Tag: Zero

‘PPP can’t even think of attacking Nine Zero’

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Secretary General Jahangir Badr on Monday said his party could not even think of planning an attack on Muttahida Qaumi...

Dutch ambassador visits Nine Zero

Outgoing Ambassador of the Netherlands Foost Reintjes along with Honorary Consul General Tariq and first secretary Stefan Hulisz visited the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)...

Japanese ambassador visits Nine Zero

Newly appointed ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Oe visited political headquarters of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) “Nine Zero.” Deputy Consul General Toshikazu Isomura, Second...

NATO trucks pay zero toll tax

Trucks carrying containers of goods for NATO do not pay any levy to the government. The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) charges only Rs400 from...

‘Zero tolerance for insurgency’

SWAT - Maj Gen Javed Iqbal Ramday, commanding officer in Swat on Monday urged militants to surrender and warned of dire consequences if they continued their insurgency. "Further violence and terrorism would not be tolerated in Swat," Maj Gen Javed Iqbal Ramday said while talking to journalists here. He said that people of Swat, armed forces and police rendered tremendous sacrifices for peace. He said no one would be allowed to disrupt peace in the area.
Expressing satisfaction

Shahzain Bugti vists Nine Zero

KARACHI - A four-member delegation of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) headed by its leader Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti paid a visit to MQM headquarters Nine Zero. The JWP delegation held discussions with the members of MQM's Coordination Committee including Wasay Jalil, Kunwar Khalid Yunus, Yousuf Shahwani and Ashfaq Mangi.
The meeting discussed the overall political and economic situation of the country particularly Balochistan. Bugti also offered his condolences on the martyrdom of

Khosa visits Nine Zero

KARACHI - All political parties must honour each other's public mandate to promote democracy in the country, Punjab Governor Latif Khosa said during his visiting to the MQM headquarters, Nine Zero on Sunday. "A grand coalition of political parties is the need of the hour to eliminate extremism and terrorism," he added.
MQM Coordination Committee Deputy Convener Dr Farooq Sattar, Senior Provincial Minister Pir Mazharul Haq and Sindh Law Minister Ayaz Soomro were also present on

Delegation of Christian scholars visits Nine Zero

KARACHI - A delegation of Christian scholars headed by Marilyn Hickey Ministries National Director Evangelist Rhonson Asghar called on members of the MQM Rabita Committee on Sunday and discussed with them the political situation of the country, particularly in Karachi.
Other members of the delegation comprised Faith Prayer Ministries Chairman Pastor Amjad Farooq, Pastor Muntazir Gul, Pastor Robbin Raz and Pastor Muazzam Jan.
The delegation members appreciated steps taken by

Mercury falls to zero in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - Mercury dropped to zero centigrade in Islamabad, Peshawar and Muzaffarabad on Saturday, as the Metrological department forecast cold, dry and foggy weather in Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan for few days.
A fresh cloud pattern is likely to affect southwest Balochistan and thereafter gradually extending to upper parts of the country from Sunday but cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next few

Power outages despite zero shortfall

LAHORE: According to Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) reports power shortfall reduced to zero megawatts on Friday and Saturday but even then citizens experienced a one-hour power outage in the morning and one in the evening.
Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) gave an old excuse saying that only commercial feeders were shut down and domestic users on those feeders had to face load shedding. More than 50 percent feeders in the city were commercial and a large number of

FBR Declares Zero Percent Duty on Imported Sugar

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued fresh notification informing zero percent duty on import of raw sugar of cane sugar and beet sugar variants by the private sector, in a statement issued by the Ministry of Industries and Production here on Friday.
In its meeting here, the ECC allowed import of raw sugar by the private sector at zero customs duty with no limitations. This decision means that there is no capping on quantity of import or any linkage to timing of import