Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Pakistan

PAeC laud efforts in putting national carrier on progress trajectory

President Pakistan Aerospace Council (PAeC) Dr Haroon Javed Qureshi said that PIA is a national identity for Pakistan, addressing the executive committee meeting held at Islamabad, he appreciated the efforts of Air Marshal Arshad Malik in putting the national...

Capacity building session on exports enhancement held at KCIP

A Capacity building session on exports enhancement was held in Mehran Commercial Enterprises located in Korangi Creek Industrial Park on “Exporting Issues and Enhancement” on Friday. The speaker of the workshop was former Secretary Commerce & Finance Mohammad Younus...

Death toll rises 22 after 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

The number of victims of 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northeastern Pakistan on Tuesday increased to 22 with more than 300 injured, said a senior police official. Television footage shows several vehicles trapped in a large crack in the road as...

Mian Zahid: Majority of critical sectors showing dismal performance

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday demanded steps to end pessimism in masses and...

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Pakistan

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, visited Islamabad and Karachi during September 16–20, 2019 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the...

Pakistan PM seeks to resume Afghan peace talks

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday that his government will try to revive the recently collapsed Afghan peace talks between the United States and the Taliban. "I assure you that we will do our best to continue this dialogue....

China finds alternate to CPEC in Iran

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain said China has decided to invest $410 billion in different...

Mian Zahid: Stagnant exports have damaged crumbling economy

Former minister Mian Zahid Hussain said that the Stagnant exports have damaged crumbling economy, all claims and steps to ensure development remained unsuccessful. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of...

Mian Zahid: Reduced cotton production will be a threat to textile industry

Former minister Mian Zahid Hussain said that the Reduced cotton production can become a threat to textile industry, government should consider incentives, support price for cotton growers. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA),...

Pakistan: Reforms agenda fully on track, no need to renegotiate IMF program

The reforms agenda being pursued by the government with the support of IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) is aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable growth trajectory and the progress on nearly all the performance and structural benchmarks during...

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UNWTO: Global tourism rate fell 4 percent, slowest since 2016

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Malaysia ships back 150 containers of plastic waste to the exporting countries

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