Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on July 3 on the existing power situation in the country, Sharif also sought an explanation from the authorities for the prolonged spells of electricity outages, The Express Tribune newspaper reported.
Lambah, 81, passed away in New Delhi on Thursday. He headed the crucial backchannel diplomatic negotiations between India and Pakistan from 2005 to 2014.
Prices of all petroleum products went up by about Rs14-19 per litre after the decision came into effect from midnight on Thursday. According to a notification issued by the finance ministry, the government imposed a Rs 10 per litre petroleum levy on petrol and Rs 5 each on high-speed diesel (HSD), kerosene and light diesel oil (LDO).
Climate change is a reality and extremely high temperatures have been reported by India and Pakistan this year.
The order comes a day after Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi, reported that its COVID-19 positivity ratio, or the rate of positive cases out of all tests conducted, rose to 21% compared with a national rate of 2.8%.
Widely hailed as a diplomatic victory, the potential delisting has an array of positive implications for the economy, as it would improve investments, facilitate international lending and give an impetus to exports and imports, say experts.
The Army officer said militants are now focusing on other infiltration routes other than those that have been identified.
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab Police, which often issues convictions of the suspects in such cases to the media, did not notify Mir's conviction.
About 2,000 people were injured and 10,000 houses were partially or completely destroyed in Wednesday’s earthquake in a remote area near the border with Pakistan, Mohammad Nassim Haqqani, a spokesperson for the disaster ministry, told Reuters.
These sectors include cement, steel, sugar, oil and gas, fertilisers, LNG terminals, textile, banking, automobile, and cigarettes.
Pakistan on Wednesday signed a 15 billion yuan (USD 2.3 billion) loan facility agreement with a Chinese consortium of banks to support the country's cash-strapped economy in the aftermath of diminishing foreign exchange reserves and depreciation of its local currency.
Pakistan unveiled a 9.5 trillion rupee ($47 billion) budget for 2022-23 this month aimed at tight fiscal consolidation in a bid to convince the IMF to restart much-needed bailout payments.
According to reports, the US has promised to assist cash-strapped Pakistan in negotiating an agreement with the IMF to revive the country's fiscal bailout programme.
Pakistan has been on the grey list of the Paris-based FATF since June 2018 for failing to check money laundering, leading to terror financing, and was given a plan of action to complete the task by October 2019.
A Pakistani restaurant named Swing is facing intense backlash for using a scene from Gangubai Kathiawadi to promote a men's-only discount offer.
According to a media source on Friday, Pakistan has sought US help for the renewal of the International Monetary Fund programme because the global lender has failed to agree to a staff level pact despite the federal government's claim to have taken many difficult decisions.
Following a request to the public to drink less tea to help save on imports amid a mounting economic crisis, a minister in Pakistan's newly elected administration faced criticism on Wednesday. Pakistan, with a population of 220 million people, is one of the world's top tea importers.
According to a statement of assets filed for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Nusrat Shehbaz, the first wife of the prime minister, is richer than her husband and owns wealth worth Rs 230.29 million.
The appeal from Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal came after it emerged that Pakistan consumed tea worth Rs 83.88 billion (USD 400 million) in the fiscal year 2021-22, The News International newspaper reported.
The IMF in its latest country report on Pakistan, brought out in April this year, has quietly hinted that the country’s industry simply lacks the technology and sophistication necessary to compete in the modern world
Pakistan would fail if the government does not eliminate petroleum product subsidies, according to Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, who also warned that the cash-strapped country's economy might be in a similar position to Sri Lanka's if difficult decisions are not made.
Gen Bajwa, accompanied by top Pakistani defence officials, held talks with the Chinese team led by Vice Chairman Central Military Commission General Zhang Youxia in Qingdao, the capital city of east China’s Shandong province on Sunday.
Pakistan unveiled a 9.5 trillion Pakistani rupee ($47.12 billion) budget for 2022-23 on Friday aimed at tight fiscal consolidation in a bid to convince the IMF to restart much-needed bailout payments.
After reports about the former Pakistan Army chief’s demise started flooding the social media, his family clarified that he is neither dead nor on ventilator support, although his organs are malfunctioning.
Forensic analysis established that the 49 sealed packets contained nearly 50 kilograms of heroin worth Rs 250 crore in the international market.