ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday said that steps had been taken for establishment of oil refineries and transmission of oil through pipeline instead of trucks to meet growing energy demand. "The government has delivered by mitigating energy crisis in the country," he said after inaugurating Pakistan Oil and Gas Conference in Islamabad. Referring to the LNG import by the present government, the prime minister said it was because of this significant initiative that today power plants were…
ISLAMABAD: The outgoing chief of United Nations Development Programme, Marc Andre believes that the concentration of public spending in Pakistan is politically driven and only restricted to a few developed districts, which is increasing inequality between the rich and poor regions.
LAC LA BICHE, Alberta: A raging Canadian wildfire that forced the evacuation of the Alberta oil town of Fort McMurray intensified on Saturday, helped by hot, dry weather, with officials working to get another convoy of evacuees out of the region.