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Pakistan’s Largest Technological Olympiad, Air Tech’17 from 7th to 10th December

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan’s largest technical and scientific Olympiad, Airtech’17 will be held at the Main Campus of Air University from 7th to 10th December. This was announced by Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir, Vice Chancellor of Air University, in a press conference to brief …

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52.76% increase in Pakistan’s crude exports during first quarter of current fiscal year

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Country’s Petroleum Crude exports increased by 52.76 percent during the first quarter of current fiscal year (July-September) as compared to the same period of last year, according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). According to the data provided by PBS, Petroleum Crude worth …

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CPEC investment rises to $60b

ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz says total investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has risen to $60 billion. He was talking to a delegation of Chinese journalists in Islamabad on Tuesday. Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has evolved a liberal investment policy to attract foreign …

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Petrole bomb:Rs1.48 per liter increase in petrol price proposed

ISLAMABAD -UNS – In a summary forwarded to the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has proposed Rs 1.20 liter to Rs 15.35 per liter increase in prices of petroleum products from December 1, 2017. According to an analyst, …

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Port Qasim coal power plant’s unit in inaugurated

KARACHI -UNS– Prime Minister Shahid Khaqqan Abbassi has inaugurated a two billion dollars coal fired power plant unit at 1320 MW Port Qasim which is a part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The unit is jointly sponsored by Qatari and Chinese firms and is anticipated …

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Next phase of CPEC to ensure technology transfer to Pakistan: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP:Minster for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said cooperation in industrial sector under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would ensure transfer of technology, knowledge and skills to Pakistan. “CPEC is also helping to promote knowledge based economy in Pakistan, which is the …

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Dairy sector has potential to promote exports: Sector covers 12 percent of GDP

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP :The country’s dairy sector has great potential to enhance exports and government’s support was needed to take maximum advantage of this resource, said Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW). Promotion of this sector would also help reduce domestic prices of milk, hence provide relief to …

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China to construct Chashma Right Bank Uplift Canal in DI Khan

PESHAWAR -UNS: China will construct Chashma Right Bank Uplift Canal in Dera Ismail Khan. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for this purpose between the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Chinese government officials in Peshawar on Monday. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak was also present on …

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Pakistan will start production of commercial aircraft soon

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) is all set to kick off production of commercial aircraft for domestic and international markets. This was stated by PAC official Air Marshal Ahmer Shahzad during interview with Khaleej Times on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow 2017. Shahzad …

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Work on Gwadar International Airport will start by mid of next year

ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the Cabinet Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. The meeting discussed all the CEPC projects in detail including power and water supply, construction of Gwadar airport, free port, …

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