Female tennis players demand ITF futures, sponsorship

Mohsin Ali ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Pakistan’s top female tennis players Ushna Suhail and Mahin Aftab Tuesday demanded Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) to organize ITF Futures for ladies players just like it does for male players. Ushna and Mahin, who had helped Pakistan perform exceptionally well in the recently concluded Fed Cup and South Asian Games, expressed […]


President approves amendments to Companies Act to facilitate startups

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): President Dr Arif Alvi Monday approved amendments to the Companies Act 2017 to provide an enabling regulatory framework to facilitate startups in Pakistan. These amendments were proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to help promote and nurture startups as well as attract local and international innovators. […]


SBP enhances subsidised loan limit for hospitals to Rs500m

Khudayar Mohla – KARACHI: In order to strengthen the health sector in the fight against the deadly virus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday enhanced the maximum financing limit per hospital or medical centre under its refinance scheme from Rs200 million to Rs500 million. According to a series of tweets by the SBP, […]


KPPTGC to strengthen economic position of province, says Himayatullah Khan

PESHAWAR, (TLTP): Advisor to CM on Energy Himayatullah Khan Friday said that establishment of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Power Transmission & Grid Company (KPPTGC)  would strengthen economic position of the province and prove to be a source of transmitting the power to industrial sector especially on wheeling model. He said that after implementation of its owned transmission […]


PESCO gets new chief

Khudayar Mohla- PESHAWAR, (TLTP): Engineer Muhammad Jabbar Khan has taken over charge as Chief Executive of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO). Soon after taking charge of the office, Jabbar Khan has started discharging his official responsibilities from Thursday expressing commitment to utilize all energies for betterment of the PESCO amid removing public grievances on […]


KP cabinet approves establishment of KPPTGSC

PESHAWAR, (TLTP): The provincial cabinet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved the establishment of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Power Transmission and Grid System Company (KPPTGSC). This was stated by Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir while briefing the media about the decisions made during the meeting of the provincial cabinet on Thursday. The meeting of Khyber […]


Lango emphasizes key role of work force in economic uplift

NASIRABAD, (TLTP): Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Lango expressed that workforce plays key role in economic development which is possible through welfare and strengthening the workers in the country. In a message on the Labour Day, Lango said workforce was the real momentum behind the country’s economic progress, adding he realized that during recent spread […]


ICCI calls for conducive labour policies to boost economy

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has urged the government to make conducive labour policies in order to improve the living standards of labour class as better working conditions for labour would accelerate the pace of economic activities and boost the growth of economy of the country. President ICCI […]


IHC questions legality of 21 ZTBL VPs relegation

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While extending stay order in a matter relating to recoveries of salaries from 21 vice presidents of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) in wake of their alleged wrong promotions, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday asked the Bank’s counsel to come up with response whether petitioners were given hearing opportunity before relegation. Advocate Umer […]


Khan fields 3rd information team

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Leader of the House in Senate, Senator Shibli Faraz has been appointed as new information minister of the country, while Lt Gen (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa has been appointed as special assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on information. “The Prime Minister has been pleased to appoint Lt Gen (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa […]