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Chubacha Underpass to finally see light of day

PAR Oct 4, 2017 0

LAHORE: The Chubacha Underpass is finally expected to open to traffic by the end of the current month. The project is already three months off schedul...

China, Pakistan to spend $3.3bn on new roads for economic corridor

PAR Oct 4, 2017 0

Four road projects together worth more than $3.3bn have been added to the vast suite of infrastructure schemes coming under the $62bn China–Pakistan e...

CPEC: Chinese firms urged to buy local steel, not import it from China

PAR Oct 4, 2017 0

President of Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) Mian Zahid Hussain has said that the Chinese firms involved in the CPEC projects shou...

Ali Pervaiz takes charge as chairman of APTMA Punjab

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

Ali Pervaiz has taken charge as Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab in the annual general body meeting of the associatio...

Cotton futures fall over one percent

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures fell nearly 1.3 percent on Monday to mark its lowest level since August 25, hurt by selling by funds and suitable weather condition...

Lacklustre business on cotton market

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

Listless business activity was seen on the cotton market on Monday in the process of post-holiday session, dealers said. The official spot rate was un...

Appraisement East collects Rs 31.432m in September

Haris Rehman Oct 3, 2017 0

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate of Appraisement East Collector Asahad Jawwad has generated Rs 31.432 million under the head of customs duty, sales tax,...

CPEC to uplift the tourism industry: Barjees

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Barjees Tahir Monday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor would help bo...

CPEC: Water desalination plant to be set up in Gwadar

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

BEIJING: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has said that a water desalination plant would be constructed to provide five million gallons of water...

CPEC: 1st consignment of Orange Line metro train arrives in Lahore

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 3 (Xinhua): The first consignment of "Orange Line Metro Train" (OLMT), including three coaches and two engines, has arrived in Pakista...

Pakistan, China to strengthen ties

PAR Oct 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: National Security Adviser Lt. General (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua and Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong have said that str...

Another success story of CPEC: women of Thar breaking all cultural barriers

PAR Oct 2, 2017 0

ISLAMKOT: As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing a road out of poverty by s...

Pak-China relationship is that of iron-brothers: Information Minister

PAR Oct 2, 2017 0

Information Minister said this in her felicitation message on National Day of China. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aura...

CPEC: Pakistan's key highway and bridge connections

PAR Oct 2, 2017 0

Plans are now being drawn up for a series of projects that will form part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Four road projects worth ove...

CPEC: Govt working on reconstruction and modernization of BoI

PAR Oct 2, 2017 0

The government is working on a plan for reconstruction and modernization of Board of Investment for introducing the best international practices to pr...