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GSP plus status may benefit farming, fishery

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status can generate additional space for the country’s exports to EU which is Pakistan’s single largest trade partner with bilateral trade exceeding ten billion Euros."It provides an opportunity to Pakistan for improving its relations with the European Union in terms of trade, as well as economic/and political relations," said Chief Executive Officer Harvest Tradings, Ahmad Jawad, said while talking to the media in…Read More

B.Tech students for equal degree status with BE degree

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Hundreds of students from different universities and colleges, offering B.Tech programme, while demanding the formation of Pakistan Technology Council (PTC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology staged a protest in front of the Karachi Press Club.The students, who were protesting under the banner of Pakistan B.Tech Engineers Community (PBEC), said that as per the Higher Education Commission’s decision the 4-year B.Tech (Hons) degree is at par and compatible with B.E/B.…Read More

MFN status to India to stir competition regime

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Competition will raise in the region with the implementation of Most Favourite Nation (MFN) status to India from January 1, 2013,and need is to establish an effective an efficient quality infrastructure in all sectors, to compete well."The government has outlined a comprehensive strategy with an aim to develop a fast-growing, internationally competitive, and export-driven industrial sector. We have to focus on quality not only in our trade goods and industry but also in…Read More

Pakistan may lose farm state status

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan may fall into the bracket of food-importing countries in near future, if the government fails to take immediate measures to resolve the energy crisis, Engro Corporation President and CEO Muhammad Aliuddin Ansari told the media."We know that wealthy countries and international financial institutions dole out large amounts of aid to poor countries every year to meet their food requirements. I fear Pakistan may join the list of food-importing, poor countries if…Read More