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A First: Chinese Honor Guard Marches in Pakistan Republic Day Parade

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

China dispatched a PLA honor guard to Pakistan’s Republic Day parade.For the first time ever, Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops joined Pakistan’...

ABAD, Jang Group construction sector expo for CPEC begins today

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: A three-day expo about the construction sector will start at Pak-China Centre here from Friday (today) under the auspices of the Associatio...

KCR revival plan prepared under CPEC, construction to start in October

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

KARACHI: Sindh Mass Transit Cell has submitted a plan for the revival of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project to the provincial Planning and Develop...

Int'l standard railways system being established in Pakistan: Ahsan

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Planning Minister said the performance of Railways has improved and it has become a profitable entity. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iq...

StanChart excited to participate in CPEC turnaround: Group Head Bill Winters

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

With Pakistan’s economy looking poised to hit the annual growth rate of seven per cent, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) is keen to expand its footprint...

Pakistan Army Chief meets Chinese Vice Premier in Beijing: China, Pakistan vow to advance CPEC

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

China and Pakistan on Thursday agreed to advance the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. The pledge occurred during a meeting between Ch...

Chinese Foreign Ministry officials laud economic progress

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

A seven-member delegation of Chinese Foreign Ministry visited Punjab Civil Secretariat here on Thursday. Punjab Chief Secretary Capt (r) Zahid Saeed r...

GE Equips New 1,320 MW CPHGC Power Plant to Help Pakistan Meet Growing Energy Needs

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

GE is supplying Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co. Ltd. (NWEPDI) and Tianjin Electric Power Construction Company (TEPC) with two units each...

Dairy products’ revenue falls to $1.04 million in three years

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

The revenue earned through export of dairy products has fallen from $28.37 million to $1.04 million in last three years of the present government whil...

Prices fall modestly in thin trade

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

After maintaining a stable trend for a long time, cotton prices fell modestly on Thursday in the process of thin trading activity, dealers said. The o...

FBR to stop issuing notices to ginners

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

The chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue, Dr Muhammad Irshad, on Thursday instructed regional tax officers to stop the issuance of notices to ginn...

Ministry recommends exporting 0.2 million tons of sugar

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

An inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir has recommended export of an additional quantity of 0.2 million tons o...

NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

Government made Rs 13.163 billion payment against fertilizer cash subsidy: Senate informed

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The Senate was informed on Wednesday that the government made payment of Rs 13.163 billion against announced fertilizer cash subsidy. During the quest...

All ‘Basmati’ researchers must focus on developing varieties

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The recently constituted Research & Development (R&D) Board of Rice has recommended that all future 'Basmati' research should be focused on de...