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Today's top headlines from Pakistan

(June 22, 2020)

 

The latest news and headlines for Asia's environmental technologies, consulting, and services companies covering Pakistan energy, mining, industry and trade, water treatment, agriculture, infrastructure, and governmental policy

 

Highlights

* Irsa releases 308,100 cusecs water

* Pakistan resumes international flight operations

* Diamer-Bhasha Dam to exceed height of Three Gorges Dam

* 92 coronavirus hotspots identified in 20 cities as cases surge

 

Energy  

LPG production: JJVL seeks immediate resumption of supplies from SSGC

Surge in gas tariffs likely to trigger jump in urea prices

Govt eyes producing 31mbl oil, 1.6tcf gas in next fiscal year

NTDC warns of acute shortage of RFO at thermal power plants

CCOE approves additional power supply to K-Electric

Pakistan petrol prices likely to increase from July 1

Privatisation of 2 RLNG power plants, HEC on cards, to contribute Rs100b

Fuel shortfall compromising generation capability at KE’s power plants

SNGPL, SSGC to supply gas to SEZs, industrial parks

CCoE endorses ARE policy 2019, supply of additional power to K-Electric

 

Natural Resources

Sindh govt delaying work on K-IV water project: Asad Umar

Cage fish farming: 100 cages set up at head PCR

Centre accuses Sindh govt of delay in Greater Karachi Water Supply Project

Farmers advised to start sesame cultivation

Irsa releases 308,100 cusecs water

Govt urged to bring down water tariff for businesses

 

Health & the Environment  

Food ministry secures $350m from WB, ADB for locust control

92 coronavirus hotspots identified in 20 cities as cases surge

 

Industry and Trade  

ECC allows private sector to import wheat

No GIDC paid by fertiliser companies in last five years, Senate body told

Steel industry asks government to make changes in budget FY21

Pakistan resumes international flight operations

CPEC second phase all set to commence, Gen (r) Bajwa announces

Pakistan opens 3 border points with Afghanistan for 24/6 trade

Urea price to go up by Rs200 per bag if gas price increases

 

Technology 

 

Infrastructure and Transportation

Pakistan to save $2.4bn in 2020 debt relief: World Bank

Rs50 million allocated for renovation of railway stations

Diamer-Bhasha Dam to exceed height of Three Gorges Dam

Pakistan, ADB ink $310m agreements 

 

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