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PSF manufacturers urged to resolve raw material issue

PSF manufacturers urged to resolve raw material issue

LAHORE – All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Gohar Ejaz has urged the Polyester Staple Fibre (PSF) manufacturers to rise to the occasion and resolve issues relating to availability of raw material to the textile industry.
He said Pakistan is the only country with odd fibre-mix at the ratio of 80 percent cotton and 20 percent Man Made Fibre (MMF) against world proportion of 40 percent cotton and 60 percent MMF. Consequently, he said, the textile industry has

Pakistanis urged to invest in Sri Lanka

KARACHI – Sri Lanka is the next economic miracle success story emerging in Asia and Pakistani investors should look to enter this promising market. These views were expressed by the Consul General of the Republic of Sri Lanka in Karachi DW Jinadasa, while talking to the media.
Giving details, Jinadasa said that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to record an astounding growth of eight percent in 2010, while the GDP per capita has more than doubled to over $2,000 in the last five

Better monitoring urged for ailing oceans by 2015

OSLO: Ocean scientists urged governments on Sunday to invest billions of dollars by 2015 in a new system to monitor the seas and give alerts of everything from tsunamis to acidification linked to climate change.
They said better oversight would have huge economic benefits, helping to understand the impact of over-fishing or shifts in monsoons that can bring extreme weather such as the 2010 floods in Pakistan. A scientific alliance, Oceans United, would present the plea to

Punish the Canadian severely, Guantanamo court urged

GUANTANAMO BAY: A prosecutor urged a US war crimes tribunal on Saturday to sentence a young Canadian and admitted al Qaeda murderer to 25 more years in prison and said anything less would give license to terrorists.
A military defense lawyer said defendant Omar Khadr, who was captured in a firefight in Afghanistan at age 15, had abandoned the jihadist teachings of his al Qaeda financier father, apologized to his victims and accepted responsibility for his actions.
He called

Government urged to write off all loans in flood-affected regions

National Assembly Standing Committee on Food and Agriculture on Friday urged the government to waive all agriculture loans issued in the flood ravaged areas of the country.
The meeting which was held here under the chairmanship of Javed Iqbal Warraich discussed steps taken by the government of Pakistan, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) and Insurance companies to compensate affected farmers.
Total agriculture loans granted in flood affected areas are about