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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Pakistan should reorient its Public Sector Development Programme with pro-poor growth and complimentary governance reforms: Economic Experts

Islamabad, May 23, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pakistan should reorient its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) with pro-poor growth and complimentary governance reforms, invest on infrastructure development, redistribute wealth, enhance resource mobilization [...]

PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Green economy vital for sustainable growth

Islamabad, May 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): Green economy is vital for inclusive and sustainable growth. Eminent international experts and senior Pakistani officials and business representatives unanimously said it at the opening [...]

PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Representatives of workers federations express satisfaction over newly enacted ‘Industrial Relations Act 2012’

Islamabad, May 09, 2012 (PPI-OT): Representatives of workers federations have expressed satisfaction over the newly enacted ‘Industrial Relations Act 2012’, which allowed the fundamental rights of freedom of association of [...]

Pre-budget seminar identifies fiscal deficit, increasing inflation

Islamabad: Speakers at a pre-budget seminar identified fiscal deficit, increasing inflation, energy crisis and debt servicing as the key challenges in forthcoming budget 2012-13. They also suggested government to increase [...]

Trade liberalisation among South Asian countries could yield a minimum consumer welfare gain of approximately US$2 billion a year: Sustainable Development Policy Institute – CUTS International Study

Islamabad: While sharing the findings of research study ‘Cost of economic non-cooperation to consumers in South Asia (COENCOSA)” the speakers lamented South Asia, despite being home to most of the [...]

Information and Communications Technology experts recommended the government to immediately auction 3G/4G licenses in the country

Islamabad: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) experts recommended the government to immediately auction 3G/4G licenses in the country as the inaction was hindering growth in the telecom sector as well [...]

Sustainable Development Policy Institute celebrates 20th birthday

Islamabad: SDPI and other think tanks have been playing crucial role in the process of development across the globe through policy advice and bringing together stakeholders. The state has to [...]

Indo-Pak trade has potential of highest growth

Karachi: While highlighting the critical issues and comparative advantages, the speakers said that there will be a huge peace dividend if trade relations between India and Pakistan are strengthened. Trade [...]

Middle income countries drivers of global growth

Karachi: “Countries with larger proportion of middle class have achieved exceptional economic growth despite the recent global recession in national economies throughout the world” said Dr. Vaqar Ahmed, Head, Inclusive [...]

India-Pakistan preferential trade agreement a welcome move: CUTS

Islamabad: “India’s move towards negotiating a preferential trade agreement with Pakistan could be an important confidence-building measure which can catalyse peace-building efforts in other areas,” said Pradeep Mehta, Secretary General [...]