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Gawadar Project – CPEC
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Gawadar Project – CPEC

  Chinese Ambassador  and Federal Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi discusses the CPEC energy projects and Gwadar development   Islamabad : Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr Nong Rong and Federal Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi discusses the CPEC energy projects and Gwadar development Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr Nong Rong visited Ministry of Maritime Affairs...

President visit Karachi
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President visit Karachi

  *Change in social behavior towards impaired persons is needed, President Alvi* Karachi (VOM) : Dr Arif Alvi President of Pakistan while addressing launching ceremony of Boltay Huroof application said that federal government had introduced schemes in order to financially empower the special persons and the women. However, social behavior needs to be changed to...

National Bank update
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National Bank update

NBP CYBER ATTACK UPDATE Karachi : Following the cyberattack on its IT infrastructure on the night of the 29th of October, NBP assures its customers that their financial data has not been compromsied and has remained protected, confidential and secured. The Bank has countered the threats and repaired the affected parts of its sytems. NBP...

Experts warn of looming climate change impacts in Pakistan
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Experts warn of looming climate change impacts in Pakistan

*Experts warn of looming climate change impacts in Pakistan* Karachi : Climatic changes are expected to have wide-ranging impacts such as reduced agricultural productivity, increased variability of water availability, increased coastal erosion, sea water incursion and increased frequency of extreme climatic events in Pakistan, experts have warned. Pakistan Humanitarian Forum provided a platform to leading...

Industries and Production
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Industries and Production

*Prime Minister Imran Khan’s official visit to Tajikistan in couple of days, Bakhtyar* Islamabad: Federal Minister of Industries and Production Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar held a virtual interactive session with H.E Sherali Kabir, Minister for Industries and New Technologies, Government of Tajikistan. H.E Ismatullo Nasredin, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Pakistan and senior officials from both sides...

BOARD OF INVESTMENT LAUNCHES E-PORTALS FOR FACILITATING LOCAL AND FOREIGN INVESTORS
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BOARD OF INVESTMENT LAUNCHES E-PORTALS FOR FACILITATING LOCAL AND FOREIGN INVESTORS

Islamabad: 25 June, 2020 Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Mr. Atif Riaz Bokhari, launched three online portals, Electronic Joint Venture, Branch/Liaison office Management Information System and Special Economic Zones Information Portal, in an online event which was attended by the Secretary BOI, senior officers and other stakeholders including the World Bank, Department for International Development...

NA continues discussion on Federal Budget
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NA continues discussion on Federal Budget

ISLAMABAD National Assembly resumed its session at the parliament house in Islamabad on Monday with Speaker Asad Qaiser in the chair. At the outset, the house offered fateha for two Pakistani soldiers martyred in Waziristan and the departed souls of Mufti Naeem and Allama Talib Jauhari as well as those who died of coronavirus. One...

MOU signing ceremony of the financing agreements worth US$ 1,500 million with the three International Financial Institutions
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MOU signing ceremony of the financing agreements worth US$ 1,500 million with the three International Financial Institutions

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan witnessed the signing ceremony of the financing agreements worth US$ 1,500 million with the three International Financial Institutions (IFIs); the World Bank (WB), the Asian Development Bank (ABB), and the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB). The three programmes’ details are:- i) Covid-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program (CARES) US$...

NA Committee on Agriculture resolves Mango Export Issues
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NA Committee on Agriculture resolves Mango Export Issues

On the intervention of the Speaker National Assembly and the Special Committee on Agricultural Products various issues faced by Mango exporters and farmers have been resolved. The Iran Border will remain open for entire week and extended time to export mango; PIA Freight Charges for mango export drastically reduced and Provincial Agricultural Departments Convened to...

Dutch ambassador Wouter Plomp’s video message for business companies
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Dutch ambassador Wouter Plomp’s video message for business companies

Islamabad.Ambassador Wouter Plomp’s message for Dutch companies that are doing business with Pakistan or are interested in doing business in Pakistan. The Dutch Embassy in Islamabad is open and our economic team will be glad to support you. For more information please contact, Ms. Winnie van der Wal or Ms. Sundus Munawar at isl-ea@minbuza.nl. The...