Pak-U.S. Clean Energy initiative to address Pakistan’s energy challenges

The US and Pakistan have announced a new initiative facilitate, accelerate investment in clean energy projects, to help address Pakistan’s energy challenges. The partnership will allow the U.S., Pakistani, and international sector developers and investors to add at least 3,000 megawatts of clean power to Pakistan

Details

Pakistan and Turkey to develop bilateral cooperation in Agriculture sector

Pakistan and Turkey are set to deepen mutual collaboration in agriculture and livestock sectors by enhancing cooperation in areas of seed development, livestock, agro-based industries, and food processing. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood called on Turkish Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Mehmet Mehdi Eker..

Details

Key Trends shaping Pakistan’s e-commerce industry

In recent years, the trend of online shopping has caught up quite speedily in Pakistan. The country’s e-commerce market has more than doubled in 2014 to $60 million. The most common types of products Pakistani people buy online include clothing, electronics, mobile phones and footwear…

Details

Pakistan and EU enjoy strong Bilateral ties and Trade relations

Pakistan and European Union enjoy strong bilateral relations and recent statistics indicate signs of ever-growing trade ties. Member European Parliament Richard Howitt said on Friday that strong relations now exist between Pakistan and the European Union. The growing trade relations between Pakistan and EU are especially significant…

Details

Pakistan’s First Center for Women Entrepreneurs launched in Islamabad

The first-of-its-kind center for women entrepreneurs has been launched in Islamabad to provide training, support, and mentorship for women entrepreneurs in Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, inaugurated the Center which would increase women’s participation in the economy.

Details

Philippines invites Pakistani businessmen to Trade Expos

Ambassador of Philippines to Pakistan, Domingo D. Lucenario expressed that Philippines is keen to strengthen business ties with Pakistan in a meeting with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry President (RCCI), Syed Asad Mashadi at the Chambers office.

Details

Revival of Silk route offers Prosperity and Stability to Asia

Improved communication and enhanced transport infrastructures can open new avenues for sustainable development, stability and regional harmony in Asia. And the greater collaboration, especially among Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asian countries, can be achieved by reviving the historical Silk Route.

Details

Accord to motivate Nature friendly Business

In a bid to incorporate biodiversity friendly practices into business policies, an Agreement has been signed by IUCN Pakistan and the Climate Change Division, Government of Pakistan in Islamabad. The agreement aims to stimulate market demand for nature-friendly products and to enhance institutional capacities to scale up  in Northern Pakistan over a period of four…

Details

Pakistani Rural Women help revitalize Economy

Out of great disasters come great opportunities. This notion has fascinated and revived the humanity out of hardships since the earliest days. As Pakistan shifts from relief to recovery phase in the post-flood scenario, the focus was the rebuilding livelihoods. During these hard times, Pakistani women have emerged as the strength of the economy and…

Details

Regional Connectivity in South Asia urged

5th South Asia Economic Summit: “South Asia is one of the fastest growing yet one of the least economically integrated region”   Islamabad – Closer cooperation in the fields of trade, public diplomacy, and communication was advocated at the 5th South Asia Economic Summit which began in Islamabad on Tuesday. Speakers believed that, Pakistan and India…

Details

Women in Trade Initiative to encourage women in Business

Young generation filled with hope and passion can be a source of great strength for a nation but if their skills meet right kind of learning, they truly become an aset for the country as well as the world. To increase the the participation of Pakistani young women in the international trade sector, US Agency…

Details

Empowering Women for Agricultural Development

‘An Acre for Every Woman’ demanded In an informative world, which is often reminding us of the future threats for instance, food shortage, global warming, and water crisis; it surely is hard to believe that “we live in a world that is capable of feeding every person that lives on the planet” and women can…

Details