Tag: government’s

CPEC projects to produce 17,000 MW of electricity: Sartaj Aziz

PAR Sep 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday that the government’s decisive shift from costly thermal power generation t...

Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed calls on the Prime Minister

PAR Aug 16, 2017 0

Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed congratulated Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on assuming the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Prime M...

CPEC: 46 Special Economic Zones

PAR Aug 1, 2017 0

Board of Investment in coordination with provincial governments is working for establishment of Special Economic Zones in the country, Radio Pakistan....

FBR to play a key role in CPEC regulations

PAR Jul 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has asked the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to finalise a comprehensive plan for...

Western and Eastern alignments of CPEC to be completed by 2019

PAR Jul 5, 2017 0

CPEC Project Director Hassan Daud said Eastern and Western routes of CPEC will be completed by early 2019. In an interview, he said the first phase o...

Agriculture shouldn’t be ignored in upcoming budget

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Federal and provincial governments should not ignore agricultural sector in the upcoming budget by allocating proper resources for its development, a...

USAID, Punjab govt inaugurate Punjab Agriculture Commission’s Secretariat

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

USAID Pakistan Deputy Mission Director Julie Chen and Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha inaugurated the Secretariat of Punjab Agr...

Ministry recommends exporting 0.2 million tons of sugar

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

An inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir has recommended export of an additional quantity of 0.2 million tons o...

PM seeks early completion of development projects in Karachi

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair Umar to play an instrumental role and act as a bridge between the fede...

Pakistan's economic outlook promising: Fitch Ratings

PAR Feb 7, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Pakistan’s rating at ‘B’ with a ‘Stable’ outlook confirming the progress achieved by the present government unde...

Dastgir arrives in Brussels on four-day official visit

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

The Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan will arrive in Brussels today on a 4 day official visit. He will hold meetings with se...

World Economic Forum: Pakistan appreciated for liberal economic policies, CPEC

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

CPEC puts Pakistan in the spotlight at Davos, as world leaders and businessmen appreciate the liberal economic policies. PM Nawaz says that economic...

Zardari terms package ''too little too late''

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Asif Ali Zardari, former President of Pakistan and the Chairman of PPPP has rejected the compensation package announced by the Prime Minister for the...

PCMEA hails six percent rebate on carpet exports

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) has hailed the government's decision to provide 6-percent rebate on the carpet exports...

Saudi, Kuwait and Bahrain set to issue global bonds – ME funds become more wary of bonds: Poll

PAR Sep 10, 2016 0

DUBAI: Middle East fund managers have turned negative towards fixed income for the first time since January because of the prospect of US monetary tig...