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China offers to make Diamer-Bhasha Dam project part of CPEC

China has offered to bring Diamer-Bhasha Dam project under the umbrella of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).This was informed at a meeting of the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms in Islamabad on Monday....
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World Bank helps Pakistanis Access Finance, Modernize Karachi

Islamabad, June 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):The World Bank approved a package of $223 million on Thursday to help millions of Pakistanis, especially women and the poor, to get access to financial services and to improve living conditions in parts of Karachi....
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Pakistan Army Claims Successful Operation Against IS-Linked Militants

Pakistan's military says it has foiled an attempt by militants linked to the extremist group Islamic State (IS) to establish a base in the southwestern region of Balochistan.The army said five soldiers were wounded and 12 "hard-core terrorists" of the ...
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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...
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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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