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Zardari urges completion of small dams on war footings

Zardari urges completion of small dams on war footings

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday advised the government to complete under-construction small dams on war footings, as it would not only help in the development of land and water resources, but would also generate employment opportunities for the poor besides distribution of state lands of the command areas amongst the poor women.
He expressed these views during a presentation given to him here at the Presidency on progress made so far in building small and medium

Small cabinet to help smooth functioning: PPP Punjab

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) while welcoming the new small federal cabinet expressed the hope that the government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani would take all possible steps for the welfare of poor people and save precious national exchequer.
They termed PPP Co-Chairman President Asif Ali Zardari’s move to downsize the cabinet as a wise decision and said it would have positive impacts on the economy.
PPP Punjab President Imtiaz

Holland to modernise Sialkot small industries

DASKA – A Holland-based organisation has announced to chalk out a developmental plan for modernising the Sialkot-based Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to enable them to meet the global trade challenges in the era of World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Addressing a meeting of the district’s business community held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), a senior expert, Sjaak Vink from the Holland based organisation PUM, highly hailed the unique export culture of

Small traders threaten to hold nationwide protest

KARACHI – Small traders threatened to unleash nationwide agitation if the government failed to comply with their demands, including the cancellation of the proposed reformed General Sales Tax (GST).
The members of the All Pakistan Organization of Small Traders and Cottage Industries (APOSTCI) have also vowed to hold a national gathering under the banner of the All Pakistan Traders Convention by the middle of this month to devise a future course of action for the organisation

KSE posts small gains

KARACHI – The local bourse posted meager gains amidst thin volumes owing to heavy investor interest in the banking sector lead by UBL. The KSE 100 Index ended the day up 38 points, aided by renewed local buying interest in banking stocks.
UBL stole the show after disclosing to the stock exchange that Bestway (Holding), an existing shareholder, entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with the Abu Dhabi Group (ADG) to acquire 20 percent of their stake in UBL. The KSE 100

NA body for setting up small sugar mills

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Industries and Production on Tuesday stressed setting up of small sugar mills to curb cartelization in the sugar sector. Ghous Bux Mahar presided the meeting. The committee was informed about the performance of the Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC) and the Engineering Development Board (EDB).
HMC Chief Executive Ashraf Butt informed the committee that HMC had manufactured numerous sugar plants, cement factories, boilers,

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