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Global growth set to strengthen to 2.7 percent as Outlook Brightens

Islamabad, June 05, 2017 (PPI-OT):The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7 percent in 2017 as a pickup in manufacturing and trade, rising market confidence, and stabilizing commodity prices allow growth to resume in commodity-exporting emerging...
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Pakistan to record highest growth rate in nine years: World Bank Report

Islamabad, May 20, 2017 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s Gross Domestic Product growth in Fiscal Year 2017 is expected to climb to 5.2 percent, the highest in nine years and the growth rate will continue to accelerate, reaching 5.5 percent in FY18 and 5.8...
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CM PUNJAB INVITES CHINESE COMPANIES TO INVEST IN HOUSING SECTOR

Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz has invited Chinese housing companies to investment in housing sector, especially in the construction of low-cost houses in the province.Talking to a delegation of Chinese housing company led by it's President Din...
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Earthquake Kills Eight People In Tajik-Populated County In China

Chinese authorities say an earthquake has killed at least eight people and injured 23 in a western district populated mainly by ethnic Tajiks.Officials said the 5.5-magnitude quake hit Taxkorgan Tajik County, in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Aut...
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5th Round of Pakistan-Lithuania Bilateral Political Consultations

The 5th Round of Pakistan-Lithuania Bilateral Political Consultations was held in Vilnius on May 9, 2017. The Pakistan side was led by Ambassador Zaheer A. Janjua, Additional Secretary (Europe), while Ambassador Eduardas Borisovas, Director for Latin A...
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Finance Minister met with Phillipines Finance Minister, other dignitaries

At the conclusion of the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammed Ishaq Dar met with the Philippines' Finance Minister, Mr. Carlos Dominguez and congratulated him on his election as the next Chair of the...
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Foreign Minister of Oman’s two-day visit to Pakistan

Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, H.E. Mr. Yousuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah will arrive in Pakistan on 7 May 2017 for a two-days visit, on the invitation of the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj ...
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IDB, ITC agree to work together on joint projects

<p>Jeddah (IINA) � Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the International Trade Center (ITC) have agreed to work together to implement joint projects and strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in member co...
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Pakistan condemns suicide attack in Kabul

The Government of Pakistan strongly condemns the suicide attack in Kabul that led to the loss of precious lives. Pakistan conveys its deepest sympathies to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injur...
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