Tag Archives: Supplies

Disrupted coal supplies likely amid Middle East unrest

KARACHI – Disruption in coal supplies is plausible as the geo-political situation, emerging in Middle East and North Africa, is likely to trigger a rise in crude oil prices. With reference to Pakistan, import of coal – chiefly from Indonesia – may have an adverse impact on production cost, given the latter’s electricity generation need, said Gulshan D Ferozepurwalla at SCS trade.
He pointed out that political instability dominates oil markets in Middle East and North Africa,

NATO concerned over attacks on supplies

QUETTA – The military officials of NATO and Pakistan held a meeting on Friday to discuss the security issues and the attacks on the vehicles carrying supplies to Afghanistan in Balochistan. A 13-member NATO delegation led by Maj General James I Terry arrived in Quetta the morning in two helicopters from Kandahar province of Afghanistan. They later went to the Corps Headquarters and met Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Javed Zia.
The NATO officials expressed their grave concern

Gas supplies remain suspended, citizens angry

LAHORE – Gas supply to domestic consumers and CNG stations remained suspended on Monday creating a lot of problems for citizens. The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) had announced to supply gas to CNG stations and industries for five days a week but according to SNGPL sources, gas supply to CNG stations in Lahore would be restored on Wednesday at 6am while the industrial sector would also get gas for five days a week. Earlier, industries in Punjab were given supplies for

Crisis meeting in N Ireland over water supplies

BELFAST – Anger mounted in Northern Ireland on Thursday as ministers prepared to hold a crisis meeting to discuss why tens of thousands of people have been without water supplies for more than a week.
Doctors warned the continued shortages could spark a public health crisis as engineers struggled to repair thousands of pipes which sprang leaks following some of the coldest weather in the British province for decades.
Some 34,000 people were still without running water on

WFP to halve food supplies to flood victims from tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Shortage of funds will force the World Food Programme (WFP) to cut 50 percent of its food supplies to flood victims from November 1, while it may roll back the operation completely by December.
“The WFP has extreme shortage of funds, as fresh funding is not available and we have no choice apart from cutting down our supplies by 50 percent. In fact we have stocks for November only. Now in this scenario we have made a strategy to cut down the food supplies to make them

‘Monkey business’ in Kisan Supplies Services

LAHORE: The declining prospects of the Kisan Supplies Services (KSS), a failed financial venture initiated by the Jamaat-e-Islami, has put question marks over the credibility of the JI leadership, which is battling hard to contain damages and even get rid of the whole project that ruined the financial lives of many stakeholders.
About 15 years ago, JI initiated a business venture in the name of “Kisan Supplies Services”. The project was started with an initial paid-up capital of