Universities train young entrepreneurs from merged districts online with US cooperation
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Universities train young entrepreneurs from merged districts online with US cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Friday, July 24, 2020 (WNP/DL): Bahria University and Islamic International University Islamabad, in partnership with the US government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the local business community, launched a digital platform to provide business incubation training to select entrepreneurs from the merged districts of Khyber, […]

EU for joint venture in green economic recovery by investment, capacity-building
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EU for joint venture in green economic recovery by investment, capacity-building

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU)’s delegation to Pakistan Tuesday called on the Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam. Both sides discussed at length various matters of bilateral collaboration and cooperation-related opportunities in the fields of in green economic recovery through investment and green job […]

PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York has piqued Trump's interest, NA body told
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PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York has piqued Trump’s interest, NA body told

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): As the government goes about deciding which line it should eventually take to turn the PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York into a profitable entity, the luxury property has piqued the interest of a name all too familiar in American real estate: Donald Trump. The revelation came as a […]

Pakistan can benefit from French expertise in Agriculture, livestock sectors
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Pakistan can benefit from French expertise in Agriculture, livestock sectors

PARIS, Sunday, July 12, 2020 (WNP/DL): Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque Sunday said Pakistan can learn from French modern farming methods and agricultural best practices to increase its agriculture output, livestock yield and bring value addition to its dairy sector. He said this during his day long visit to various fresh […]

Pakistan, Afghanistan for trade ties promotion under US initiative
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Pakistan, Afghanistan for trade ties promotion under US initiative

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, July 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): The private sector representatives from Pakistan and Afghanistan met on Wednesday, July 8, to boost prosperity and create jobs in both countries. The participants in this United States (US) government-facilitated event addressed a range of trade issues between the two countries that have held back growth of the cross-border economy. […]

UAE allows commercial centres, restaurants to operate at 60 percent capacity
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UAE allows commercial centres, restaurants to operate at 60 percent capacity

ISLAMABAD, Friday, June 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), have raised the capacity of shoppers and diners allowed in commercial centres and restaurants to 60 percent while taking into consideration all relevant preventive and precautionary measures. According to a joint statement […]

UAE allocates $50 m to support Sudan's economic growth initiatives in collaboration with World Bank
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UAE allocates $50 m to support Sudan’s economic growth initiatives in collaboration with World Bank

ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, has announced that the UAE has pledged $50 million to support economic growth initiatives in Sudan in cooperation with the World Bank. The target of this initiative is to foster job creation and promote quality investments, which contribute to […]

Pakistan's inflation rate slows to 8.2pc year-on-year in May
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Pakistan’s inflation rate slows to 8.2pc year-on-year in May

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate slowed to 8.2 per cent year-on-year in May, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Monday. The inflation rate was 8.5pc in April, and currently stands at 10.94pc for the period from July to May, 2019-20. CPI peaked in January, registering 14.56pc […]

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CCP launches online systems for processing merger applications, complaint filings, conducting hearings

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, May 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): Amid the COVID-19 situation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) in order to facilitate the local and foreign investors intending to invest in Pakistan through mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, has launched an Online Merger and Acquisition Application filing system. Pakistan is a compulsory merger regime where the companies/undertakings […]