Pakistan’s current account deficit contracts 29.5% to $9.6b

Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: Pakistan’s current account deficit (CAD) narrowed considerably by 29.5% to $9.6 billion in first nine months (July-March) of the current fiscal year mainly due to much-needed drop in... Read more »

Afghanistan: Prospects and Challenges to Regional Connectivity

Afghanistan’s strategic location has for a long time been touted as a competitive advantage for the country. The National Unity Government (NUG) has emphasized that Afghanistan’s economy will be transformed and economic... Read more »

Govt focusing on establishing special economic zones under CPEC: BoI chief

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Haroon Sharif has said the government is focusing on the establishment of the prioritized special economic zones (SEZs) under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He was addressing... Read more »

China advises India to hold talks on differences over CPEC | Top Story | thenews.com.pk

China advises India to hold talks on differences over CPEC ISLAMABAD: China has advised India to have summit level talks with it keeping differences on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project... Read more »

Cabinet convulsion – benign reshuffle or serious trouble | Top Story | thenews.com.pk

Cabinet convulsion – benign reshuffle or serious trouble Comment By Aamir Ghauri Egypt is no Pakistan. Nor should the two be compared beyond the necessary similarities. But the way Muhammad Isa Morsi... Read more »

ML-1 completion to bring revolution: Sh Rashid | Top Story | thenews.com.pk

ML-1 completion to bring revolution: Sh Rashid ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid on Friday said the completion of Main Line-I (ML-I) Peshawar to Karachi project will bring a revolution in Pakistan Railways.... Read more »

A double-edged sword? | Opinion | thenews.com.pk

A double-edged sword? Naya Pakistan has surprised us again with fresh and untimely tides of change in ministerial portfolios; amongst the fresh casualties, the minister for finance by far is the most... Read more »

Coming Clean? – Newsline

Coming Clean?  Newsline The February 14 suicide bombing in Pulwama, claimed by Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), led to military skirmishes and an aerial dogfight between Pakistan and … Source link Read more »

CPEC has made Pakistan key destination for global trade, investment: Alvi | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk

CPEC has made Pakistan key destination for global trade, investment: Alvi ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project had made Pakistan an important destination for global trade... Read more »