Pakistan’s economy shifting from consolidation to growth phase: Tarin 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin says due to prudent fiscal policies and strict financial discipline, Pakistan’s economy is shifting from consolidation to growth phase. During a virtual meeting with Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana on Thursday, he said the Government&#8217Read More…

Pakistan keen to establish close ties with the Central Asian states: Fawad

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says our main economic point is to establish close ties with the Central Asian states and for this purpose we have high hopes from SCO.
At the outset of SCO summit in Dushanbe, he said we had potential meetings on the side-lines of the SCO summit. We met with the presidents of Belarus, Uzbekistan, Iran and KazakhstRead More…

Army Chief, UN High Commissioner for Refugees discuss matters of mutual interest

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today [Thursday]. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, and current situation in Afghanistan and collaboration in humanitarian assistance were discussed.
The COAS reiterated the need for convergence of global efforts to aRead More…

Prime Minister Imran’s active efforts for practical cooperation with China commendable: Lijian 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):China has appreciated the importance attached by Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistani government to practical cooperation with China, and their active efforts. At a regular press briefing in Beijing on Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Zhao Lijian said as all-weather strategic cooperative partners, the two sides have constantly deepened economic and tradRead More…

Prime Minister invites Tajik investors to invest in Pakistan

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited the Tajik investors to invest in Pakistan, assuring to extend full facilitation to them. Addressing Pakistan Tajikistan Business Forum in Dushanbe on Thursday, he noted that increased trade will benefit both the countries.
He said our current trade of eighty million dollars is minuscule and there is a lot of potential to bolster it. He said Read More…

Portal launched for online registration of freelancers 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque inaugurated portal for online registration of freelancers at Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) head office. Senior officials from MoITT and PSEB attended the event. The launching of the portal (https://pseb.org.pk/app/index.php) for registration of freelancers is among the many steps undertaken by the governmenRead More…

Board of Investment facilitates signing of bilateral Pakistan-China MoU in the tourism sector under the auspices of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Secretary Board of Investment (BOI), Ms. Fareena Mazhar expressed that the signing of a MoU on Establishing Cooperation Mechanisms among SCO Tourism Cities between the Qingdao Tourism Association and the provinces of Punjab and Sindh will prove to be a stepping stone in rejuvenating two-way tourism relations between Pakistan and China.
Ms. Mazhar stated that that BOI strongly beRead More…

Government continuing its focus to boost pulses production: Syed Fakhar Imam 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Annual review and planning meeting, Rabi, 2021-22 was organized by PARC’s PSDP funded Project “Promoting Research for Productivity Enhancement in Pulses” at NARC. Representatives from all the seventeen research and extension components jointly working under this project took part in the activity.
The participants presented their respective Kharif activities 2020-21 and gavRead More…

Pakistan will play its part in averting the emerging food crisis in Afghanistan 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):WFP Pakistan Country Director, Chris Kaye called on the Honourable Federal Minister, Syed Fakhar Imam in his office here on Thursday, 16 September 2021. The meeting was attended by senior officials of the MNFS and R. Minister said that the government of Pakistan will provide every support necessary to ensure that a humanitarian food crisis does not arise in Afghanistan.
He said Read More…

Bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the President of Kazakhstan 

Islamabad, September 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan had a bilateral meeting with President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan on the side-lines of the SCO Council of Heads of State meeting in Dushanbe today. The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations and discussed key regional and international issues. The leaders affirmed the commitment to enhance Pakistan-Kazakhstan relations in diverse fiRead More…