‘Fallout of PML-N govt power policies’: Power tariff up by Rs1.99 a unit

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Updated 22 January 2021

‘Fallout of PML-N govt power policies’: Power tariff up by Rs1.99 a unit

January 22: The News report by Israr Khan & Khalid Mustafa states that the government on Thursday increased the power tariff by Rs1.95 a unit to overcome the deficit inherited from the former PML-N government due to its flawed policies and to keep the industrial wheel in motion.

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Registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan to get smartcards

Updated 04 March 2021

Registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan to get smartcards

 

March 4: Pajhwok report by S. Muddasir Ali Shah states that Afghan refugees with Proof of Registration (PoR) cards will receive new smartcards containing updated data.

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Pak-Qatar relations transforming into mutually beneficial ties

Updated 04 March 2021

Pak-Qatar relations transforming into mutually beneficial ties

March 4: The Nation states that Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Saeed Hassen Mohammad Al-Khayareen called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Wednesday.

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Imran to seek trust vote: Political setback for govt

Updated 04 March 2021

Imran to seek trust vote: Political setback for govt

March 4: The News states that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf notched up the top score in the Senate election Wednesday with 18 seats followed by PPP’s eight.

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Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 24%

Updated 04 March 2021

Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 24%

March 4: The Express Tribune report by Shahbaz Rana states that Pakistan’s exports have plunged for the successive second month to slightly over $2 billion in February, proving once again that a recent peak in exports was the result of some external factors and policy measures, including 30% currency devaluation, did not help.

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Rupee hits highest level against dollar in FY21

Updated 04 March 2021

Rupee hits highest level against dollar in FY21

March 4: Dawn report by Shahid Iqbal states that the 73-paisa gain on Wednesday tossed the rupee to its highest level during the current fiscal year against the US dollar at Rs157.12 in the interbank market.

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