Tag: ISLAMABAD

CPEC priority projects to produce 11,000MW by 2018

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD:In order to address a major bottleneck to sustainable economic growth, Pakistan and China have retained electricity generation capacity at 1...

Chinese Cultural Center opens at Islamabad's PNCA

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

Minister of State for Information Broadcasting & National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed her joy at the opening of Chinese Cultural Cen...

Light rain makes weather pleasant

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

The clouds that were hovering in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad brought light rain which made the weather pleasant here on Sunday. The p...

Weather to remain pleasant in most parts of country

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

More drizzle is expected in parts of country including Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) today. According to Pakistan Meteorological Depa...

FBR looks to milk more taxes from dairy sector

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: For the third straight year, the government is planning to milk more taxes from the dairy sector and this time, the target product is tea w...

China reassures equal benefits to all parts of Pakistan under CPEC

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: China reassured that there will be equal socio–economic benefits to all parts of Pakistan, under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)....

CPEC is at take-off stage: Chinese envoy

PAR Apr 21, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: China’s Deputy Chief of Mission Zhao Lijian said on Monday that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was at take-off stage under which s...

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...

Minister for Science & Technology emphasizes need for research

PAR Apr 11, 2017 0

Minister for Science & Technology says CPEC has opened up new vistas of opportunities in science and technology. Minister for Science and Technol...

Capital may face acute shortage of water by June

PAR Apr 11, 2017 0

The federal capital is more likely to face acute shortage of water by June 2017 as both the Simly and Khanpur dams are not capable to meet the daily w...

CPEC can relocate 85m jobs to Pakistan through industrial cooperation: Ahsan Iqbal

PAR Apr 10, 2017 0

Islamabad - Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday said that 85 million jobs were up for grabs in China due to...

Customs intelligence impounds Prado valued Rs08.5m

Faizan Haroon Apr 7, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Federal Board of Revenue Rawalpindi impounded a non-duty paid Toyota Land Cruise...

Pakistan, China agree to expand parliamentary ties

PAR Apr 6, 2017 0

Senate Chairman and Chinese parliamentary delegation at their meeting in Islamabad discuss bilateral cooperation. Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani s...

CPEC to broaden Pakistan-China relations: Murtaza

PAR Apr 6, 2017 0

Acting Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi says Pak-China relationship is based on firm foundations of mutual respect, trust, peaceful co-e...

Malaysia keen to develop CPEC-linked maritime projects

PAR Apr 6, 2017 0

Islamabad, April 06: Malaysia on Wednesday expressed keen interest in helping Pakistan develop projects, such as ferry service, port terminals and ind...