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Prosper economic condition prerequisite for trade: Fazl

Fazl says unfortunately Pakistan went backward during last four years

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Karachi: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that Pakistan is an underdeveloped country and trade can only be boost if economic condition become better.

While addressing a ceremony, he said that unfortunately Pakistan went backward during last four years. “We have to find the new ways of achieving prosperity,” he added.

 

 

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Senate approves Election Act Amendment Bill unanimously

The PTI members strongly opposed the passage of both the bills

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Senate approves Election Act Amendment Bill unanimously

Islamabad: The Senate on Friday unanimously passed ‘The Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2022’ and ‘The National Accountability (Second Amendment) Bill, 2022’.

According to details, the session of the Senate was held at Parliament House in Islamabad on Friday with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair.

Federal Minister for Law Nazir Tarar introduced the NAB Amendment Bill while Murtaza Javed Abbasi introduced the Election Act Amendment Bill which was passed by the House unanimously.

On the occasion of the passage of both the bills in the Senate, the PTI members strongly opposed and the Chairman came on the dice of the Senate and chanted slogans of imported government.

Later, the House was adjourned till Monday at 4:00 p.m

On Thursday, the National Assembly passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2022 – removing the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and effectively disallowing overseas Pakistanis from voting in the next general polls.

The bill was passed with a majority vote, with only MNAs belonging to the GDA opposing it.

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KE hikes electricity tariff by Rs4.83 per unit

K-Electric had demanded Rs 5.27 per unit increase in the power tariff

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KE hikes electricity tariff by Rs4.83 per unit

Karachi: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) approved on Friday a price increase of Rs4.83 per unit in K-Electric’s power tariff on account of the fuel cost adjustment for March 2022.

The increase will reflect in the bills of customers for June 2022.

K-Electric had demanded Rs 5.27 per unit increase in the power tariff to recover Rs8.592 billion from consumers.

According to a petition filed by KE Director Finance Ayaz Jaffar Ahmed, the calculation for the month of March was based on Central Power Purchasing Agency -Guaranteed’s (CPPA-G) invoice for February 2022 and was subject to adjustments based on Nepra’s decision.

According to a notification issued by Nepra, the surge shall be applicable to all consumer categories except lifeline consumers. Nepra also directed the increase to be shown separately in the bills on the basis of units billed to the consumers in the respective month to which the adjustment pertains.

The move comes a day after the government announced an increase in petroleum products' prices by Rs30 per litre in an effort to revive the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.

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Imran Khan condoles deceased PTI worker Ahmed Jan's family in Mardan

"Syed Ahmed is a martyr of Azadi March"

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Mardan: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan offered condolence to the family of deceased PTI worker Syed Ahmed Jan.

According to details, Chairman PTI Imran Khan arrived in Mardan on a short visit. Imran Khan has expressed his condolences to the family of Syed Ahmed Jan, a worker who lost his life in a PTI rally yesterday.

Imran Khan said that Syed Ahmed is a martyr of Azadi March and with the sacrifice of people, real freedom is achieved.

He said that Allah has given the highest status to the martyrs. "Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and I will take full care of the family of Ahmad Jan", Imran Khan added.

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood and other party leaders also accompanied Imran Khan.

On Thursday, Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan offered condolences to the families of two deceased workers of the party.

Taking to Twitter, Imran Khan said that two PTI workers were martyred including Faisal Abbas Chaudhry from Lahore and Syed Ahmed Jan from Mardan.

PTI Chairman claimed the two workers were martyred as a result of Punjab police violence during PTI’s peaceful ‘Azadi March’.

Imran Khan said PTI will take full financial responsibility for the bereaved families.

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