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Pakistan will soon reach higher economic growth: ADB

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Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang said Pakistan can achieve good economic status in coming years if we observe the pace of ongoing work for economic growth. “I am truly impressed by the efforts of Pakistan government to stabilize the macroeconomic indicators showed encouraging performance in the country during recent years. The […]…Read More

Pakistan’s economic growth to hit 5.5% in 2017/18: World Bank

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Flourishing agriculture with Chinese infrastructure would lead Pakistan’s economy to 5.5% growth in the economic year 2017-18 said the World Bank. The Washington-based investor projected this growth at 5.8 %. “Pakistan’s weather, cotton prices, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor infrastructure project and a stable macroeconomic environment together all have increased in private investment,” said the World Bank. […]…Read More

Govt exploring potential areas for economic development: Rana Tanveer

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article image SIDRA SAIF IBD: Pakistan council for Science and Technology (PCST) in collaboration with the University of Manchester, UK organised a one-day consultative workshop on "University-Industry Collaborative Interactions: Policy and Practical Implications for Pakistan". Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer Hussain presided the occasion and said that government is committed to fill the gap between SandT research and development centres and production sector for…Read More

Mainstreaming Environment in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is must to protect fragile Environment of Pakistan

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article image IUCN in partnership with Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a panel discussion on Mainstreaming Environment in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during the 32ndAnnual General Meeting of Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE)on the theme of "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Regional Integration". Mr. Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan chaired the session and emphasized on climate smart…Read More

Scientific application must for socio-economic uplift

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Vice Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Prof. Dr Aslam Uqaili has said that modern scientific application is being developed on the latest research-based knowledge in order to benefit the community at large for socio-economic development of the common people. He said this while addressing at the concluding ceremony of the recently held three-day training workshop on "Geo-informatics" at US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced…Read More

Water conservation guarantees socio-economic development

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Water is a key element for socio-economic development in Pakistan as it ensures not only better health as well as environment but also creates better jobs. Water is a precious asset that requires to be conserved for better human consumption and agriculture usage. These were the consensus points at an awareness seminar organized by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO), Unesco, Economic…Read More

Climate change affecting economic survival

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The climate change does not only threaten Pakistan’s food security, but it also posed a threat to Pakistan’s economic survival, that needs to be tackled with a wiser approach, Chairman Peoples Agricultural Commission Dr Amir Mohammad Khan has said. "The climate change is one of the biggest challenges faced by the agricultural sector, while the best strategies to combat this is developing climate zones and introducing supplementary irrigation for sustainable…Read More

PAEC focusing farm research for economic self-sufficiency

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: Scientists at Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) are working hard in various fields of scientific research to improve social and economic condition of the country, said Muhammad Naeem, Chairman PAEC, here at NIFA. Addressing a gathering of farmers in Nuclear Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Farmers Day, he said, "We believe in peaceful use of atomic energy and Pakistan is among few countries where this energy is being used in agriculture,…Read More

ICT uprising is fundamental for socio-economic advancement: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman has met Secretary-General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Houlin Zhou amid the ITU Telecom World occasion in Budapest, Hungary, says a press discharge on Wednesday. Amid the meeting the pastor highlighted that so as to make progress on the UN worldwide motivation for Information and Communications advancements (ICTs) for Sustainable Development, clear rules…Read More