Tag: ISLAMABAD

A First: Chinese Honor Guard Marches in Pakistan Republic Day Parade

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

China dispatched a PLA honor guard to Pakistan’s Republic Day parade.For the first time ever, Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops joined Pakistan’...

ABAD, Jang Group construction sector expo for CPEC begins today

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: A three-day expo about the construction sector will start at Pak-China Centre here from Friday (today) under the auspices of the Associatio...

Int'l standard railways system being established in Pakistan: Ahsan

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Planning Minister said the performance of Railways has improved and it has become a profitable entity. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iq...

Prices of fruits, vegetables remain stable

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Prices of fruits and vegetables overall remained stable with minor fluctuation in some items here at Kohsar Market, Super Market and Jinnah Super Mark...

Three main railway lines to be upgraded as part of CPEC

PAR Mar 21, 2017 0

Islamabad - Pakistan Railways is undertaking various steps to upgrade three main railway tracks including Main Line (ML)-1, ML-2 and ML-3 under China-...

Customs car cells impounds non-duty paid Toyota Land Cruiser worth Rs 8.3m

Faizan Haroon Mar 17, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigations of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has seized a used Toyota Land Cruiser wor...

All ‘Basmati’ researchers must focus on developing varieties

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The recently constituted Research & Development (R&D) Board of Rice has recommended that all future 'Basmati' research should be focused on de...

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...

Pakistan to be in top 25 countries with CPEC

PAR Mar 9, 2017 0

Islamabad -Planning Minister says govt wants Pakistan to be among 25 strongest countries of world by 2025. Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal has said...

CPEC will increase Pakistan's regional importance: President Mamnoon Hussain

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

President Mamnoon Hussain said Tuesday that several proposals are under consideration to ensure availability of doctors at health centers in the backw...

CPEC Tower to be built in Islamabad

PAR Mar 7, 2017 0

The government has decided to construct China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Tower in the federal capital, Islamabad, to attract more investment in...

Hakla-Yarak section of CPEC's route through KP to be completed next year

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Hakla-Yarik section of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)’s Western Route will be completed by October next year at a cost of Rs 1...

Provinces given just a week for input on CPEC plan

PAR Mar 4, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Amid concerns over slow progress on many projects, the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform has finally shared draft of a long-term...

Govt allocates Rs 27.96 bln subsidy on fertilizer: Senate told

PAR Mar 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD-Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan Friday told the Senate that the government allocated Rs 27.96 billion...

CPEC provides relevance and context to the 13th ECO Summit

PAR Mar 2, 2017 0

KARACHI: The 13th ECO summit is extremely relevant in the backdrop of ever growing importance of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for its member count...