FTA To Be Signed Between Pak-Iran After Resumption Of Banking Channels

ISLAMABAD, April 25 (APP):Pakistan-Iran Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be signed between the two countries after State Bank of Pakistan and Central Bank of Iran resume banking channels. Joint Ministerial level meeting between Pakistan and Iran would be held in Tehran in first week of

Wb Offers Technical, Financial Help In Renewable Energy

ISLAMABAD, April 24 (APP): President The World Bank (WB) Dr Jim Yong Kim Monday offered The World Bank’s technical and financial help in technological improvements in the renewable energy sector. According to a message from Embassy of Pakistan, he was talking to Finance Minister Senator

Pakistan Is Fast Improving Ease Of Doing Business

ISLAMABAD, April 25 (APP): The present Government is committed to ensuring transparency in all sectors of the economy working closely with international organizations like OECD etc. for bringing good governance through transparency and fighting against corruption & tax evasion, Federal Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar

China Telecom To Set Up Resources To Complete China-Pakistan Information Corridor

BEIJING (China) April 25 (APP): China Telecommunications Corp will set up resources to complete cross-border telecom infrastructure initiatives including the China-Pakistan information corridor, the China-Laos-Thailand and the China-Bangladesh-Myanmar-India projects. “Cross-border telecommunication infrastructure is one of the first steps for international cooperation,” Deng Xiaofeng, CEO of

In A First, Adb Appoints Chinese Woman As Pakistan Director

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed, Xiaohong Yang, as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to a press statement issued by the ADB, Yang, who assumed office on April 24, is ADB’s first woman Country Director as well as the first Chinese national to

Pakistani Female Entrepreneurs Develop Speech Software For Patients

KARACHI: Two Pakistani female entrepreneurs – Shanza Khan and Rabab Fatima – have recently developed clinical software, aimed at assisting people with speech disorders. The software, called Bolo Tech, offers speech solutions in Urdu language to people suffering from speech problems, and hopes to improve their

Over Rs 479 Mln Released For Revenue Division Projects

ISLAMABAD, Apr 23 (APP): The government has so far released Rs 479.713 million for various projects of Revenue Division out of its total allocations of Rs 687.304 earmarked in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2016-17. Out of the total amount

Cpec Improves Local Infrastructure, People’S Life : Report

BEIJING, April 23 (APP): Local residents in Pakistan are witnessing significant changes in their live, two years after the launch of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme. The project, a key element of the Chinese government’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, was officially launched in 2015 during