Estimates 40pc water shortfall for Rabi crops.
Finance minister raises questions over recurrence of circular debt, unchecked system losses, insufficient recoveries
Wapda chairman says he proposed to PM to make Wapda answerable to the people of Pakistan through parliament.
The budget appears to be a political statement rather than a serious economic effort
Prime Minister Imran Khan has already given a go-ahead for notification of base tariff increase for Discos.
Oil Companies Advisory Council says the issue needs to be examined on techno-economic and commercial viability.
An official says the decision will address a major challenge of the sector that is anticipated to revive 500,000 jobs.
The first meeting of the reconstituted body will also review status of five decisions of the previous council.
PTI govt announces supplementary budget with a total fiscal adjustment equal to 2.1% of GDP (roughly Rs805 billion).
Minister says it’s a difficult decision for the govt in view of higher gas purchase price which cannot be sold cheaper.
The combined impact of even a minor setback to economic growth coupled with higher inflation will...
Govt likely to create a new slab for poor domestic consumers with minimal impact of proposed 46% increase in gas tariff.
Sindh, Balochistan have fewer employees as compared to their quotas.
Says govt will expedite implementation of $62bn project, hire international consultants for financial modelling.
The govt should focus on improving the country’s perception abroad and improve ‘Ease of Doing Business’: OICCI president
Govt steps back from price hike to work out a mechanism for rearrangement of subsidy with the approval of the PM.
In times of fiscal challenge, development programmes are usually the first casualty in Pakistan’s economic policy.
Gwadar to be ‘re-prioritised’ as a hub of heavy industry.
Govt may have to pass on Rs180 billion worth of additional burden on consumers of Discos of ex-Wapda very shortly.
ISLAMABAD: While protecting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other strategic development projects, ...