The Public Accounts Committee directed on Tuesday the anti-graft body to hold an inquiry into the award of contract for construction of a small dam at the New Benazir Bhutto International Airport to a firm that did not have technical expertise for the job.
Hascol Petroleum has recommended the government to recheck the composition of petrol to make it safer for vehicles. The fuel distributor has asked the DG Oil to revise and upgrade specifications for petrol.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that better coordination and advance planning are necessary among relevant departments to address the problems caused by the dry spell and the smog. In this regard, a team of experts has been sent to China to study Beijing’s model of transmission so that effective measures could be taken in the smog hit areas.
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday marked another day of volatile trade in the absence of triggers, where the KSE-100 index saw a gain of just 18.45 points (0.04 per cent) at 41,049.22.
Karandaaz Pakistan, a company working to promote access to finance for small businesses and financial inclusion in the country, has launched a study on Warehouse Receipt (WHR) financing in Pakistan.
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