Asia Times | China seeks stronger role in Afghan peace process

As part of China’s global outreach program, its efforts to showcase interest and ability to mediate in conflict zones has increased in the last decade. To some degree, this posture has been... Read more »

Fitch says IMF bailout deal to weigh on Pakistan’s growth | Top Story

Fitch says IMF bailout deal to weigh on Pakistan’s growth KARACHI: Risks of a further slowdown in Pakistan’s economic growth have grown with a bailout deal with the IMF, Fitch Solutions said... Read more »

Fitch revises down Pakistan’s GDP growth forecast to 2.7%

Pakistan’s economic growth will be negatively impacted in the short run due to tighter monetary and fiscal policies as a result of the International Monetary Fund’s bailout package, a leading economic research... Read more »

Budget 2019-20 will prove disastrous for middle-income groups: moot

🔊 Listen to Article Former BOI chief Haroon Sharif says budget is a clear reflection of Pakistan’s policy priorities, devoid of a medium or long-term vision ISLAMABAD: The Federal Budget 2019-2020, as well... Read more »

Govt policies yield positive results: FCCI | Pakistan |

Govt policies yield positive results: FCCI FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) president Syed Zia Alumdar Hussain Friday said policies of the incumbent government had yielded positive results. He said... Read more »

PCJCCI think tank meeting held | Business |

PCJCCI think tank meeting held LAHORE: Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has decided to extend support to the Chinese companies in introducing the Pakistan insurance policies for managing... Read more »

A long-term partnership | Opinion

A long-term partnership With our deep historical ties and strong people to people links, the UK and Pakistan are natural trading partners. This week I made my first visit to this beautiful... Read more »

Business community calls for durable trade ties with Afghanistan

🔊 Listen to Article ‘Smuggling is obstructing legal trade between the two countries; this should be tackled through rationalisation of tariff barriers’ LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)... Read more »

Ghani’s visit hints at closer Pak-US ties

Pakistan is seeing its relevance restored Daniel S Markey was perhaps spot-on when he titled his book No Exit From Pakistan (2013), describing Pakistan’s relations with Washington– tortured, often marred with upheavals,... Read more »