Senior members of cabinet oppose increase, say it is not the right time from a political angle.
The provinces will receive assets and equity of all nine Discos for Re1 each
This is part of a broad energy sector reform plan currently being finalised by the relevant ministries.
According to the AGP, the ministry has not provided the record relating to at least 13 major heads for FY19.
The meeting also approved its distribution among Passco, Punjab and KP.
Energy minister says his ministry is engaged with provinces for introducing a weighted average cost of local and imported gas.
Approves Rs72.6bn technical supplementary grant to Power Holding Ltd.
Projects average inflation rate at 8.8pc and current account deficit at 2.5pc of GDP this year.
The rise in the KE tariff is applicable from Sept 1
ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday cleared a total of 15 development projects...
Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has replaced Energy Minister Omar Ayub Khan as head of the committee.
The government should install a digital counter outside the Pakistan Secretariat to track the circular debt.
The review is based on the performance as of Feb; Pakistan has made robust progress on the FATF's action points since then.
Sources say some companies are benefitting from the illegal import of Iranian oil products.
Increase allowed on account of monthly fuel cost adjustment for electricity consumed in July.
Real GDP growth is estimated to have declined from 1.9pc in FY19 to -1.5pc in FY20, the first contraction in decades, says report.
ECC allows Ogra to issue new CNG licences; cabinet members assail food ministry over handling of wheat imports.
At present, total CNG consumption stands at about 188 million cubic feet per day.
The regulator has not notified RLNG prices after July owing to the disagreement between its two technical departments.
Infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, health and education among major sectors in the programme.