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Punjab CM takes notice of petrol crisis, asks federal govt to reinstate CNG supply

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday took notice of the petrol crisis in the province and insisted the Federal government to reinstate the supply of CNG to dispel the suffering of customers. According to sources, it was decided earlier in November 2014, that gas would not be provided to CNG stations and other industries in Punjab from November ... Read More »

LCCI smells a rat in gas closure to Punjab industry

LCCI president says government’s discriminatory attitude has put question mark on its ability to manage and govern things   LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said gas closure for Punjab Industry was a well-calculated conspiracy against the Nawaz Sharif-led government. In a statement issued, LCCI President Ijaz A Mumtaz said, “The rise in number of unemployed ... Read More »

Excise inspector suspended for property tax overcharge

LAHORE: The excise inspector, Satellite Town D-Block Circle, Rawalpindi has been suspended for issuing overcharged property tax notices. An investigative team of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed Director Excise Jam Siraj to check all the record of the official. According to details, the Rawalpindi Excise Property Tax Branch had issued overcharged bills to the residents in recovery of ... Read More »

China to establish coal power plants, create thousands of jobs: Shahbaz

LAHORE: A team of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed the matters regarding establishment of coal power plants from the local coal of Salt Range. Headed by its Vice President Li Jingkai, the Chinese firm expressed keen interest in the project and it was agreed to set up coal power plants to ... Read More »

Punjab govt striving hard to wipe out polio threat

LAHORE: Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Khawaja Salman Raffique has said that Punjab government was striving hard to eradicate the menace of polio from the country. He said this is not an easy task but political will at the highest level is required in the four provinces for the eradication of polio. Hard work and concentration is required ... Read More »

Hydro, 100MW solar projects to overcome energy crisis: CM

LAHORE: High-level French and Norwegian delegations called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed matters of mutual interest. Norwegian Ambassador in Pakistan Leif H Larsen discussed matters of mutual interest, promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation in various sectors with the CM and offered him to provide modern training to Punjab police. Meanwhile, a high level delegation of prominent ... Read More »

High-level French, Norwegian delegations meet Shahbaz Sharif

LAHORE: High-level French and Norwegian delegations called on Punjab Cm Shahbaz Sharif and discussed matters of mutual interest. First of all, Norwegian Ambassador in Pakistan Leif H Larsen met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed matters of mutual interest, promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation in various sectors. Norwegian ambassador also offered to provide modern training to Punjab police. ... Read More »

PTI, PAT sit-ins – cutting edge idea

As many as 18 districts out of 36 districts in Punjab have been declared calamity-hit after various crops spreading over thousands of hectors land have been destroyed in the recent rains. According to official sources, agriculture produce is expected to be lowered by 33 percent of its target this year, roads and highway infrastructure has been destroyed while adequate availability ... Read More »

Shahbaz for removal of flaws in tax collection system

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the Punjab government would take all possible steps to increase provincial revenue so that maximum funds could be available for public welfare schemes. He said that there was a need for removing flaws in tax collection system. The Punjab CM was talking to a representative delegation of Mckinsey which called on him ... Read More »

Govt decides to appoint Tariq Bajwa as Finance Secretary

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to appoint FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa as Finance Secretary, sources told Customs Today. Sources said that Tariq Bajwa will replace incumbent Finance Secretary Waqar Masood in the middle of August. Seat of FBR Chairman will be vacant after posting of Tariq Bajwa to the office of Finance Secretary. The federal government has also started mulling ... Read More »

Tax culture must to offset crises: Nasreen Jaleel

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Finance Chairperson Nasreen Jaleel has demanded that all monetary matters should be transferred to the upper house of the Parliament while national law pertaining to debt limit should be acted upon in letter and spirit. She lauded the performance of the Federal Board of Revenue, saying that the board efforts for tax collection were commendable ... Read More »

Formulation of policies: Govt, businessmen must be on same page, says CM

LAHORE: The secret of economic development and growth of the country is in the fact that the government, businessmen and industrialists must have to be on the same page while formulating economic policies. Initiatives taken by the government in isolation can yield nothing good unless business community is taken on board in order to make economic development and growth. This ... Read More »