Tag: sector

Technology shifts trends in Pakistan’s Hospitality Sector

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With all its perks, the hospitality industry has found its ways to sustain and strengthen consumer experiences when it comes to convenience, affordable rates and a variety of choices of hotels. Technology plays an important role through which the hospitality sector is contributing towards economy. Both customers and businesses are propelling from advances in communication, […]…Read More

Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Government to revive sick forestry sector of the Pakistan

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The government has approved Rs3.65 billion for the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) that will be used for tree plantation in the provinces. The media spokesperson of the programme Mohammad Saleem said that almost 100 million trees will be planted across the country at the cost of Rs10 billion. This amount will further be […]…Read More

Chinese delegation investing in agriculture sector of Pakistan

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A Chinese delegation of entrepreneurs under the guidance of Lee of Ministry of Commerce, China paid a visit to Islamabad chamber of commerce and industry Pakistan. They have shown interest in investing in producing silk worms, mulberries, and many other agro products of Pakistan’s agriculture sector. Chinese entrepreneurs in the first phase of the project […]…Read More

Chinese invited for JVs in energy sector

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources requested Chinese companies to explore investment opportunities in the energy sector in Pakistan. Five-time growth in demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) that is 30 MTPA (million tons per annum) expected within next five years. “Under the government to government sectoral framework agreements petroleum of Pakistan […]…Read More

France provides 100 million euros (11.5 billion PKR) soft loan for the sustainable energy sector reform program

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article image On June 21st, 2017, Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank […]…Read More

China asked to boost Pakistan’s SME sector

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The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) pointed out that the government must develop an effective strategy to attract Chinese investment in joint ventures in the SME sector which offer low-cost job creation and rapid poverty reduction. Atif Ikram Sheikh, Chairman Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Regional Committee on […]…Read More

Agri sector- an industry

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The agriculture sector is sharing 21 percent in country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), should be treated as an industry to help prompt economic growth, agro people opined. We have huge resources and Pakistan has been among the top agriculture and livestock producing countries said agriculture sector people. There is need of farm management to tap […]…Read More

China urged to assist Pakistan agri sector on climate change affects

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Right steps needed to tackle negative impacts of climate change. Global warming is causing negative impacts on environment. Adverse impacts of global warming are on glaciers, river flows, underground water recharge systems, agriculture and overall biodiversity in in Pakistan which require some drastic measures to cope this situation. There is a serious need for farmers […]…Read More

Skills on Wheels: PSDF and Uber to work on self-employment opportunities in Transport Sector

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Islamabad, 23 May, 2017: Under the direction of the Chief Minister of the Punjab, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif; Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) has taken concrete steps to create income generating opportunities for the unemployed youth of Punjab. PSDF and Uber signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), and announced to work together towards enhancing economic […]…Read More