Category Archives: World Bank

Spokesperson of Islamic Development Bank Group visits UNA headquarters

Jeddah Director General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Issa Khaireh Robleh received Spokesman of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Abdul Hakim Elwaer, at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah on Monday.

During the meeting, the two sides …

PM appreciates overseas Pakistanis for raising dams’ fund

Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated generous contribution and donations of the overseas Pakistanis in Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams fund.

He was talking to a delegation of overseas Pakistanis from Dubai, which called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The …

Govt determined for market access of Pakistani products in world: Dawood

Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood has said that efforts are being made to ensure greater market access for Pakistani products.

Talking to media in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he said Trade Agreement-II is expected with China by June …

Security forces recover huge quantity of arms, ammunition in NWA

In North Waziristan Agency, security forces recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Ghulam Khan area on Monday.

It includes shotguns, rocket propelled grenades, mortar shells and seventy-five kilogram explosive materials.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt giving top priority to power sector: Hafeez

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says the government is giving top priority to power sector to overcome its shortage.

In a statement, he said the sitting government added one hundred fifty eight megawatts electricity in the grid through hydle resources …

CM Punjab inaugurates Bab-e-Pakistan project in Lahore

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has inaugurated the project of Bab-e-Pakistan in Lahore on Sunday.

Bab-e-Pakistan project has been divided into two phases and is expected to be completed till 2020.

This project will be built on 117 acres …

Healthcare facilities being improved across province: Majid Abro

Balochistan Health Minister Mir Abdul Maajid Abro has said that healthcare facilities are being improved across the province.

Talking to people in Dera Murad Jamali, he said availability of doctors and paramedical staff at all health units and hospitals will …

Punjab govt launches Doing Business Reform Plan

Punjab government has launched the 100 Days to Doing Business Reform Plan to facilitate businesses and start-ups to improve the investment environment in the province.

The Doing Business reform agenda also seeks to improve Pakistan’s ranking on the Doing Business …

Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1 percent in 2018 but Future Potential Growth a Concern

Islamabad, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues, and as commodity-exporting developing economies benefit from …

Pakistan Mulls NATO Offer to Ship Afghan Supplies Through Gwadar Port

ISLAMABAD Pakistani officials say the U.S.-led NATO military coalition in Afghanistan has offered to import vital supplies through the southwestern port of Gwadar, calling it a much shorter and economically viable route into landlocked Afghanistan.

The federal minister for maritime …