(By Khaleeq Kiani) ISLAMABAD: The government is expected to increase by 60 per cent the subsidy provided to the power sector in July to ensure minimum loadshedding during Sehr, Iftar and Taraveeh times.
The Ministry of Water and Power said on Sunday the government would provide an additional Rs14 billion to power companies during Ramazan to . . . → Read More: Power sector to get major increase in subsidy for Ramadhan
PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally launched online system in the province to control prices of essential commodities during the holy month of Ramzan-ul-Mubarak.
This is part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government special reforms initiative. This was revealed at a high-level meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Khalid Pervez on the special directives of . . . → Read More: KP’s new online price control system
By Erum Zaidi
KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) printed record Rs842 billion during the 145 days of the current fiscal year, provisional monetary aggregates released by the central bank reveals on Tuesday.
Economists say the central bank continues to print money with consequent inflation to finance the rising government spending. The government seems . . . → Read More: PML-N prints Rs 842 Billion in its 145 days of rule
The ministry of food security has conceded that poverty has been increasing in the country during the past four and a half years of the PPP-led coalition government.
The Senate was informed on Thursday that as per estimates of the World Bank and the UNDP, 17.2 per cent of Pakistanis were living below the poverty . . . → Read More: Food insecurity rising admits govt
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) General Secretary Liaqat Baloch on Wednesday expressed concern over the exorbitant increase in prices before the month of Ramadan, saying the relief packages announced by the federal and the provincial governments were a failure.
He said that both the governments were making tall claims for the provision of essential items on low rates . . . → Read More: JI calls govt’s ramadan relief packages a “failure”
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday announced Special Ramadan Package to provide quality edibles at subsidised rates to the people during the month of Ramadan under which 10 kg flour bag would be available at Rs 230 in Ramadan Bazaars, at Rs 240 in the open market while 20 kg flour bag would be . . . → Read More: Prices of edibles to be reduced during Ramadan: CM Punjab