Archive for April 18th, 2011
No new gas connections for six months, heads and boards of directors of all state-owned oil and gas companies removed.
ISLAMABAD: Hours after President Asif Ali Zardari reappointed him adviser to the prime minister on petroleum, newly-elected Senator Asim Hussain was ordered by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to embark on an ambitious plan to revamp the country’s energy sector.
WASHINGTON: The biggest obstacle standing in the way of the government achieving its targets on fiscal reform is Parliament, said Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, in a meeting with the International Monetary Fund in Washington on Sunday.
WASHINGTON: At least 45 people were dead after a powerful storm whipped up tornadoes in seven southern US states, media reported Sunday. The tornadoes left a trail of destruction in North Carolina Saturday, leveling homes and businesses and knocking out power, the NBC television network reported.