Pak Agri Outlook

Question of Land Reform in Pakistan

  THE rural society and agriculture sector of Pakistan is chained by feudal relationships which has given birth to an evil land-tenure system with a high degree of land concentration, absentee landlordism, insecurity of tenure for share-croppers and low agricultural productivity. According to a report, around ten million children are …

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Doing business with Pakistan

Pakistan is suffering horrendous flooding again – and the world has been once more been accused of ignoring her plight. Meanwhile allegations of dastardly involvement in terrorism in Afghanistan make it to the world’s front-pages, ensuring that one side to Pakistan is not forgotten.

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GST collection surges 38pc

ISLAMABAD: The surge in imports helped tax officials in collecting 38 per cent more general sales tax from 10 major revenue spinners in the first seven months of this fiscal year over the corresponding period last year. As a result, the GST collection from the 10 revenue spinners reached to …

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Sugar price may further increase

Price of sugar is likely to show further increase on account of fear of lower production in the country as compared with earlier estimates and putting Indian sugar on the negative list with the approval of the federal cabinet, well informed sources in Ministry of Industries told the Business Recorder. “We …

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Agri, wealth taxes can fulfil budget needs

LAHORE – The revenue collection through wealth tax had reached over Rs40 billion 10 years ago when it was suspended by Musharraf regime to protect elite class. If this tax is reimposed, the FBR can collect over Rs 1.5 trillion, said Federal Revenue Alliance Employees Union central president Mian Abdul …

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Planting Methods

When you select a turfgrass for your lawn, consider the method of establishing the grass. Some grasses can be seeded. Others must be planted by vegetative sprigs, plugs, or solid sod. Table 1 on page 3 lists the method of planting for each turfgrass. Also refer to Table 6 on …

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