• ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday formally approved the ‘Prime Minister Kamyab Jawan Programme’ to give practical shape to the government vision of youth empowerment, well-being and welfare

  • ISLAMABAD - The exports of cement from the country witnessed an increase of 30.89 percent during the first ten months of ongoing fiscal year against the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

  • Pakistan and Bulgaria have agreed to work together for promotion of bilateral trade and investment.

    The agreement was reached at the two-day second session of Pakistan-Bulgaria Inter-Governmental Commission, which concluded in Islamabad on Tuesday.

    Secretary Economic Affairs Division Noor Ahmed led the Pakistani side while Bulgaria's Deputy Minister of Economy Liliya Ivanova headed her country's delegation.

  • PM’s adviser says incumbent regime aims to facilitate industrial relocation from China
    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to start the electrification process at the special economic zones (SEZ). The first SEZ that would get immediate relief in this regard would be the Bin Qasim Industrial Parks in Karachi.

  • ISLAMABAD: Around 2,250 individuals from across the globe have so far applied online to obtain Pakistan’s visa, according to data released by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday.

  • ISLAMABAD    -   Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Haroon Sharif Sunday said that  Rashakai, Special Economic Zones (SEZs) had a strategic significance as it was closer to Afghanistan and resources rich Central Asian Republics (CARs). Rashakai SEzs was a joint venture between the Chinese company of China Road and Bridge Cooperation (CRBC) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government aiming to provide the facility of ease of doing business in the area, Haroon said.

  • Secretary Commerce, Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera, held consultations with the business community in Faisalabad on the recently concluded Phase II of Pakistan China FTA, on export growth with the trade associations and discussed the industrial infrastructure development with Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC).

  • ISLAMABAD (APP) – Secretary Commerce Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera said the government was fully committed to catalyzing private sector to contribute towards strengthening the national economy and boosting the country’s exports.

  • Pakistan Railways (PR) has resumed container train service from Karachi to Lahore bringing an end to the 22-year suspension on Monday. With 70 containers, the train left Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), Karachi Port Trust (KPT). Federal Minister for Railways Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad inaugurated the ceremony. Divisional Superintendent (DS) Syed Mazhar Ali Shah, chairman Karachi Port Trust (KPT), Divisional Commercial Officer (DCO) Ishaq Baloch and other officials of KPT and PICT were also present.

  • Federal government has released 578.8 billion rupees under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), so far for various ongoing and new social sector uplift projects.