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Pakistan’s agriculture sector to invigorate under CPEC

Pakistan’s agriculture sector to invigorate under CPEC

ISLAMABAD (APP) The recent inclusion of agriculture sector in the Long Term Plan of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) provides Pakistan an opportunity to significantly reduce its huge trade deficit of around US$9 billion with China by exportingmore value added agriculture products to China to tap its growing demand of food commodities.Under the project, China […]

ECC to discuss matters related to power sector today

ECC to discuss matters related to power sector today

ISLAMABAD  – Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar will be held Islamabad today (Wednesday).The committee is expected to discuss matters pertaining to power sector.It is pertinent here to mention that on Monday, ECC meeting chaired by Finance Minister had deferred the decision of hike in the power tariff by Rs3.75 […]

Power sector losses of Rs200b to be recovered from defaulters

Power sector losses of Rs200b to be recovered from defaulters

ISLAMABAD: The country’s economic managers are looking to recover a loss of Rs200 billion from power-sector defaulters and bring down the overall loss to 16.3%, as allowed by the regulator.It turned down the Power Division’s plea to pass on the Rs200-billion loss on account of electricity theft to honest consumers which were paying their bills regularly. […]

PR Pakistan and France deepen cooperation in the Higher Education sector

PR Pakistan and France deepen cooperation in the Higher Education sector

Paris 20th June, 2018. “Pakistan Day” a joint initiative of Higher Education of Pakistan (HEC) and its French counterpart campus France, was held in Paris today. This is the third event of its kind, which is aimed at deepening cooperation in higher education between Pakistan and France.Addressing the opening ceremony, Dr. Arshad Ali, the Executive Director […]

Indian forces resort to unprovoked firing in Harpal, Charwah Sector

Indian forces resort to unprovoked firing in Harpal, Charwah Sector

RAWALPINDI :Indian troops initiated unprovoked cease fire violation along Working Boundary targeting civil population with mortars and heavy weapons in Harpal and Charwah Sector since early Monday morning. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Rangers Punjab is effectively responding and targeting those Indian posts which initiated fire. However, intermittent fire continues.”unprovoked” Indian firing across […]

10 percent quota for women in public sector employment fixed

10 percent quota for women in public sector employment fixed

ISLAMABAD:The government has fixed 10 percent quota for women in public sector employment with Punjab raised this to 15 percent and in Sindh job quota for women in police has been increased from 2 percent to 5 percent. According to official document, 184 posts for women have been created at different tiers, and 70 percent […]

Islamabad, NA committee on National health services approved Public sector development program with some suggestions

Islamabad, NA committee on National health services approved Public sector development program with some suggestions

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 28, 2018 Islamabad, 36th meeting of the Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination was held today under the Chairmanship of Dr.Hafeez-ur-Rehman Khan Drishak, MNA. The Committee considered Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) in detail and approved the same with some suggestions. The Committee highlighted the loopholes in on-going and new […]

Pakistan has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development.

Pakistan has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development.

Pakistan Government duly recognizes the importance of societal development and empowerment of people and has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development. This was stated by the Mr. Haseeb Athar Secretary, Ministry of Education Pakistan in his country statement at the 201st Session of the UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris, France. […]

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

RAWALPINDI (Yes News) – Indian troops carried out unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Zafarwal sector on Monday morning. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian army opened firing at 8:30 am Pakistan Rangers Punjab responded effectively and silenced the guns of enemy. However; no loss of life or property has been reported yet. […]

Pak seeks France’s Cooperation in Higher Education Sector

Pak seeks France’s Cooperation in Higher Education Sector

Paris (Umair Baig) Bilateral cooperation between the higher education sectors of France and Pakistan especially for the Master and Doctorate degree programs in the engineering, management and research fields would help provide high quality human resources to Pakistan’s growing and expanding industrial and manufacturing sectors. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France […]