Pakistan to shut down markets by 8 pm to conserve energy, says Planning Minister

Pakistan’s Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said that the government has decided to shut markets and commercial centres by 8pm daily, in a bid to conserve energy amid high oil prices, reported Dawn. The decision was taken in two meetings of National Economic Council (NEC), which took place in the presence of Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. This new…

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OGDCL Empowers Athletes for Special Olympics World Games to Showcase Talent on Global Stage


ISLAMABAD, June 07, 2023: Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) continues its commitment to inclusivity and support for unique talent by sponsoring 20 exceptional athletes to represent Pakistan in the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. This initiative, in collaboration with Special Olympics Pakistan, highlights OGDCL’s dedication to social responsibility and provides a platform for these athletes to showcase…

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NFEH marks World Environment Day ‘No authentic data available on municipal waste including plastic trash generated in Karachi’


There is no authentic data available on the massive quantity of solid waste including plastic trash generated in Karachi daily owing to which it is very difficult to devise an effective plan to deal with this hazardous issue of the city.This was stated by the speakers including environmentalists who spoke at a seminar on plastic pollution organised by the National…

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