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NEPRA holds awareness session on “Fire Load Calculation” for Power Sector

ISLAMABAD, Apr 28 (APP): As part of its “Power with Safety” drive, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) organized a webinar on “Fire Load Calculation” in collaboration with Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power (Pvt) Limited here on Friday. The event also aimed at celebrating the UN/ILO World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The webinar was led by Chairman NEPRA, Tauseef H. Farooqi, said a press release. Zero incidents in the power sector of Pakistan are ultimate NEPRA’s goal and NEPRA to achieve it strives hard by conducting such informative awarenessRead More

Mushahid for early completion of Pak-Iran gas pipeline project

Iranian Ambassador Ali Hosseini says both countries registered the unprecedented record of two billion and two hundred million dollars ($2.2 billion) in the amount of trade volume between Iran and Pakistan Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD, APR 28 /DNA/ – Chairman Senate Defence Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain has called for early completion of the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project adding after the completion of the project bilateral relations between both countries shall further be strengthened. Senator Mushahid was speaking during the farewell reception hosted by the outgoing Ambassador of Iran Ali HosseiniRead More

Another decline in gold prices in Pakistan

KARACHI, APR 28 (DNA) — After a dollar devaluation against the Pakistani currency on Friday, another decline in gold prices was observed in the local markets of Pakistan. The price of pure gold of 24 karats was decreased by Rs100 per tola.   On Friday, the yellow metal of 24 karats traded at Rs218,700 per tola while the price of 10 grams of gold of 24 karats also decreased by Rs86 and traded at Rs187,500 per 10 grams. In the International market, the rates of gold fell by US$17 perRead More

16 outlaws held; drugs and weapons recovered

Pakistan will not transfer weapons of mass destruction to states or non-state actors

ISLAMABAD, Apr 28 (APP): Islamabad capital police apprehended 16 outlaws from different areas of the city and recovered drugs and weapons along with ammunition from their possession. According to a police spokesperson, the Aabpara police team arrested an accused namely Simon Jan and recovered one 30-bore pistol with ammunition from his possession. The Secretariat police team arrested Majid and recovered 310 grams of heroin from his possession. Likewise, the Golra police team arrested two accused namely Javed and Hakim involved in drug peddling activities and recovered 1144 gram of heroinRead More

Afghan currency stable compared to regional countries: Muttaqi

KABUL: The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi, said that the Afghani currency has been stable compared to other countries in the region. Speaking at an event at the Foreign Ministry, Muttaqi said that the value of currencies from the regional countries have dropped against US dollar, but the Afghani has remained stable. “This is an honor for us that we are today on the row the countries equally and that our currency is the first currency at an international level which has a value increasing and notRead More

Minister Talha assures maximum facilities for Hajj 2023 despite difficulties

ISLAMABAD, APR 28 (DNA) — Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Senator Talha Mehmood has said that despite facing difficulties, there are ongoing efforts to provide pilgrims with the best possible facilities during the Hajj of 2023.   Expressing concerns about significant issues in the Hajj arrangements due to the substantial amount of time that has already been lost. However, he expressed optimism that these problems can be resolved through close cooperation with the Saudi authorities, with whom he recently met and received assurances of support to ensure HajjRead More