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Ishaq Dar says spike in dollar rate artificial

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that the spike in dollar rate was artificial and a result of some communication gap between certain stakeholders. “The matter would be thoroughly investigated and those responsible would be brought to book,” the minister remarked while talking to media after holding meeting with chief executives/presidents of commercial banks over the situation arising from the hike in US dollar rate on July 05, 2017. In his meeting with the bankers, the finance…

Artificial wetland to clean Shanghai factory water

PARIS: French wastewater treatment company Suez said Tuesday it had been awarded a contract to design an artificial wetland to clean water from a petrochemical industrial zone outside Shanghai. Suez said the 36-hectare "dragonfly zone" will use "the treatment capabilities of the natural environment" to remove micropollutants from water after its discharge from a standard facility that it operates at the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park. The industrial park, located on Hangzhou Bay to the south of Shanghai, is one of…