SCOTT MOORE: Beneath the headlines, a massive water crisis is unfolding in Pakistan that has profound implications for the country’s stability and security. Rapid urbanization and conflict combined with corruption, crime and years of mismanagement have left a massive proportion of the population without access to clean water. And now, this long-festering crisis threatens to […]
Pakistan’s southeastern Sindh Province boasts vast investment opportunities, particularly in energy, infrastructure development, education, health, agriculture and in various other sectors. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah while addressing the Iran-Pakistan Business Forum on Tuesday, local media outlets reported. The program was attended by a large number of Iranian businessmen […]
The Supreme Court on Wednesday while hearing the case regarding illegal constructions of housing societies in Murree hills said buildings violating the law and regulations would be demolished under the supervision of the apex court. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial […]
Pakistan’s ban from international soccer has been lifted by FIFA following the end of “undue third-party interference” in the country’s football federation (PFF), the world governing body said on Wednesday. The ban, in force since October, had barred Pakistan’s teams, including the senior national side, from playing in international competition while the PFF was denied […]
Pakistan’s top corruption watchdog the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to probe into US$130 million (Rs14 billion) losses caused to the national exchequer for allegedly illegally awarding contract for Karachi-Lahore Motorway Section-111-Abdul Hakeem (230 Km) to state-owned China Railway 20 Bureau Group Corporation for US$1.345 billion (PKR148 billion). The board approved the inquiry against […]
Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Javad Zarif on Monday invited Pakistan to participate in Chahbahar seaport project and development of its link with Gwadar Port as he sought to allay concerns over Indian involvement in the Iranian port. “We offered to participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). We have also offered Pakistan and China to […]
The first ever major Scotland and Pakistan fashion event is to take place in Glasgow on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March. Alongside leading, big-name designers from Pakistan including Deepak Pervani, Umar Sayeed, Mahma Saleem, Shazia Kiyani, Emraan Rajput and Maazjee, the Scotland Pakistan Fashion Week aims to showcase up-and-coming Scottish designers. The inaugural event […]
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has continued its efforts to return top-level cricket to the country by announcing that Karachi will host a Twenty20 series against the West Indies, along with the final of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 competition. The announcement marks the return of international cricket to Karachi for the first […]
Pakistan’s largest saving and investment show “Capital Investment Summit & Expo 2018” is to being held at the Pak-China Friendship Center Islamabad from March 13-15. The 3-day event is a forum for government and business leaders to discuss current key investment challenges, as well as suggest a roadmap to achieve potential economic growth. The gathering […]
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 […]
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was awarded with United States Legion of Merit – the highest military award of US armed forces awarded to any foreign military high official. The ceremony took place in Rawalpindi.
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 Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi also repeated his previous statement saying the debates over doubts on PSL final in Karachi should be put to an end. He also made the commitment to bringing Pakistan Super League back to Pakistan in a year or two.
Pakistan was the epicenter of the hopes of the Muslims of the world, said Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Saleh bin Muhammad Al-Talib on Friday. The Imam-e-Kaaba is on a 3-day visit to Pakistan where he gave Friday sermon also.
A day after ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in Sialkot, a shoe was thrown at PML-N’s supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday, The incident comes days after another PML-N leader, Ahsan Iqbal, had a shoe thrown at him.
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.
Naveena Group has announced its foray into steel production business by establishing a 300,000 tons per annum (TPA) steel melting and re-rolling mill at Port Qasim in Karachi– Pakistan’s economic hub.
Pakistan on Friday reopened a key trade route with neighboring Afghanistan after a gap of three years — a move that was warmly welcomed by the country’s business community.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday told lawmakers that Pakistani troops have been stationed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for ‘internal security’ reasons, not to take part in the Yemen war, as other lawmakers had feared.
Hyundai had originally planned to set up a plant at BQIP. However, NIP’s bureaucratic issues forced the Korean auto giant to shift investment to the Faisalabad Special Economic Zone (FIEDMC) in Punjab.