Tag: national economy

CPEC to be a game-changer for the whole region: President Mamnoon

PAR Sep 13, 2017 0

President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bolster national economy and would prove to be a game chan...

Agriculture uplift stands at the heart of development: CM

par Aug 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that agriculture is the backbone of the national economy. Talking to a delegation of the Pakist...

Textile sector to get Rs15 billion under PM’s package by August 14

par Jul 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Textile Industry on Wednesday emphasised the importance of value addition and promoting and fac...

CM Sindh directs to provide special security for Chinese working on CPEC projects

PAR Jul 17, 2017 0

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed police department to provide adequate security to the Chinese working on CPEC related p...

No load shedding in next few months, as CPEC projects reach completion: Dastgir

PAR Jun 3, 2017 0

Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan says the government is striving hard for strengthening national economy. Addressing a ceremony at Guj...

APTMA concerned over lingering goods transporters’ strike

PAR May 18, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Aamir Fayyaz has expressed concerns over suspension of the Karachi port operations, saying...

Smugglers have fear of customs in their mind: Riaz Hussain

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

FAISLABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled smuggling attempts of miscellaneous goods worth Rs236.67 million which involves...

Sialkot Customs surpasses assigned target by Rs250.47m during January

PAR Feb 11, 2017 0

SIALKOT: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Sialkot Appraisement Department generated Rs761.47million revenue during January 2017 against the set ta...

Government prepares to engage 0.1 million youth for CPEC-related technical training

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Islamabad: A PC-1 for Prime Minister Youth Skill Development Programme (PMYSDP) (Phase IV) has been submitted to Ministry of Education and Professiona...

KPT faces slow pace of work due labourers strike

PAR Dec 29, 2016 0

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) faces slow pace of work after the labour of the Karachi Dock Labor Board declared a strike named “go slow” for t...

Textile sector said contributing 65 percent to Pakistan's forex earnings

PAR Dec 10, 2016 0

President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh while addressing a 24-member delegation of Pakistan Provi...

ADB agrees to finance extension of Pehur High Level Canal

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Asian Development Bank (ADB) agreed to finance the extension of Pehur High Level Canal to boost up the agricultural activities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a...

Gujranwala Customs Intelligence impound truck, smuggled tyres

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

SIALKOT: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Gujranwala impounded a Mazda Truck and confiscated 122 smuggled foreign origin tyres at Kamoke To...

Heat-tolerant cotton: UAF vice chancellor meets body of Asia Regional Course

PAR Nov 18, 2016 0

A 14-member delegation of Asia Regional Course on breeding and other techniques for the development of heat-tolerant cotton mutants visited the Univer...

Free market policy to continue: government to pull out of cotton business: official

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

Free market policy will continue and government will pull completely out of cotton business and focus mainly on regulation, said Aamer Irshad Chief Fo...