Tag: agriculture sector

New GDP record

par May 22, 2017 0

According to newspaper reports, the gross domestic product of Pakistan has cross $304.4 billion and the country has achieved the highest annual growth...

WB acknowledges improvement in Pak economy

PAR Apr 21, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: While projecting GDP growth at 5.2 percent for the current financial year 2017, the World Bank (WB) said on Monday that the upcoming nation...

Gilgit Baltistan can earn billions with almond exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry...

PARC launches Rs 635 million livestock development project in Sindh

PAR Feb 27, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) would launch a livestock development project worth Rs 635 million to promote this particular sector i...

Kinnow export to Indonesia surges to $23m

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Kinnow exports to Indonesia surged to $ 23 million in 2016 as compare to $ 3 million in 2013 in the wake of Preferential Trade Agreement be...

WB, Punjab to speed up agricultural development

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

LAHORE -  Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has presided over first meeting of joint steering committee setup under World Bank and Punjab governmen...

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...

Agriculture sector being badly hit by climate change: minister

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that Pakistan is the 7th country in the world which is being affected seriously due to climat...

Zardari terms package ''too little too late''

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Asif Ali Zardari, former President of Pakistan and the Chairman of PPPP has rejected the compensation package announced by the Prime Minister for the...

Cotton market adopts wait-and-see stance on export package announcement

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

A wait-and-see mood prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday amid announcement of package to boost exports, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

Primitive ways keeping agriculture sector backward: PBIF

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister M...

Researchers urged to provide viable solutions to farming problems

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

"It is a matter of grave concern that farmer's son doesn't want to become a farmer due to low profitability, heavy post harvest loses, marketing and o...

Textile package to be announced only after thorough consultations: Bosan

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday said that decision regarding the announcement of textile packa...

Good news as rain likely from Tuesday

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Good news for farmers and other people as after a long dry spell rain/snowfall is predicted in parts of the country from today (Tuesday). According t...

Prioritise water conservation

PAR Dec 30, 2016 0

THE country is experiencing a long dry spell, which has started affecting normal life as apart from loss of agriculture, people are suffering from dif...