ECC allows import of 300,000 tons wheat to reduce prices

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday allowed 300,000 tons of wheat to ensure sufficient supply of the commodity and reducing prices in the domestic market. Read more »

Experts suggest wheat import to discourage hoarding

KARACHI: The government should allow import of wheat in order to discourage hoarding and check price hike in local market, commodity experts said on Saturday. Read more »

Immigration delays seven international flights at Lahore airport

KARACHI: At least seven international flights on Saturday witnessed delays at Lahore airport due to shortage of staff at immigration counter. Read more »

PIA stops persons travelling on fake Canadian visas

KARACHI: The task force of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday intercepted two passengers from Canada-bound flight following discovery of travelling on fake electronic visa. Read more »

USC officials warned of ‘removal from service’ for selling subsidized items in open market

KARACHI: Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has warned officials of removal from services in case of indulgence in selling subsidized items under Prime Minister Relief Package in open market. Read more »

Worst weather halts flight operation at Skardu Airport

KARACHI: Worst weather conditions have halted flight operations at the world’s highest airports i.e. Skardu Airport, a statement said on Wednesday. Read more »

USC takes measures to ensure transparency in PM relief package

KARACHI: Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has taken all measures to ensure transparency in provision of subsidized items under the Prime Minister Relief Package, a top official said. “Our investigation teams are working... Read more »

Sindh launches action against builders for illegal construction

KARACHI: The Sindh government has directed authorities to initiate stern action against builders involved in construction of illegal construction of buildings. Read more »

Birds hit two PIA aircraft

KARACHI: At least two aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were damaged in bird-strike incidents which were took place at Karachi Airport, a spokesman said on Monday. Read more »

Text of National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

ISLAMABAD: A presidential ordinance has been promulgated to restrict National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to take action against matters of tax evasion and an act of government officials done in good faith. Read more »

CCP imposes penalty of Rs75 million on flour mills association for anti-competitive activities

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs75 million on Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) for providing a platform to share commercially sensitive information and fixing the... Read more »

EOBI pension increased by 30 percent from January 01

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to increase pension amount by 30 percent from January 01, 2019, special assistant to prime minister said on Thursday. Read more »