MoU Seeks Pakistani Joint Ventures With Qatari Partners

Pakistan Business Forum Doha (PBFD) and Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry have entered into a long-term partnership aimed at promoting mutual cooperation and bilateral trade, investment and industry between Pakistan and Qatar. The move comes as post-blockade, there have become opportunities for Pakistani businesses to enhance their exports to Qatar as Qatari businesses seek […]

Tribute to Pakistani Icon: London Artist Paints Edhi’s Mural at Trafalgar Square

Edhi was a Pakistani philanthropist and social worker who established the largest private ambulance system all across Pakistan as well as Edhi homes for the abandoned children, orphanages, and shelter homes for the elderly. He died in July 2016.

Pakistan Navy Successfully Test Fires Land Based Anti-Ship Missile

The Pakistan Navy has successfully test-fired land based anti-ship missile as part of a training exercise from the coastal region. The test was conducted five days after the Navy and Pakistan Air Force jointly conducted long range anti-ship cruise missile firings in North Arabian Sea.

World Bank Estimates Pakistan’s Financial Capital Karachi Needs $10 Billion to be Livable, Competitive

The World Bank estimates that Pakistan’s largest metropolitan city Karachi– also its economic hub, needs $9 to $10 billion financing over 10-year period to meet its infrastructure and service delivery requirements.

Examining Debt Implications of Belt and Road Initiative

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) hopes to deliver trillions of dollars in infrastructure financing to Asia, Europe, and Africa. If the initiative follows Chinese practices to date for infrastructure financing, then BRI raises the risk of debt distress in some borrower countries,

Pakistan and China Have Signed MoU for Eradicating Corruption: NAB chairman

Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, Chairman of Pakistan’s corruption watchdog–the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), said Monday that Pakistan and China have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the eradication of corruption from both the countries. “Both the countries were jointly working towards ensuring transparency in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project,” he said repoAPP. While terming […]

Overseas Pakistanis ‘Own’ a $587 Million Org. Called ‘OPF’

IRSHAD SALIM — Pakistani expatriates collectively own a $587 million+ organization back home but were unaware until the newly appointed Chairman Board of Governors of the Overseas Pakistan Foundation (OPF) broke the news at a town-hall-style meet of more than 500 Pakistanis at the embassy in Riyadh. More than 2.5 million Pakistanis are in the […]