Industrial Zones, Power Plants, CPEC To Help Increase Growth Rate

ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (APP): Chairman Board of Investment (BoI), Miftah Ismail Wednesday said that industrial zones, power plants and road infrastructure in the country would help increase growth rate. “The government will achieve 6 percent GDP target in the next fiscal year, ” he said

Askari Bank, Unionpay Sign Agreement For Debit Card Issuance

BEIJING, June 13 (APP): Askari Bank Limited (AKBL) and UnionPay International, one of the world’s largest payment schemes, has entered into an agreement to issue UnionPay QuickPass (NFC) and EMV Chip Cards in Pakistan. The initiative will allow AKBL customers to enjoy convenience of contactless

The Middle East Conundrum: What Is The Safe Passage For Pakistan?

Mired in its Afghan Policy quagmire, reeling from Trump led Saudi Arabian stunning uppercut and Panama JIT, Pakistan appears to have been left way behind in the past tense of rapidly evolving international power game. Saudi Arabia’s move to boycott tiny Qatar, citing its pro-Iran

Pak-India Likely To Improve Bilateral Relations After Joining SCO: China

BEIJING, June 1 (APP): China Thursday hoped that Pakistan and India, after becoming the full members of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during upcoming Astana Summit, would strictly follow the idea of good neighborliness and improve their bilateral relations by upholding the Shanghai spirit. “We hope,

India Won’t Include Australia In naval Drills, Fears China Backlash

Beijing: China, on Wednesday, welcomed India’s reported decision to reject Australia’s request to join this year’s Malabar naval exercises saying the security concerns of the different parties should be taken into account while holding such drills. “I have seen the relevant reports on the refusal

PSB-KOEN Sign MoU To Support Pak Ski Players

ISLAMABAD, May 25 (APP): Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and Korea South East Power Co (KOEN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the national Ski players participating in the forthcoming Winter Olympics Games scheduled to be held in Korea. As per the MoU,

Pakistan Navy Warship In Singapore Event

Pakistan Navy Ship ZULFIQUAR with embarked helicopter (Alouette) recently undertook goodwill cum training visit of Singapore and participated in Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) 50th anniversary celebrations. During its stay at Singapore port, the ship actively participated in International Maritime Review (IMR) 2017, International Maritime