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Nestlé, Department of Agriculture Punjab bring focus to new fodder varieties

LAHORE  (Sarzameen News)- Nestlé Pakistan and Department of Agriculture, Punjab Government (DOA) has signed a commitment of cooperation on developing fodder varieties and guiding farmers on best practices. Agriculture department research facilities have led important breakthroughs in identifying efficient and high quality fodder varieties for farmers, while Nestlé Pakistan with its outreach to a 100,000

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CharJi LTE launched in AJK; another first by PTCL

ISLAMABAD (sarzameen News)- PTCL, Pakistan’s largest ICT and Broadband service provider has launched its ultra-high speed Charji LTE service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK). With this launch, PTCL becomes the first operator offering Charji LTE services in the region. Commenting on the launch, Adnan Shahid, PTCL’s Chief Commercial Officer said, “PTCL continues in its strive to

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Monthly inflation inches up 5.02 pc in May

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Consumer Price Index (CPI) on year-on-year basis during May 2017 witnessed an increase of 5.02 per cent as compared to the same month of the last year. On month-on-month basis, the inflation was recorded at a nominal increase of 0.01 per cent in May 2017 as compared to April 2017, Chief Statistician

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A foreign investor who never lost hope in Pakistani market

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- After six months of Osama Bin Laden’s killing, a foreign investor in Pakistan set up the country’s first foreign equity fund. Pakistan was again in the bad news after the killing of Al-Qaeda leader in Abbottabad. However, the Swede investor named Mattias Martinsson invested $1 million of his own money and that

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FPCCI President leaves for Russia to attend Int’l Economic Forum meeting

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail on Thursday left for St. Petersburg, Russia to attend the meeting of International Economic Forum. St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) is being attended by a number of heads of states, CEOs of multinational companies, experts and

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FBR cuts sales tax on petrol, high speed diesel

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has trimmed the sales tax on petrol and high speed diesel, effective from June 1, 2017, following the government’s decision to cut the price of both the products. According to the notification of the FBR, sales tax on petrol has been cut by 0.5 percent to

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London: Drugs Seized-Heavy amount of drugs Boarding Indian boat

LONDON (Sarzameen News) Drugs Seized: Indian Boat Busted Royal Navy while busting a boat of Indian fishermen in Indian Ocean has seized heroin and other drugs worth £65 million. According to Britain media, a team of Royal Navy raided the Indian boat and searched it for at least 60 hours. The drugs were recovered from

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Zong launches 4G awareness program in all provinces

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Zong 4G, Pakistan’s No.1 data network, embarked on a journey across Pakistan, in all provinces, to spread 4G internet awareness throughout the country. In a nationwide activity undertaken simultaneously in several locations, Zong’s “New Hope” volunteers delivered sessions in schools, colleges and universities covering students of different age brackets. The activity cuts

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Salient features of Federal Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- Following are the salient features of National Budget 2017-18, announced by Minister for Finance, Muhammad Ishaq Dar in the National Assembly on Friday The total outlay of the budget 2017-18 is Rs 5,103 billion. — The size is 4.3 percent higher than the size of the budget 2016-17. – The resource availability during 2017-18

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PTCL signs Fiber Leasing Agreement with Telenor Pakistan for 2nd Consecutive Year

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Telenor Pakistan (TP) for the second consecutive year have entered into a fiber back-haul and infrastructure sharing agreement, under which PTCL will deliver 950+ kilometers of fiber footprint to Telenor Pakistan, which will enable delivery of quality telecommunication services for the Pakistani market. The agreement entails

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