Tag: Agriculture

Chinese industrial association proposes sister economic zone in Sindh

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

KARACHI: A 20-member delegation of Chinese companies on a visit to Pakistan looked into the opportunities to develop a sister economic zone in Sindh....

‘Focus on agriculture can increase exports,resolve food security issues’

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

LAHORE: Prioritising and focusing on the agriculture sector can increase exports and resolve food security issues of Pakistan for which a powerful agr...

Rajwana inaugurates hydroponic greenhouse

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana on Thursday said use of modern technology in agriculture would strengthen economy and improve lives of...

Chinese investors explore Islamabad and Lahore for business opportunities

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

LAHORE: A 20-member Chinese delegation from Beijing visited the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) and expressed interest in bio-technol...

Chinese keen to launch industrial park, power plants in Pakistan

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD - The Chinese investors are keen to set up industrial park, power generation plants and joint ventures in many sectors in Pakistan as they c...

Chinese companies sign MoUs with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI)

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

RAWALPINDI: The Rawlpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Tuesday signed three Memorandums of Under­standing (MoU) with Chinese companies f...

Cotton halts three-day slide ahead of WASDE report

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

ICE Cotton futures edged up on Wednesday to snap a three-day losing streak on cautious buying ahead of the monthly supply and demand report from the U...

Azerbaijan keen to collaborate with Pakistan

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of 16 companies representatives from Azerbaijan led by Yousif Abdullah, vice chairman of Azerbaijan’s Export and Investment Pr...

Poor agriculture, slower financial services hit 2016 Tanzanian growth

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

Tanzania says its economy probably grew at a less speedy rate than it had hoped last year, slowed by poor-performing agriculture and less demand from...

Businessmen stress essentiality of SEZs as included in CPEC

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

LAHORE: Establishment of new industrial estates, special economic zones, and technological upgrade of the existing clusters of small and medium indust...

WWF, Agriculture department sign MoU for better cotton production

PAR Jan 28, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department, Extension wing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan's (WWF-Pakis...

PMEX daily trading report

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

On Monday, at Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited, PMEX Commodity Index closed at 3,127. The total traded value of Metals, Energy and COTS/FX was rec...

Government prepares to engage 0.1 million youth for CPEC-related technical training

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Islamabad: A PC-1 for Prime Minister Youth Skill Development Programme (PMYSDP) (Phase IV) has been submitted to Ministry of Education and Professiona...

PAD formulates three-year plan for modernising agriculture sector

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister has formulated a well-knitted 3-year plan costing Rs4.76 billion for...

Cut in price of imported urea: Dar refuses to consider proposal

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reportedly refused to consider a proposal for reduction in price of imported urea to sell out the surplus stock and sta...