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PAKISTAN GETS ITS NEW PM

After a week of political chaos, backchannel contacts, palatial intrigues and covert deals, lady luck finally smiled on Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday as the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) got him

Pervez Group wins RCCI polls unopposed

Mian Pervez Aslam Group won The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) elections unopposed as its rival candidates withdraw their nomination papers on Friday, said a press release. It is worth

India favourites? Imran is wrong: Pervez Rasheed

LAHORE – Senator Pervaiz Rashid of the Pakistan Muslim League-N has expressed his surprise and anguish over the statement of Imran Khan declaring Indian cricket team as favorite for the forthcoming semi-final of World Cup 2011.
He said that it does not behoove a Pakistani politician to predict victory of Indian cricket team over Pakistan. He said that former Pakistan cricket team captain Imran Khan has hurt the sentiments of 160 million people of Pakistan by showing his lack of

Govt to sanction only 700MW RPPs, says Pervez Ashraf

ISLAMABAD – The government will sanction rental power plants (RPPs) for the production of only 700 megawatts of electricity, instead of the planned 1,950MW, Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf said on Monday.
Talking to reporters at the National Press Club, he said the government had decided not to implement expensive rental power plants. He said several projects had been delayed by adverse travel advisories.
Ashraf said electricity load shedding would

Pervez Malik denounces proposal of GST

LAHORE: Muslim League (N) MNA and renowned industrialist Muhammad Pervez Malik has condemned the proposal of reformed General Sales Tax (GST) and two percent increase in the electricity tariff and said that the government has acted as a deaf ear to strong protests by the Chambers of Commerce & Industry and other industrial associations across the country.
He maintained that PML-N strongly supports demands of the business community on these issues.
Pervez Malik said that

Pervez Ashraf promises to ramp up power production

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power, Raja Pervez Ashraf, while discussing achievements of the present government, revealed that 1700 Mega Watt electricity had been added to the system since he had taken charge, and said that a further 1000 to 1200 MW would be installed in the coming three to four months.
Addressing a ceremony, he said that the government was making optimal use of its available resources to overcome the power crisis.
“Power is a public utility and is the

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