite and simplify the enrollment of Non-banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) digital lending apps on its approved list. The self-assessment declaration issued through Circular 14 of 2024 enlists all relevant information that the digital lending NBFCs are required… Continue reading SECP introduces self-assessment declaration for NBFC’s

Rupee gains 17 paisa against dollar

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Pakistani Rupee on Thursday gained 17 paisa against US dollar in the interbank trading and closed at Rs 278.30 against the previous day’s closing at Rs 278.47. According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the buying and selling rates of the dollar in the open market, however, were Rs 277.35 and… Continue reading Rupee gains 17 paisa against dollar

OGRA organises seminar to create awareness  about safety hazards at retail outlets

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) organised a seminar to create awareness about the safety hazards at retail outlets and the need for adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The seminar titled “Consumer and operational safety at retail outlets” highlighted the importance of safety measures to minimize incidents and near misses… Continue reading OGRA organises seminar to create awareness  about safety hazards at retail outlets

Sarinda player, folk singer Munir Sarhadi remembered

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):The 44th death anniversary of renowned Sarinda player and folk singer, Munir Sarhadi was observed on Thursday. He was born in 1931 in Peshawar. He used to perform at music festivals and concerts. Munir Sarhadi was conferred the Pride of Performance award in 1978 by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of… Continue reading Sarinda player, folk singer Munir Sarhadi remembered

Suzuki Motor Corporation to set up a biogas plant in Karachi

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Global Vice President, the Suzuki Motor Corporation Kenichi Ayukawa on Thursday said that Suzuki Motors Corporation wanted to set up a biogas plant in Karachi to boost the automobile sector in Pakistan. He said, “The renewable energy will be produced by using food waste and animal manure.” He expressed these views while… Continue reading Suzuki Motor Corporation to set up a biogas plant in Karachi

30-member delegation of Pak-Women entrepreneur, Chambers visits Kazakhstan

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):A 30-member delegation of Pakistan’s Women Entrepreneur and different Women Chambers of Commerce has visited the potential market of Almaty (Kazakhstan), which will pave the way for economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries. During this visit, there were many agreements and discussions between representatives of Women Chambers of both countries… Continue reading 30-member delegation of Pak-Women entrepreneur, Chambers visits Kazakhstan

CDA chief orders swift completion of IT work for 93 civil courts

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), Muhammad Ali Randhawa, directed on Thursday that all the IT work, including the video conference room for 93 Civil Courts, should be completed as soon as it possible. During his visit to the 93 Civil Courts in G-11/4, Muhammad Ali also instructed that the IT… Continue reading CDA chief orders swift completion of IT work for 93 civil courts

ICCI-AIR University ink MoU to promote Industry-Academia linkages

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Vice Chancellor AIR University Air Marshal Abdul Moaeed Khan HI(M)  on Thursday said that the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) is playing a significant role in the promotion of Academia-Industry linkages which is a dire need of the hour for the economic stability of the country. Talking to President ICCI,… Continue reading ICCI-AIR University ink MoU to promote Industry-Academia linkages

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