Tag: agriculture sector

Agriculture sector being badly hit by climate change: minister

Clara 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''

Clara 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

Clara 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

Clara 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

Clara 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

Clara 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...

Water reservoirs will be depleted by Feb start

PAR Dec 29, 2016 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) Chairman Rao Irshad Ali Khan said Wednesday the country’s reservoirs will be depleted of water by the end of Febru...

Water reservoirs will be depleted by beginning of February, predicts IRSA chairman

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) Chairman Rao Irshad Ali Khan said Wednesday the country's reservoirs will be depleted of water by the end of Feb...

CPEC To Bring About Prosperity In South Punjab: Governor

PAR Dec 21, 2016 0

Punjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana Sunday said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would also bring about prosperity in South Punjab. Sout...

CPEC Will Provide Opportunity To Enter Global Mainstream:Iftikhar Malik

PAR Nov 30, 2016 0

LAHORE,Nov 29 (APP): Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry Iftikhar Ali Malik said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would giv...

Monsanto Pakistan showcases latest bio-tech corn seed technology

PAR Nov 26, 2016 0

Monsanto Pakistan showcased its latest bio-tech corn seed technology together with high performance hybrid seed products to a galaxy of corn farmers a...

CPEC to ease infrastructure, energy constraints in Pakistan: SBP

PAR Nov 18, 2016 0

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said that smooth progress on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)-related projects will ease infr...

Agriculture sector: promotion of solar-based energy, technologies to cut post harvest losses

PAR Nov 9, 2016 0

The promotion of solar-based energy and technologies would not only help the country to overcome energy crisis but also boost the agriculture sector b...