Wednesday , October 18 2017

Business

Aqsa Majeed becomes world’s youngest Chartered Accountant

Islamabad: Aqsa Majeed Memon, belonging from Sakrand town of Sindh Province has become the world’s youngest Chartered Accountant. Aqsa, a daughter of shopkeeper Majeed Ahmed Memon, born in 1999, got her early education from her hometown and passed took FIA course in September 2014 and completed it in August 2015. …

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Pakistan’s GDP growth rate is even higher than China: Harvard Study

Islamabad: Pakistan’s predicted annual growth rate over the next 10 years is nearly 6 per cent, according to the revised growth projections presented by researchers at the Centre for International Development (CID) at the Harvard University. This is a one-point GDP increase as in the CID’s earlier projections, Pakistan GDP …

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ADB, AFD approve $400m to accelerate energy reforms

Islamabad: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) Friday approved over $400 million in loans to support Pakistan’s efforts to provide a more reliable and secure energy sector. The $300 million in ADB assistance, the third such loan under the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform program, …

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Sanctions on Iran still hampering IP gas pipeline project

Islamabad: Official sources in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on Friday has said that a few international sanctions on Iran including ‘dollar transaction’ are causing delay in execution of the much awaited Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project between the two countries. “As soon as the sanctions are completely …

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Advisory forum established to promote TVET in KP, FATA

By Rehmat Mehsud Peshawar: In yet another development, stakeholders from public and private sector formed an advisory forum to support implementation of reform in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The TVET Advisory Forum, which has been notified by the …

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