Railways To Receive 23 GE Locomotives by July

ISLAMABAD, June 9 (APP): Pakistan Railways will receive 23 locomotives from United States company General Electric by July this year. According to official sources, General Electric had already delivered 32 locomotives to Pakistan Railways as part of the agreement signed between the two sides two

Salient Features Of KP Budget 2017-18

PESHAWAR, June 7 (APP): The salient features of KP budget 2017-18 announced by KP Finance Minister Muzaffar Said has discussed below. 1. The total outlay of the budget 2017-18 is Rs603billion with 19pc increase against current fiscal budget of Rs505billion. 2. Rs208billion allocated for development

Punjab Budget highlights

LAHORE, June 2 (APP): Following are the highlights of the provincial budget for fiscal year 2017-18. *Shehbaz Sharif-led Punjab government presented its fifth budget in the Punjab Assembly here Friday. *Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal presided over the first sitting of the 30th assembly.

Mango Export Likely To Increase This Year

MULTAN, June 4 (APP): Mangoes export are likely to increase during current year as 10 varieties of this exotic fruit have been registered with Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department (FSC&RD). While talking to APP, Director Mango Research Institute (MRI) Dr Hameedullah and In-charge Mango

Pakistan Ranks 9th In Infrastructure Development Index: Report

BEIJING, June 2 (APP): Pakistan has been ranked 9th in the Belt and Road Infrastructure Development Index, according to a report issued at the 8th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum in China’s Macao. Indonesia tops the index. Iran, India, Brazil, Vietnam, Singapore, Russia, Portugal

Seafood Exports Increase By 17.08% During 10 Months

ISLAMABAD : The exports of fish and fish preparations from the country witnessed increase of 17.08 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The fish exports during July-April (2016-17) were recorded at

Record 73.6 Mln Ton Sugarcane Production Registered

ISLAMABAD : The sugarcane production in the country has reached to historical high of 73.6 million ton during this year, showing 12.4 per cent increase as compared to 2016. The sugarcane production touched 65.5 million ton mark during 2016 and comfortably exceeded target of 67.5

HEC To Get Rs 35662.801 Mln For Higher Education During FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): The government has allocated Rs 35662.801 million for the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for Fiscal Year 2017-18 in the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP). According to budgetary document released here Friday, a total amount of Rs 9188.651 million has been earmarked

Rs 535 Million Allocated For Defence Sector

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2017-18 Rs 535 million have been allocated for two ongoing and four new development schemes. According to the doccument, Rs 248.69 million, and Rs 95.50 million have been earmarked for the ongoing projects of

Highlights Of PSDP (2017-18)

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): The government on Friday unveiled Rs 2.113 trillion Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2017-18. Following are the salient features of the PSDP (2017-18). – The PSDP allocations up by 26.14 percent as compared to last fiscal year.