CPPA recommends NEPRA to raise electricity tariff of Rs 4 According to NIPRA, the Central Purchasing Power Authority has requested to make electricity expensive under the Fiscal Price Adjustment of December 2019, under which the power has been requested to increase by Rs 2 per unit.
A request has also been made to make electricity expensive under the January 2020 Fuel Price Adjustment, under which CPPA has requested to increase electricity by Rs. 49 per unit. NEPRA says central procurement power authority’s hearing on petrochemical applications will be heard on March 25.
It is recommended to spend 98 paise electricity per unit for November 2019. Earlier, the hearing was postponed to November’s request for electricity. The NIPRA hearing could result in the transfer of 38 billion burden on consumers. On the other hand, Chairman Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PAF) has demanded that after reducing Rs 5 per liter in petroleum products, the power per unit should be reduced by the same proportions because in the past, petroleum products were justified by electricity. Prices have been rising sharply, which is affecting every segment including industrial sector.
He said that global oil prices were available at $ 75 a liter in 2018 and Rs 80 per liter in the country, while the current price of petroleum products in the international market was $ 56. While petrol is above Rs 112 per liter, it is far below the 19 month prices It is sad that the increase in the transport charges of industrial sector has made commodities expensive and the country has become smarter, said that after taking over the current government, the prices of petroleum products in the global market have dropped by $ 16.29 but the current government. 17% GST on petroleum products while also getting direct petroleum levy tax from consumers, which is putting the burden on the public by providing expensive petrol.
Elimination of petroleum levy tax on petroleum products, GST should be levied on single-digit and petroleum products should be reduced according to international reduction so that people can get real relief.
Afghan president announces release of Taliban prisoner
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announces the release of Taliban prisoners, saying that there is no interest in stopping the release of Taliban prisoners, there should be a guarantee that Taliban prisoners will not fight again. In his statement, he said there was a need to create a transparent mechanism for the release of Taliban prisoners. A method will be devised that will bring about positive change in the country and will also lead to ceasefire.
The Taliban leadership must guarantee that the Taliban prisoners will not fight again. On the other hand, the United States has developed a plan B to stay in Afghanistan. Under the plan, the United States has developed special command forces, they will have a headquarters 28 km away from Bagram.
Senior analyst Dr Shahid Masood commented on the private TV program, saying that what happened in Afghanistan happened only four days ago, when five thousand prisoners in Afghanistan and a thousand Afghan Taliban are about to leave.
But there was an attack in Afghanistan, where the attack took place, where Hamid Karzai, Abdullah Abdullah were also sitting. The attack was regularly fired. At the same time, the Washington Post and the New York Times are reporting that the Americans have already formed Special Command Forces, which will be headquartered 28 km from Bagram.
In the coming days, these forces will operate, the US military withdrawal is a different matter, it is America’s Plan B, which is ready, they say the US will stay here. He said that Ashraf Ghani on Monday said that I would take the oath of office, with which Abdullah Abdullah also announced that I would take the oath. In the meantime, Zalmay Khalilzad is worried that issues will be settled.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire and rocket attack on the anniversary of Shia leader Abdul Ali Mazari in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing 27 people and injuring more than 18. Zalmay Khalilzad, the special envoy for the attack, said the increase in violent acts poses a threat to the peace deal. All sides agree to pave the way for peace in Afghanistan.