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  • KARACHI: Senator Muzafar Hussain Shah chairing Senate’s Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research at the office of Chief Secretary Sindh, at Sindh Secretariat, Karachi. Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan is also present in the meeting.

  • QUETTA: Abdul Baqi Kakar, SVP Quetta Chamber and Farzana Kareem Baloch, member Women Chamber presenting crest to Masooma Sabtain, Vice President FPCCI on her visit to FPCCI’s regional office, Quetta. President Women Chamber, Marium Choudhari, representatives from Quetta Chamber, Muhammad Ayub Khalji, Sr VP Quetta Chamber and other women members are also present on the occasion.

  • KARACHI: A group photo of the participants of successfully concluded Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Multinational Enterprises & Social Policy (MNE) Declaration and EFP’s National Business Agenda 2018-2023, includes Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Minister for Labour, Information and Transport, Government of Sindh, Ingrid Christensen Country Director ILO country office for Pakistan, Toshikazu Isomura, Consul General of Japan in Karachi, Majyd Aziz, President, Employers’ Federation of Pakistan, Dr. Arshad Vohra, Deputy Mayor Karachi and parliamentarians namely Dr. Arif Alvi, MNA-PTI, Dr. Shazia Soomro MNA PPP, Raza Haroon Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Khawaja Tariq Nazir Secretary General PML-Sindh, Rasheed Solangi, Secretary Labour, Government of Sindh, Butta Director Labour Sindh, Karamat Ali, Director Pakistan Institute of Labour and Research (PILAR), Shahid Baig of PILAR, Ghulam Nabi Memon, Joint Director Labour Sindh and Fasihul Karim Siddiqi Secretary General EFP.

‘Cotton Crop Nutrition’ seminar opens

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Textile Industry, inaugurates a one-day seminar on ‘Cotton Crop Nutrition’ at Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI), Multan, today. The seminar is to promote use of organic fertilizers against the use of synthetic fertilizers for enhancing soil health to achieve maximum per-acre outputy. …

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Govt making efforts for industrial progress: Jatoi

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The government is making conducive efforts for the progress and prosperity of industries and production sectors. Talking to media yesterday, Federal Minister for Industries and Productions Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi said that the establishment of special economic zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor would create new job …

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‘Tufail Chemicals enjoying patronage from bureaucracy’

FPCCI PRESIDENT BEHIND RD ON SULPHONIC ACID  By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Pakistan Chemicals & Dyes Merchant Association (PCDMA) has rejected the imposition of regulatory duty on 731 items saying it will increase the cost of manufacturing of various products besides inflating prices of various consumer products. A senior member of …

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DAR REVIEWS NATIONAL SAVINGS PERFORMANCE  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar yesterday chaired a meeting to review the performance and other matters related to National Savings. At the outset of the meeting, the finance minister stated that it had come to his notice that an anomaly …

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Imran takes swipe at PML-N over raising import duties

MONEY LAUNDERING INFLICTING HUGE LOSSES TO ECONOMY  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan yesterday lambasted at Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government allegedly for protecting tax evaders and money launderers. Taking to twitter, Khan claimed that the annual money laundering transactions from Pakistan worth $10 billion, inflicting …

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CM SINDH REVIEWS 223 SCHEMES OF PHE DEPARTMENT  By Commerce Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, yesterday, presided over a meeting at CM House to review the progress of Public Health Engineering department schemes. The meeting was attended by Minister PHE Fayaz Butt, Chairman P&D Mohammad Waseem, …

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Trade with Belgium increased by 23.5pc in two years

PAKISTAN BECOMES MEMBER UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL  By Commerce Reporter ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has become member of the council winning 151 votes on the occasion of recent Election of UN Human Rights Council, said a press release received from Brussels, yesterday. Pakistan values its cordial relations with Belgium and appreciates its …

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KSE- 100 index gains 8.5pts

PSX CLOSES FLAT  By Commerce Reporter KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed almost flat yesterday with the benchmark KSE-100 erasing intraday losses near the end of the day to close at 40,733 with a gain of 8.5 points. The index experienced a bearish session throughout the day except for the …

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Pak to assist Sri Lanka in livestock, milk production

By Wasim Kambo ISLAMABAD: President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Maithripala made this statement when Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua called on him at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. He said Pakistan could invest in sugar and cement …

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