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Bailout package demanded for cotton farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: United International Group Chairman Mian Shahid has demanded a bailout package for cotton farmers affected by the recent collapse of the crop. Disappointed farmers are switching to other crops which could further reduce the area under cotton cultivation by 20 per cent which would bring production down, he said in a statement. Shahid said that textile sector would be hard pressed as four billion dollars would be needed to import cotton which would hit the…Read More

PTCL is the most demanded broadband operator

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the paramount telecommunication, broadband and ICT service provider of the country has taken lead from all other competitors setting new standards in terms of quality. ICERTIAS, Swiss based International Certification Association has revealed in its Best Buy Award Research Survey’ that PTCL is the top notch broadband and fixed line telephony service in Pakistan. Senior official of PTCL while commenting on the…Read More

PTCL is the most demanded broadband operator

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the paramount telecommunication, broadband and ICT service provider of the country has taken lead from all other competitors setting new standards in terms of quality. ICERTIAS, Swiss based International Certification Association has revealed in its Best Buy Award Research Survey’ that PTCL is the top notch broadband and fixed line telephony service in Pakistan. Senior official of PTCL while commenting on the…Read More

Scrape of regulatory duty on auto parts demanded

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Association of Auto Parts Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Chairman M Siddique Misri has criticised the imposition of regulatory duty on auto parts manufacturers and termed it totally unfair and unjustified. In a statement, he said they are not only manufacturers, but these items are also being imported by them as raw materials. The Ministry of Finance has imposed 12.5 per cent regulatory duty on the import of tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron, tubes…Read More

Halt to natural gas supply to textile sector demanded

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has demanded discontinuation of supply of natural gas to the textile sector throughout winter in order to ensure smooth supply of the commodity to the general masses. The gas loadshedding which started with the advent of winter has now got worsened making the life of common man difficult, it said. "Gas is not available in many cities and villages of the country where people leave for work without breakfast while parents find it…Read More

Ban on harmful textile chemicals demanded

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A strict legislation to stop the use of restricted chemicals and dyes in Pakistan’s textile industry should be brought about in order to control environment degradation. These views were expressed at a recently held Pakistan’s global textile conference on resource efficiency. The conference was organized by the Training and Development Centers of the Bavarian Employers’ Associations (bfz gGmbH), one of the largest private providers of vocational training in…Read More