Hainan free trade port sets benchmark for China’s opening up

HAIKOU, China, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The construction of the Hainan free trade port has picked up steam since Chinese authorities drew up a plan for it three months ago, demonstrating China’s commitment to opening up amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aerial photo taken on April 3, 2020 shows a view of Hainan’s Boao Lecheng pilot zone of international medical tourism in south China’s Hainan PRead More…

Hainan free trade port sets benchmark for China’s opening up

HAIKOU, China, Sept. 14, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/ –The construction of the Hainan free trade port has picked up steam since Chinese authorities drew up a plan for it three months ago, demonstrating China’s commitment to opening up amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
With supporting policy packages, Hainan is becoming a popular destination for foreign investment and enterprises.
So far, the free trade port has landedRead More…

PM: (PM welcomes children returning to schools)

Islamabad:Prime Minister Imran Khan has said it is our priority and collective responsibility to ensure that every child can go to school safely to learn. In a tweet on Monday, he said tomorrow (Tuesday) we will welcome millions of children back to school. He said the government has worked to ensure that school operations are aligned with public health safety rules on COVID-19. Read More…

PM: (Pakistan wins Global Islamic Leadership Award)

Islamabad:Pakistan has been awarded with Global Islamic Leadership Award in recognition of its efforts for promotion of Islamic Financing. The award was received by President Dr Arif Alvi at the 10th Global Islamic Finance Awards Ceremony here on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the President noted that Islamic Financing is increasing around the world but its full potential yet needs to be exploited. He apprecRead More…

Minister: (Railways’ ML-1 project to boost economy: Rashid)

Islamabad:Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that ML-I is a game changer project that will give a boost to Pakistan’s economy. He was talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing who paid a farewell call on him here on Monday. The Minister said we are working on Peshawar-Jalalabad and Quetta-Kandahar rail network, which will improve regional connectivity. He appreciated the role of the Chinese Ambassador Read More…

(Commerce): Nestle Pakistan launches cuisine book ‘Dining Along The Indus’

Karachi:Nestle Pakistan recently launched a book – Dining Along The Indus. The book was earlier unveiled in 2019 in collaboration with Pakistan Mission to the United Nations at UN Headquarters in New York. Dining Along The Indus is an accolade to Nestle’s purpose of Good food, Good life, and is a reflection of the love Pakistani people have for food. Sharing his thoughts, Waqar Ahmad, Head of Corporate Affairs, Read More…

(City): Rain expected in lower Sindh

Karachi:Met office has said that on Monday, hot and dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, lower Sindh and Gilgit Baltistan during evening/night. On Tuesday, hot and dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper KhyberRead More…

(District): Elderly man drowns near Khairpur

Karachi:An elderly man drowned in Indus flood near Ripri town of district Khairpur Mirs on Monday. According to rescue sources, a 60-year-old man, Mir Mohammad Jodh, was crossing the flood water when he drowned on the outskirts of village Abdullah Jodh near Ripri town. Villagers recovered and shifted him to a local hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead. Later, his body was handed over to the heirs. The inRead More…

(Health): Time demands to update education system: SSUET VC tells moot

Karachi:Vice Chancellor of Islamia University of Bhawalpur, Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob, visited Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) and shared his views for the global change. He gave an impressive and informative presentation on how to live with the changing scenario in the world over. He was of view to encourage the pursuit of learning because knowledge is power. “New ideas and innovatRead More…

President: (Pakistan desirous of expanding trade ties with Ethiopia: President)

Islamabad:President Dr Arif Alvi has said Pakistan attaches great significance to its ties with Ethiopia and wants to expand trade and commercial relations with it for the mutual benefit of the two sides. He was talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Ethiopia Shozab Abbas here on Monday. The President asked the ambassador-designate to work for further improving bilateral relations between Pakistan and ERead More…