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PHC summons Federal Health Secretary over drug policy proposal – Journal

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday summoned the Federal Health Secretary on September 23 to brief him on the progress of the proposed policy prepared by the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan to regulate drug prices. A bench consisting of Chief Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan and Judge Syed Arshad Ali issued the order after Drap deputy director Hafiz Bilal informed ...

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Industry players await the arrival of port scanners

Posted September 12, 2021 Following growing calls for functional scanners to reduce the backlog of cargo at ports, the Nigerian Port Consultative Forum said scanners had been ordered but had not seen them. NPCF Chairman Kunle Folarin in an interview with our correspondent said physical inspection of cargoes will continue at ports until the arrival and installation of scanners. He ...

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Beer Institute toast millions of beer jobs on Labor Day

WASHINGTON, September 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement in commemoration of Labor Day: “This Labor Day, we raise a toast to the more than two million hard-working men and women across our country whose jobs are built on a vibrant beer economy. From farmers to truck drivers ...

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Sri Lankan rupee crosses 230 per dollar

ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lankan Rupee crossed 231 per US dollar in the over-the-counter market for importers and exporters, while 127 billion rupees was injected at the overnight print rate of 6.0% for banks to respond (sterilize) to an increase in deposit margin. Sri Lanka raised the reserve requirement ratio, a margin the bank is to maintain with the central ...

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No Quick Fix for Shipping Crisis Creating Supply Chain Bottlenecks | Voice of America

WASHINGTON – A significant increase in demand for consumer goods in the United States and Europe, combined with the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, has shaken global shipping markets, pushing up the cost of transporting freight containers to United States and around the world. This has resulted in higher prices and huge delays at ports and logistics centers, severely ...

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Infographic: Lebanon is on the verge of running out of water | Business and Economy News

More than 70 percent of the Lebanese population faces severe water shortages, the United Nations Children’s Agency warns. Lebanon’s water supply system is on the verge of collapse. In July, a report released by UNICEF warned that most water pumping would gradually cease across the country within four to six weeks as the country’s power grid falters. On August 21, ...

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New honey tea sells for 3,100 Tk per kg

Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:00 AM As natural honey is added to tea leaves that are rich in antioxidants, the tea will help consumers boost their immunity, said Md Rashedul Islam, deputy director of Sabazpur Tea Company who proposed the new variety. PHOTO: STAR “> As natural honey is added to tea leaves that are rich in antioxidants, the tea ...

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Imports cool rice market as 71 companies receive clearance

FE REPORT | Posted: Aug 22, 2021 9:57:42 AM The government has allowed 71 private sector trade organizations to import 418,000 tonnes of pre-boiled and unboiled rice (atap) in an attempt to curb its prices in the domestic market, an official said. To this end, the Ministry of Food (MoF) sent a letter to the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) on ...

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Egyptian Ministry of Finance Updates Electronic Platform “Nafeza” to Facilitate Business Procedures

The Egyptian Ministry of Finance has updated its national one-stop-shop platform for foreign trade facilitation, Nafeza, by providing a special version for mobile phones. Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said in a statement on Wednesday that they were continuing the national project to modernize and automate the customs system, in application of presidential directives aimed at facilitating internal and external trade ...

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