KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Saturday said that PPP would fully participate with the peasants in their protest because the federal government has ruined the country’s agriculture and the growers of crops in past three years.
LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi Monday demanded the government to end General Sales Tax (GST) on agriculture in order to provide relief to farmers, or else his party will oppose the budget, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: The federal government failed to meet the targeted growth rate for the third time consecutively in its tenure, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Monday said his government will procure four million tonnes of wheat at a cost of Rs130 billion this year, after the federal government has given green signal for wheat procurement, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Governor Punjab Malik Rafique Rajwana on Tuesday said that federal government will end loadshedding by 2018, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif made an announcement of Rs 100 billion package for Punjab with regard to agricultural development, ARY News reported.
KANO: It’s a situation that mirrors the giant oil industry, where Nigeria has abundant resources but has lacked the capacity, will or ability to exploit it, forcing a reliance on imports.
NEW YORK: Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna on Monday called on Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry alongside the 70th United Nations General Assembly Session here in New York, the Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement.
ASHGABAT: Pakistan and Turkmenistan Wednesday signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to boost bilateral trade and cooperation in different fields, while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says that the energy projects need to be completed speedily, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Muhammed Ishaq Dar on Tuesday inaugurated a two-day International Conference on Innovative Agriculture Financing jointly organized by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) in Islamabad.