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Maritime Ministry to launch project for fishermen community

November 25, 2020 |

Ministry of Maritime Affairs, in collaboration with Bank of Punjab and Kamyab Jawan Programme, would launch a major initiative for fishermen community, in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s vision of Blue Economy. This was stated by Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi, in a press release, in Islamabad. The Minister said fishermen are […]

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PM directs to ensure necessary support to textile sector

November 25, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Commerce and Industries Ministries to ensure all necessary support to the textile sector. In his tweets on Wednesday, he pointed out that Faisalabad textile industry is seeing a massive rise in demand and export orders.  He said his instructions to the relevant ministries are aimed at enabling the […]

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Strengthening Pak-Afghan trade ties to ensure bright future for next generation: NA Speaker

November 24, 2020 |

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser says further removing trade bottlenecks between Pakistan and Afghanistan would ensure bright future for our next generation. He was chairing the 5th meeting of Executive Committee of Pak-Afghan Parliamentary Friendship Group in Islamabad. The Speaker said implementation of the recommendations of the recent conference on finding new avenues of trade […]

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Pakistan improves rank on border index due to implementation of TFA: Hafeez

November 23, 2020 |

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation level of Pakistan has reached 79% this month from 34% in June 2018. In a tweet, he said that it is greater than India, Bangladesh and average of all WTO countries. The Advior […]

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Govt to launch major initiative for fishermen community: Zaidi

November 23, 2020 |

Ministry of Maritime Affairs in collaboration with Bank of Punjab and Kamyab Jawan Programme, would launch a major initiative for fishermen community, in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s vision of Blue Economy. This was stated by Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi in press release in Islamabad today (Monday). The Minister said fishermen […]

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IUB successfully evolves three new cotton varieties of IUB-13, IUB-222 and MM-58

November 20, 2020 |

Islamia University Bahawalpur’s department of plant breeding and genetics has successfully evolved three new cotton varieties of IUB-13, IUB-222 and MM-58. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Dr Athar Mahboob told our Radio Pakistan Bahawalpur Correspondent that the university is continuing its research and soon will evolve another cotton variety IUB-4 which will be resistant […]

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Govt to engage stakeholders on proposed Pakistan-Afghanistan Preferential Trade Agreement: Adviser on Commerce

November 20, 2020 |

Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood says Ministry of Commerce will engage with all stakeholders on the items to be placed in the proposed Pakistan-Afghanistan Preferential Trade Agreement. In a tweet on Friday, he said the Ministry is looking at Engineering, Pharma, Cement, Building materials, Fruit, vegetables, and other items. The Advisor asked all stakeholders […]

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Govt’s top priority to promote value added exports, industrialisation: Hafeez

November 19, 2020 |

Advisor on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says government’s top priority is to promote value added exports and industrialisation in the country. In a tweet, he said to support export industry, PTI government ensured a market driven exchange rate, competitive energy prices and resolution of liquidity issues. He said as a result exports […]

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Govt making all out efforts to facilitate farmers in country: Fakhar Imam

November 19, 2020 |

Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam has said that government is making all out efforts to facilitate farmers in the country. Talking to news persons in Lahore on Thursday, he said the farmers should adopt advance tools and modern technology to enhance the per acre yield of crops. Fakhar Imam said the Federal […]

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Govt to continue efforts for export-oriented sustainable growth: Dr. Hafeez

November 19, 2020 |

Prime Minister’s Adviser Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said the government will continue its efforts for an export-oriented and domestic productivity-driven sustainable growth in the country. In a tweet on Thursday, he said the PTI government inherited a Current Account Deficit of 19.2 billion dollars, which we reduced to three billion dollars in last fiscal […]

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Rupee Witnesses Its Biggest Drop Against the US Dollar in 5 Months

November 18, 2020 |

The Pakistani rupee further weakened against the USD on Wednesday. This is the second consecutive day where the rupee has fallen after a 22-day winning streak against the greenback. In the interbank market, the rupee closed at 159.83 per dollar, compared to yesterday’s closing of 158.31. It lost Rs. 1.52 against the greenback during the […]

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Govt will fully support wealth creation, industrialization: PM

November 18, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will fully support wealth creation and industrialization in Pakistan to promote economic activities in the country. Addressing businessmen and industrialists in Faisalabad on Wednesday, he said it is main policy of the government to industrialize Pakistan, which is vital for job creation as well. He said suggestions […]

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