• LAHORE: Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Chairman Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan Monday said the federal government should reconstruct and establish the Board of Investment (BOI) on the pattern of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet, in which it gives representation to the Provincial Board of Investment and Trade institutions in order to better coordination, and good investment friendly decisions.

  • ISLAMABAD: China is investing $62 billion in Pakistan through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of its Belt and Road initiative, which the government and public believe as a game-changer for the country’s destiny and senior government officials frequently speak highly of at local and international fora.

  • ISLAMABAD: Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan opened his three-day visit to Islamabad on Sunday by recalling the strength of the bilateral relationship and expressing the resolve that Pakistan and China would continue to safeguard each other’s interests.

  • 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

  • Launching ceremony of 1500 tons state of the art Maritime Patrol Vessel (MPV) being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW). Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat was the chief guest of the event. The Maritime Patrol Vessel is a multi-mission vessel with steel hull and aluminum super structure having length of 95m and breadth of 12.2m and can achieve maximum speed up to 26 knots. The ship has been built in technical collaboration with China Shipbuilding & Trading Company (CSTC) and Huang Pu Shipyard, China. The ship is fully equipped to enforce maritime security, search and rescue missions in maritime exclusive economic zone of Pakistan.

  • 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: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi said that Pakistan and the UAE have shared values, traditions and a common dream for regional development and prosperity. The existing economic cooperation needs to be enhanced in line with tremendous potential for trade and business between the two countries.