Tag: development

CPEC will lead Balochistan to prosperity: Haideri

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri met with Chinese Ambassador and said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would open a new phase...

KP Govt To Go China To Showcase Investment Potential In KP

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a bid to attract foreign investment has decided to showcase huge potential in the province in a road show to b...

Arif Habib Group to invest Rs25b in new cement plant

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Development work under CPEC leads to increased demand of cement in Pakistan. Arif Habib Group’s Power cement shares plan to set up a new plant to qu...

Government steps up to train labor for CPEC projects

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

NAVTCC initiates trainings for youth in CPEC-specific trades, aims to raise skilled Pakistani labor for the development and operations of CPEC proje...

PM Nawaz discusses CPEC at the World Economic Forum

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif describes the benefits of CPEC to Pakistan at the World Economic Forum, outlining the trickle down of prosperity in ever...

Romania to join CPEC and invest in Pakistan

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

Adding on to its inclusiveness, CPEC receives further interest from Europe as the Romanian ambassador meets Minister for Industries and Production t...

NA body wants utility tariff for textile at par with region

Clara Jan 18, 2017 0

KARACHI: Members of the National Assembly (NA)'s Standing Committee on Textile Industry and representatives from the textile sector Tuesday discussed...

'Solar Energy System' in BHUs to be installed across Punjab

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

The Punjab government has decided to install 'Solar Energy System' in Basic Health Units (BHUs) across the province of Punjab with a sum of Rs 1304.35...

Small and medium dams: feasibility study on identification of 20 sites begins in Balochistan

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

The feasibility study has been started throughout Balochistan province for identification of 20 sites for construction of small and medium dams. Sourc...

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...

Cotton prices firmer on restricted buying

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

Rates were firm on the cotton market on Friday in the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate was unc...

Loan arranged for Tarbela extension project, Dar told

Clara Jan 5, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday chaired a meeting regarding the Tarbela Dam 5th Extension Hydropower Project. Country Director World Bank Patc...

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...

Ministry takes control of Ogra

Clara Dec 30, 2016 0

The Ministry of Petroleum has officially taken administrative control of Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) and has requested the Prime Ministe...

PFVA for establishing CPEC research cell, special body at FPCCI

Clara Dec 28, 2016 0

The patron-in-chief of All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA), Waheed Ahmad has suggested that a speci...