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Saturday, 28 February 2015
2. Revenue, GDP growth targets missed
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...  3.8pc growth in agriculture, 4.8pc improvement in the industrial sector and a 4.6pc rise in the services sector. The GDP growth rate target was missed as it improved by 4.14pc instead of 4. ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
3. 16 MoUs signed at business meeting
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... It was agreed to develop long-term and sustainable partnership in the fields of processed food, agriculture, textile, leather, pharmaceuticals and construction industries. The participants explored ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
... c growth and agriculture, stabilisation, education, and health. The State Department pointed out that projects funded by the United States would supply over 1,400 MW to the Pakistani power syst ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
Monday, 07 April 2014
6. Canada pledges support to local businesses
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... desirous of increasing its bilateral trade and investment as there are sectors where huge potential for cooperation exists. He said that energy and agriculture are the two areas in which cooperation ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday that Asia-Pacific had highest number of hungry people and asked the countries in the region to increase food production and ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
8. GDP grows 5pc in first quarter: SBP
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... r, industry and services were the major drivers of growth, while agriculture performed below target. As the industrial sector revived, import pressures reappeared, especially for capital goods and  ...
Friday, 28 February 2014
...  distribution), transport sector, (land, air and sea), mineral resource development, information and telecommunications infrastructure, agriculture and rural development, urban renewal and industria ...
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
10. ECC takes politically tough decisions
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... e National Tariff and Subsidy Policy Guidelines to end subsidies for domestic electricity consumers using above 200 units a month. The subsidy will also end for agriculture, commercial and industri ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
11. SBP projects economic growth rate of 3-4pc
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... r, it maintained that despite favourable developments, growing security concerns and persistent structural weaknesses continue to hamper economic growth. However, growth in agriculture is likely ...
Thursday, 16 January 2014
12. LNG to be imported from Yemen
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... from Yemen were also discussed. Similarly matters pertaining to deepening cooperation in education, vocational training, health and population, agriculture, fisheries and infrastructure development ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
13. Niche market for biomass power
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... kind in the public sector, the province wants to set an example for private investors to take the process further and help assign agriculture a role in solving national power crisis. According to ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
14. NBP finalises 4,000 youth loan applications
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...  to urban Pakistan. In about 60 per cent applications, loan for agriculture or agri-related businesses, including livestock, has been sought, said the sources. Livestock has greater potential fo ...
Tuesday, 31 December 2013
... nted in sectors and positions that are vulnerable, poorly paid and less secure. For instance, 42 per cent of working women/girls belonged to agriculture sector in 2012 compared with 36.0 per ce ...
Wednesday, 04 December 2013
16. Package unveiled to revive economy
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Friday, 29 November 2013
17. Power outages a misfortune for farmers
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Monday, 25 November 2013
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... ion Gwadar-Lasbela Livelihoods Support Project being run with financial assistance from International Fund for Agriculture Department. Around 55,000-60,000 people in Balochistan are engaged in fish ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
19. Food security major issue for Sindh
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KARACHI: A new agriculture policy with subsidies for farmers must be introduced to increase acreage of food crops and ensure food security in the province, said Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, a senior ...
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
20. Exporters ready to reap windfall
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...  portions of the crop in northern and western India. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on October 24 had already warned the onion crisis may continue for another two to three weeks. ...
Saturday, 26 October 2013
Thursday, 29 August 2013
...  that Iran had scrapped the contract for export of 30,000 tons of wheat. The Trading Company of Iran told the Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (Passco), the two entities tha ...
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
23. Heavy rains batter cotton crop
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...  of Rs6,200, according to market sources. Due to floods the targets for main Kharif crops might not be achieved this year, which will also affect agriculture output that contributes about 23% in the ...
Friday, 23 August 2013
... will also hold discussions on possible areas of cooperation in telecom sector and exploring areas for bilateral cooperation in agriculture, education, tourism and heath. Dar said despite interna ...
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
25. Australia allows import of Pakistani mangoes
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KARACHI: Australia has finally allowed import of mangoes from Pakistan after ensuing that the fruit will meet all quality standards set by its quarantine and agriculture department, an exporter said ...
Friday, 16 August 2013
... r, this total allocation includes health as well as Agriculture Education Rs. 1.8 billion, Arts Colleges Rs 15.6 billion, Archives and Museums Rs 0.27 billion, and Administration Costs Rs 11.1 billi ...
Monday, 12 August 2013
...  with 1,027 bags of rice was flagged by CBP agents at the Port of Chicago, and the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists discovered Khapra beetles, an invasive species, in th ...
Monday, 05 August 2013
ISLAMABAD: A shipment of rice from Pakistan was refused entry into the United States after US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists discovered Khapra beetles, an invasive species, ...
Thursday, 01 August 2013
29. Govt to complete Rs 12b energy projects
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... Nandipur power project besides signing a number of other power generating projects including a 120MW plant at Taunsa Sharif. "To lessen repercussions of loadshedding on agriculture, tube-wells on solar ...
Tuesday, 30 July 2013
30. Sindh to set up power plants on canals
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Monday, 29 July 2013

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