Economy

Government of Japan through FAO supports the KPK Government for Locust Control in the Province

News Desk: The Government of Japan in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations handed over locust control items to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in a ceremony organized in Islamabad, under the Grant in Aid project titled “Project for the Restoration of Livelihoods in …

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Japan and Pakistan agreed on debt deferral of JPY 40 billion.

Islamabad: Japan and Pakistan agreed on debt deferral amounting to JPY 40 billion (approximately USD 370 million) for making fiscal space to fight against COVID-19 in Pakistan. This is in line with the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) agreed on April 15, 2020 and the MOU signed between Pakistan and …

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Afridi urges expansion of regional, global cooperation to help fight drugs menace

KARACHI – Minister for Narcotics Control & SAFRON Shehryar Khan Afridi Tuesday urged expansion in scope of regional and global cooperation to help save the world from the menace of drugs. Addressing the participants of 4th Trans-regional Cooperation Meeting on drugs control, Afridi said that Pakistan has been spearheading efforts …

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China will establish factories in Gwadar in next phase of CPEC: Ambassador Yao Jing

Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Monday said that more Chinese companies will invest in Allama Iqbal Industrial City, Talking to Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC) Chairman Mian Kashif Ashfaq, who called on him in Islamabad, Yao Jing said that they will establish export-oriented industries …

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Pakistan & Azerbaijan to ink accord on petroleum products supply

Islamabad: Pakistan is likely to sign a commercial agreement with Azerbaijan during the current month for supply of different petroleum products to meet its growing energy needs. The two sides had entered into an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) in February 2017 for supply of a number of oil and gas products, …

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