Tag Archives: approves

NAB, Executive Board, approves, filing, three references

NAB Executive Board approves filing of three references

10 October, 2019 6:58 pm 6:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Executive Board approved the filing of three references on Wednesday. The decision was made during a meeting presided over by Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. The NAB approved a reference against Khawaja Anwar Majeed and others who face the allegations of corruption and money laundering, causing … Read More

Federal cabinet, discuss, 15-point agenda, Oct 16

PM Imran Khan approves amendment to place NACTA under Interior Ministry

10 October, 2019 7:04 pm 7:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the amendment to the Rules of Business to place the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) under the Interior Ministry. The prime minister also took the federal cabinet into confidence over the US visit. The ministers appreciated the speech delivered by Prime Minister Imran Khan in … Read More

Punjab CM, Buzdar, approves, removal, Lahore DC, Saleha Saeed

Lahore DC Saleha Saeed removed for failure to control dengue

09 September, 2019 4:32 pm 4:32 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has removed Lahore Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed for her failure to control dengue in city. A notification in this regard was issued on Saturday. Moreover, Muhammad Asghar has been given the additional charge of the Lahore deputy commissioner. Earlier, Rawalpindi Deputy Commissioner Ali Randhawa was … Read More

Nepra, approves, Rs1.78, per unit, increase, power, rate

Nepra approves Rs1.78 per unit increase in power rate

09 September, 2019 10:06 pm 10:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Wednesday approved an increase of Rs1.78 per unit in the power rate. As a result, the consumers will have to bear an extra burden of Rs24 billion. The decision will be applicable to all electricity distribution companies except K-Electric. The Nepra announced power … Read More

ECC, approves, amendments, exemptions, tax, Gwadar Free Zone

ECC approves amendments, exemptions in tax for Gwadar Free Zone

08 August, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), on a summary submitted by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, approved a proposal regarding necessary amendments and exemptions in Income Tax Ordinance, Sales Tax Act and Custom Act for the Gwadar Port and Gwadar Free Zone. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the ECC … Read More

NAB chairman approves inquiries against Khurshid Shah, Mehtab Abbasi

07 July, 2019 4:57 pm 4:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Justice Javed Iqbal approved nine inquiries and four investigations during a meeting of the executive board on Wednesday. The inquiries have been approved against PPP leader Syed Khurshid Ali Shah and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Abbasi. The board also approved to file a … Read More


Pakistan’s F-16s: US approves $125m for technical and logistic suppor...

07 July, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

WASHINGTON DC (92 News) – The United States on Friday gave approval to $125 million worth of support for Pakistan’s F-16 fighter planes. Washington DC has approved the amount for technical and logistic support of US-built fighter jets. The approval comes five days after Prime Minister Imran Khan had met US president Donald Trump at … Read More

National Assembly, approves, budget, fiscal, year

National Assembly passes budget for next fiscal year

06 June, 2019 9:21 pm 9:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Assembly on Friday passed the budget for fiscal year 2019-20. During the passage of the bill, 178 members of the treasury and 147 of the opposition were present in the house. Speaking on the floor of the house, Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar said that impression of … Read More

PCB, Board of Governors, approves, appointment, Waseem, Khan, MD

PCB’s Board of Governors approves appointment of Waseem Khan as MD

06 June, 2019 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The PCB’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Waseem Khan as managing director of the board. The decision was made during the 54th meeting of the PCB’s Board of Governors in Lahore on Wednesday. The meeting delegated the power of appointing the captain, selection committee and team management to … Read More

Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur, interim, fake accounts case, SC

IHC approves Asif Zardari’s interim bail in two cases till May 22

05 May, 2019 1:48 pm 1:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has approved the bail of former president Asif Zardari in two cases till May 22. Justice Aamir Farooq said that it seems a flood of summons and bails is coming. The NAB prosecutor told court that they would submit the reply in the case in which … Read More

Saudi, cabinet, approves, special, residency, scheme, foreign, expats

Saudi cabinet approves special residency scheme for foreign expats

05 May, 2019 9:17 am 9:17 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi cabinet on Tuesday approved a special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats, the Saudi Press agency reported. SPA’s statement did not give further details on the new scheme, which was approved by the advisory Shura council earlier this … Read More

Govt, petrol, diesel, prices, Rs6 per litre

ECC approves to fix petrol price at Rs108 per liter

05 May, 2019 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved to fix the petrol price at Rs108 per liter. The meeting was presided over by Finance Adviser Hafeez Shaikh. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had recommended an increase of Rs14per liter. Prime Minister Imran Khan had sent the matter of increase in … Read More

Punjab, cabinet, approves, new, local, bodies, system

Punjab Cabinet approves new local bodies system

04 April, 2019 9:53 pm 9:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab Cabinet meeting presided over the provincial by Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar approved the Punjab Local Government Act 2019 on Friday. The meeting also approved the draft of Water Act 2019 through which a water resources commission will be established under the chair of the chief minister. This water … Read More

Nepra, approves, 81-paisa, increase, power, rates

Nepra approves 81-paisa increase in power rates

04 April, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) approved a 81-paisa increase in the power rates on Thursday.n As a result of the increase in the power rates, consumers have to bear an additional burden of Rs5.20 billion. The increase will be applicable to all distribution companies, including K-Electric. It will be … Read More