Pakistani workforce recruitment in Japan underway: Zulfikar Bukhari

Newswire Islamabad: Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari has said that Pakistan will soon start sending its skilled workforce to Japan under a government-to-government Memorandum of Understanding. Addressing the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Overseas Employment Corporation and International System Engineering and Services in […]

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Pakistan-Italy cooperation can be multiplied: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese believes that Pakistan-Italy cooperation can be multiplied in the years to come.The envoy told Covert, that Italy had a keen interest in enhancing cooperation with Pakistan which has traditionally remained Italy’s friend. “Italy and Pakistan have close ties but the trade and business relations do not reflect […]

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Pakistan committed to expeditiously complete CPEC projects: PM

Newswire Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan this week underscored the transformational significance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and reaffirmed the country’s commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects.The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong, who called on him here.During the meeting, views were exchanged on China’s experience of poverty […]

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Italy to establish gemstones training institute in GB: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese has said that Italy would establish a gemstones training institute in -Baltistan in order to exploit the potential of these areas as well as enhancing mutual cooperation between both the countries.In a meeting with Chairman Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Qurban Ali […]

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CPEC Industrial Cooperation picking up pace, says senior Pakistani official

Gwadar Pro Malam Jabba: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Industrial Cooperation (IC) is picking up pace, said a senior Pakistani government official.Project Director Industrial Cooperation of Board of Investment (BOI) Ayub Asim said the CPEC Industrial Cooperation was all-inclusive in its scope and open to third-party participation. “The CPEC Industrial Cooperation is a long-term endeavor, […]

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CPEC to put Balochistan into a new era: Governor

Gwadar Pro Quetta: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would put Balochistan province into a new era, said Governor of Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai this week. The Governor expressed these views while visiting Gwadar port. He said a “new era” would start across the country including Balochistan with CPEC project.The Governor further said that CPEC is […]

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Japan firms slash biz investment for the third straight quarter

Tokyo: Firms in Japan slashed spending on plant and equipment for the third straight quarter in October-December as manufacturers cut costs, casting doubt on the strength of the country’s recovery as the COVID-19 pandemic hit private demand.Weakness in capital expenditure is likely to worry policymakers counting on private-sector investment to help the world’s third-largest economy […]

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Pakistan’s ministries asked to prepare ‘deliverable projects’ list for 10th JCC with China

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan’s Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) this week directed the concerned ministries to prepare the list of ‘deliverable’ projects for the upcoming 10th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) with Iron Brother China.The 31st meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on CPEC was held here at the Parliament House, Islamabad under the Chairmanship […]

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Pakistan National Assembly passes CPEC Authority Bill

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly this week passed ‘The China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Bill, 2020.’Last week, Asad Umar said the CPEC Authority Ordinance had lapsed in May 2020 and the CPEC Authority Bill was pending in the National Assembly. He said all administrative and financial decisions of the Authority were being taken according […]

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Pak-Uzbekistan shows resolve to enter into PTA

Islamabad: Pakistan and Uzbekistan this week resolved to enter into Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) for increasing the bilateral trade and promote trade liberalization on both sides. The two sides also discussed to revive the Joint Business Council, and assured that bilateral engagements like Inter Governmental Commission will be held more frequently, said a press release […]

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Japan provides 1,986 million Yen for installation of weather surveillance radar in Sukkur

Newswire Islamabad: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide grants approximately worth 1,986 million Japanese Yen (Equivalent to around 19 million USD / around 3,057 million PKR) for installation of weather surveillance radar in Sukkur, Sindh province.Notes to this effect were signed and exchanged between Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Noor […]

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Pakistan, Italy express resolve to further expand relationship in all dimensions

Newswire Islamabad: Pakistan and Italy this week agreed that they had exemplary relations based on mutual trust and principles of cooperation, resolved to further expand the relationship in all dimensions. The resolve came during the 5th Round of Pakistan-Italy Annual Bilateral Political Consultations held virtually.Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood led the Pakistan side, while Secretary General […]

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Ambassador Nong Rong asks companies in Gwadar to expedite work on projects under CPEC

Gwadar Pro Gwadar: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on this week asked the companies in Gwadar to expedite the work on projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Ambassador Nong Rong visited Gwadar on January 27 and 28. During the two-day visit, Ambassador Nong visited all major projects under CPEC in Gwadar, including the […]

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Beijing has enriched the human rights cause

Lu Guangjin – China Daily The founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 laid the institutional foundation for the protection of Chinese citizens’ basic rights. The country’s Constitution, adopted in 1954, established the principles of people’s democracy, socialism and the system of people’s congresses, institutionally guaranteed that all State rights belong to the […]

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Italy to enhance technology, textile trade ties with Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: The Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy wanted to start a new era economic and trade cooperation with Pakistan through transfer of technology and for upgradation of Pakistan’s textile industry.Green economy, transfer of technology for industrial sector including textiles and agro industry, construction sector, education and health are […]

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Shanghai launches 64 projects worth $42b

China Economic Net Shanghai: Shanghai launched 64 new projects with a combined investment of 273.4 billion yuan ($42.2 billion) this week, involving high-end industries, scientific and technological innovation, infrastructure, major livelihood and other fields. The projects will spread across the city and will further unleash Shanghai’s enormous development potential. It includes manufacturing, integrated circuits, biomedical […]

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China’s construction giant CCECC shares construction experience with Pak

Liu Qiyu – China Economic Net Beijing: “The natural, geographical and cultural environments of China and Pakistan are very different from each other, so during construction, we worked out measures to adapt to local conditions and shared our construction experience with our Pakistani friends,” noted Dong Zhihong, deputy general manager of Asia Pacific Division, China […]

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China’s economy to keep recovering with proactive fiscal policy

China Economic Net Beijing: The epidemic-induced lockdowns loomed over China’s economy in the first half of 2020, but with quick emergency response and government-aided stimulus package, the country’s economy roared back.Massive tax cuts and increased government spending have helped the economy recover faster. The market is also closely watching over the country’s fiscal policy in […]

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MESSAGES

Celebrating 25 years of Consistent Growth & Customer Satisfaction Syed Amin Ul HaqueFederal Minister(IT &Telecommunication) I like to felicitate National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) management and employees on its “Silver Jubilee”. NTC, being the official ICT service provider of Government of Pakistan (GoP), is providing state of the art ICT services round the clock. With fast […]

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Pakistan, Japan to enhance ties

Newswire Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has invited Japanese investors to invest in Pakistan in various fields.Talking to Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Kuninori Matsuda in Islamabad this week, he said all possible facilities will be provided to the investors. The Minister said there were diverse opportunities to promote bilateral relations in agriculture, industry, low-cost […]

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China helps Pakistan for safe Cherries export as Islamabad prepares to send first batch to Beijing

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China is helping Pakistan for safe and protected export of the delicate cherries to the Iron Brother as Islamabad prepares to send the first batch to Beijing this spring, a senior cabinet member said.Until now the Pakistani cherries’ export had been hindered as Pakistan lacked cold chain management, market information system, packaging […]

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China to sanction top US officials

Chen Qingqing and Fan Lingzhi Beijing: China has announced decisions to impose reciprocal sanctions against US officials in its executive and legislative branches, non-profit organization (NGO) representatives and their family members in response to the latest US sanctions on 14 Chinese deputy state-level officials. Officials in the US executive branch are believed for the first […]

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Pakistan Parliamentary Committee asks govt to bring socio-economic development under CPEC

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistan’s Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has asked the government to bring projects relating to socio-economic development under the CPEC framework.The Committee said there was a greater need to pursue holistic and pragmatic approach for such inclusion of the projects into the CPEC. The Committee said it was necessary […]

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