Tag: economic

Provincial Minister says CPEC is inclusive, will benefit Pakistan's neighbours

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

GILGIT: Provincial Minister for Information, Planning and Development, Iqbal Hassan Khan has said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) was...

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...

Bosan acknowledges contribution of USAID

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has acknowledged the role and contribution of USAID for...

China assures early ground breaking of new Gwadar airport

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Islamabad: On the request of Pakistan, China has assured to soon start work on new Gwadar international airport as well as East Bay Expressway. In Fe...

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...

BAT team, Dar discuss issues related to tobacco industry

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Eight members global team of British American Tobacco (BAT) led by Jack Bowles, Director Asia Pacific Region called on the Finance Minister...

Developing hydropower, support governance: accords worth $720 million signed with WB, AIIB

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar witnessed the signing ceremony of agreements worth $720m with the World Bank and Asian Infrast...

Extension in levy of NJ surcharge approved by ECC

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved an extension in the levy of Neelum Jhelum (NJ) surcharge from electricity consu...

Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil...

Irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation: FIA registers case against seven accused

PAR Jan 7, 2017 0

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has completed its probe into the irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation on commercial scale project a...

Why has Chinese co distanced itself from Steel Mills?

PAR Jan 2, 2017 0

Expressing concerns on massive electricity bills of PSM, Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has sought details of terms and conditi...

The water conflict

PAR Dec 29, 2016 0

Water is the basic ingredient that maintains life on this planet. Countries or nations sharing the same flow of water have often been in turbulent con...

Top FBR officials brief NSWC participants on revenue collection

par Nov 9, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Nisar Muhamamd Khan has said that enhancing revenue collection is imperative to provide the government cu...

Pakistan has rich resources, bright future: Canadian HC Perry Calderwood

PAR Oct 20, 2016 0

LAHORE: Canadian High Commissioner Perry Calderwood has said that Pakistan and Canada have huge scope to work together to further strengthen economic...

FBR asked to stop bank account attachment practice

PAR Oct 14, 2016 0

LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to stop practices like bank account attachment as...