Monday November 19, 2018 00:09

PAKISTAN Press Releases

Country and sector risks worldwide: Some emerging economies become increasingly General—16 Oct 18

- Higher oil prices and continued capital outflows from emerging markets mark the third quarter of 2018 - A wave of sectorial downgrades in Turkey and Argentina - Risks improve in Central Europe and the CIS - Downgrades for Pakistan and Nicaragua,

World Bank Ready to Support Reform Plans of New Pakistan Leadership Stcoks—30 Aug 18

ISLAMABAD, August 29, 2018 – The World Bank today said it was ready to support the reform plans of the new government in Pakistan that are needed to stabilize the economy and accelerate growth to end poverty and boost prosperity. The commitment was

Pakistan must repeal discriminatory measures leading to persecution of Ahmadis, say UN General—25 Jul 18

The Government of Pakistan must repeal discriminatory provisions in its electoral law which is leading to members of the Ahmadiyya minority being persecuted and targeted in violent attacks, say two UN human rights experts*. "With national elections

ภาพข่าว: ปากีสถาน ขนทัพสินค้าจัดแสดงในงาน Pakistan: Single Country ทั่วไป—24 Jul 18

มร.อาซิม อิฟติคาร์ อาห์หมัด (ที่ 2 จากขวา) เอกอัครราชทูตสาธารณรัฐอิสลามปากีสถานประจำประเทศไทย พร้อมด้วย นายสกนธ์ วรัญญูวัฒนา ผู้ช่วยรัฐมนตรีประจำกระทรวงพาณิชย์ของไทย (ที่ 2 จากซ้าย) ร่วมเปิดงาน "Pakistan: Single Country Exhibition" ครั้งแรกในไทย

ปากีสถาน ปลื้ม! งาน Pakistan: Single Country Exhibition คนแห่ซื้อสินค้าแน่น มั่นใจการค้า 2 ประเทศปี ทั่วไป—19 Jul 18

รัฐบาลสาธารณรัฐอิสลามปากีสถาน จัดงาน "Pakistan: Single Country Exhibition" งานแสดงสินค้าระดับพรีเมียม สำเร็จเกินคาด ด้านผู้ประกอบการไทยร่วมสัมมนาเพิ่มโอกาสทางธุรกิจ และเจรจาจับคู่การค้าเพื่อมองหาโอกาสทางธุรกิจในปากีสถานอย่างเนืองแน่น

The 2018 WISE Awards Winners Announced General—18 Jul 18

The WISE Awards recognize six innovative education initiatives from Nigeria, China, USA, Pakistan, South Africa and Canada The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), announced today the six 2018 WISE Awards

ภาพข่าว: ปากีสถาน ขนทัพสินค้าจัดแสดงในงาน Pakistan: Single Country ทั่วไป—13 Jul 18

มร.อาซิม อิฟติคาร์ อาห์หมัด (ที่ 2 จากขวา) เอกอัครราชทูตสาธารณรัฐอิสลามปากีสถานประจำประเทศไทย พร้อมด้วย นายสกนธ์ วรัญญูวัฒนา ผู้ช่วยรัฐมนตรีประจำกระทรวงพาณิชย์ของไทย (ที่ 2 จากซ้าย) ร่วมเปิดงาน "Pakistan: Single Country Exhibition" ครั้งแรกในไทย

ปากีสถาน ขนทัพสินค้ากว่า 100 บูธ ชวนช้อป-จับคู่ธุรกิจ ครั้งแรกของไทย ทั่วไป—11 Jul 18

รัฐบาลสาธารณรัฐอิสลาม ปากีสถาน ชวนร่วมงาน "Pakistan: Single Country Exhibition" พบกับผู้ประกอบการกว่า 100 บูธ มาจัดแสดงสินค้าระดับพรีเมียม อาทิ อาหารทะเล, สิ่งทอ, เครื่องหนัง, เครื่องประดับ, หินอ่อน, อุปกรณ์การแพทย์, เฟอร์นิเจอร์, อาหาร, งานฝีมือ

World Bank Supports Regional Connectivity and Renewable Energy in Pakistan Stcoks—15 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 - The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor

World Bank Statement on Meetings with Pakistan on the Indus Waters Stcoks—23 May 18

Washington, May 22, 2018 - Senior World Bank officials met on May 21-22 with a delegation from the Government of Pakistan at their request to discuss issues regarding the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the Treaty to seek an amicable

SWAFF: 2018 FIFA World Cup Heralds Turning Point For Footballs Frontier General—01 Jun 18

- Green Light For New SWAFF Region To Help More Nations Qualify For Football World Cup Events. - 13 founding members to include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE - SWAFF initiative hailed as 'milestone' in

THAI Prepares to Serve Islamabad International Airport in Pakistan Lifestyle—04 May 18

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) is prepared to provide flight operations to and from the newly constructed Islamabad International Airport in Pakistan, beginning 3 May 2018. As of 3 May 2018 onwards, all international flights

Housing Finance in Pakistan to Become Accessible and Affordable Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – The World Bank today approved $145 million to expand home owner-ship including women and the poor through access to affordable housing finance in Pakistan. The Pakistan Housing Finance Project (PHFP) will support

CPEC offers enormous potential to Boost Pakistan Economy, Report Says Stcoks—23 Mar 18

With investments in road, railways and ports, the $60 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offers enormous potential for Pakistan to boost its economy, reduce poverty, spread benefits widely and help those likely to be affected by the new

GFSI Recognises Excellence in Food Safety With its Global Market Awards General—08 Mar 18

- Four companies, Nuts and Legumes Co. (Pakistan), Plantation Industries Limited (Nigeria), Fuji Foods Co. Ltd. (Japan) and ASOCIACIONES AGROINDUSTRIALES SERRANAS S.A DE C.V (Mexico), recognised for application of the GFSI Global Markets Programme on

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Stcoks—07 Mar 18

On March 5, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the first Post-Program Monitoring Discussions [1] with Pakistan. Pakistan's near-term outlook for economic growth is broadly favorable. Real GDP is expected to grow

Honda Achieves its Best Automobile Sales Record in the Asia Oceania Region in Automotive—25 Jan 18

- In 2017, Honda achieved record automobile sales in the Asia & Oceania region of over 790,000 units, up 12% compared to 2016 sales. - Honda achieved its highest-ever annual sales in Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, and Pakistan in 2017. -

IMF Staff Completes Mission for the First Post-Program Monitoring to Stcoks—15 Dec 17

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

Huawei Marine and Tropical Science Commences Work on the Construction of the PEACE Submarine Cable IT—06 Dec 17

Huawei Marine today announced it has commenced work on Desk Study and Marine Survey works in conjunction with key investor Tropic Science Co., Ltd. (Tropical Science) to construct the Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) submarine cable, which

High Efficiency Irrigation gets further Boost in Pakistan Stcoks—01 Dec 17

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2017—The World Bank today approved an additional $130 million to continue supporting farmers in Punjab province to use water more efficiently. Adopting and installing drip and sprinkler systems will significantly reduce

AIT signs agreement with Balochistan Development Network General—22 Nov 17

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Balochistan Development Network (BDN), a membership-based network comprising of 25 civil society organizations of Balochistan, Pakistan. The MoU was signed by

Pakistan#s Proposed Sukuk Assigned #B# Preliminary Rating Stcoks—21 Nov 17

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 21, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary 'B' long-term foreign currency rating to the planned U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk (trust certificates) issuance by The Third Pakistan International

SP Standard+Poor#s SP+Global+Ratings Stcoks—21 Nov 17

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 21, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'B' long-term foreign currency rating to the proposed benchmark sized U.S. dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes issued by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Pakistan Ambassador for expansion of cooperation with AIT General—16 Nov 17

Ambassador of Pakistan to Thailand, H.E. Mr. Asim Iftikhar Ahmad has desired an expansion of cooperation between Pakistan and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Speaking to AIT official on his visit to the Institute on 8 November 2017, the

IEP#s 2017 Global Terrorism Index: Terrorism Deaths Down 22% Compared to 2014 Peak as Radical General—15 Nov 17

- For the second consecutive year, the total number of deaths is down with a 13% YOY reduction compared to 2015. - Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, four of the five countries most affected by terrorism, recorded 33% fewer deaths. - The largest

Accelerated Reforms Needed for Higher Growth, Job Creation Stcoks—10 Nov 17

KARACHI, November 9, 2017– Pakistan needs accelerated economic reforms to speed up growth, create more jobs and bring more stability by addressing growing fiscal and current account deficits, the World Bank said today in a report. The World Bank's

GSL#s New Middle East Service (GCX) to Commence in November General—01 Nov 17

Gold Star Line is pleased to announce the launch of a new Middle East service, named GCX, connecting China, Pakistan and the Middle East. (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/593120/Gold_Star_Line_Logo.jpg ) (Photo:

World Bank to Continue to Support Pakistan Economic Reforms Stcoks—17 Oct 17

WASHINGTON, October 16, 2017— The World Bank said today it would continue to support Pakistan to implement broad economic reforms and address current risks towards achieving its development aspirations. The statement was made after discussions with