Category: Economic

15 Interesting Facts About Mississippi

[ad_1] Nicknamed “The Magnolia State” but also known as “The Hospitality State,” Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States of America on December 10, 1817. It has a population of 2,976,149 (as of 2019), making it the 34th most populous state. Mississippi is bordered by the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee. […]

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In meeting with John Kerry, PM Imran Khan stresses release of Afghan economic resources

[ad_1] Prime Minister Imran Khan (centre) meets United States’ Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Riyadh on October 25, 2021 on the sidelines of the “Middle East Green Initiative (MGI)” Summit. — Twitter/PakPMO Prime Minister Imran Khan stressed the need for positive engagement with Afghanistan and the release of seized economic resources and […]

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Pakistan seeks to strengthen relations with Japan

[ad_1] Prime Minister Imran Khan (right) meets Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Kuninori Matsuda at the PM Office in Islamabad on October 18, 2021. — PID PM Imran meets Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Kuninori Matsuda. Highlights Pakistan’s vital interest in a peaceful, stable Afghanistan. Japanese ambassador thanks PM for evacuations from Afghanistan. Prime Minister Imran […]

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PM Imran Khan hails Amazon approval to start operations in Pakistan, terms it 'great development'

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan termed it a ‘great development’ as the United States e-commerce giant Amazon has greenlighted to add Pakistan to its sellers’ list, saying it would enable the country’s young entrepreneurs to join the export market. “A great development as Amazon has finally approved that our sellers can export their goods […]

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FM Qureshi says negotiated political solution only way forward for Afghanistan

[ad_1] Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi (left) addressing a joint press conference along with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavusoglu following the trilateral meeting hosted by Turkey in Istanbul on April 23, 2021. — Twitter/SMQureshiPTI It is a unique opportunity for Afghans to show farsightedness, says FM Qureshi. FM Qureshi’s comments came during Pakistan-Afghanistan-Turkey trilateral meeting. We as […]

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Pakistan's GDP growth must be increased by 6 to 7 per cent: Shaukat Tareen

[ad_1] Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: The Federal Finance Minister  Shaukat Tareen has said that based on his 49 years of experience in the economic sector, he knows what should be done to boost the country’s economy.  “The country’s GDP growth must be increased by  at least 6 to 7 per cent,” Shaukat […]

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In Waziristan visit, army chief calls for vigilance against hostile attempts to back-pedal operation gains

[ad_1] Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa. — Still from ISPR video  Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has called for a need to remain vigilant against hostile attempts to reverse the gains of Operation Radd ul Fasaad,  according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief’s comments came during his visit to the North and South […]

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Former FBR chief Shabbar Zaidi suggests demonetizing Rs5,000 note from July 2021

[ad_1] Shabbar Zaidi believes  government should demonetize the Rs5,000 note and announce a demonetization plan two months before making the move  Zaidi believes that the move will improve documentation of the economy and ensure that banking prospers Former FBR chairman argues that demonetisation will also make bribery difficult Former head of the Federal Board of […]

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Govt has 'hidden agenda to destroy' press freedom, says PFUJ

[ad_1] Representational image. — File photo Arrears worth Rs6 billion are pending with the government, says PFUJ’s FEC meeting 8,000 media workers have lost their jobs due to the government’s “anti-media policies” FEC meeting concludes that four major obstacles are causing problems for media workers The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) said Tuesday that […]

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Govt decides to reopen schools in phases from Jan 18

[ad_1] Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood. File photo  ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) which met today with Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood in the chair decided to reopen schools in phases, Geo News reported quoting unnamed sources. Shafqat Mehmood said that classes 9th to 12th would start from January 18 while students of […]

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