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PR No. 39 Finance Minister meets President, ADB Urumqi: September 8, 2017


Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs held a meeting with Mr. Takehiko Nakao, President ADB here. Various matters related to  ADB financed development projects in different sectors came under discussion. Finance Minister appreciated ADB's support to the CAREC initiative which was helping to bring the member countries closer more...

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PR No. 38 “Forests are biggest resilience to Climate Change” Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahudullah Khan Islamabad: September 8, 2017


The National Standing Committee on Climate Change discussed Rawal lake pollutions and deforestations in Punjab issues. Federal Minister for Climate Change highlighted during the meeting that forests are biggest resilience to forests. The forest can prevent floods for 72 hours. Pakistani forest cover is less than twelve percent, which is very less than the more...

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PR No. 37 Ishaq Dar Meets Finance Minister of China Islamabad: September 8, 2017


Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, held a meeting with Mr. Xiao Jie, Finance Minister of China here. The two leaders discussed various issues of mutual interest including ways and means to further enhance the bilateral economic relations. Minister Jie welcomed Ishaq Dar on his visit to China. He said that senior level exchanges between the two neighbors more...

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PR No. 36 First National Training Centre for Literacy and NFE will be established soon: Federal Minister Baligh Ur Rehman Islamabad: September 8, 2017


Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Engr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has said that first National Training Centre for Literacy and non-formal education (NFE) will be established soon. The Federal Minister was addressing as Chief Guest symposium on “Literacy in Pakistan: Challenges of Digital World” jointly organized by National Commission for more...

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PR No. 35 NACTA’s Briefing to Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa on National Counter Extremism Policy Islamabad: September 8, 2017


A meeting on implementation strategy of National Counter Extremism Policy (NCEP) was held at Chief Minister Secretariat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. National Coordinator NACTA and senior officers from NACTA’s Directorate of CVE briefed the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa upon the contours of the NCEP. Acting Chief Secretary KPK and IGP KPK along with other senior officers were more...

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PR No. 34 “The Negotiating Team on FTAs must work vigorously to conclude the agreements in best interest of Pakistan .” “The 8th Round of Pak-China FTA to be held in Beijing on 14th & 15th September, 2017. Islamabad: September 8, 2017


The Federal Minister for Commerce, Mohammad Pervaiz Malik said this while chairing a briefing on Pak-Thailand and Pak-China FTA. Mr. Taimur Tajammal, Joint Secretary (FT-1) and also the chief negotiator on the FTA, briefed the honourable minister on the state of negotiations with Thailand & China. Mr. Mohammad Pervaiz Malik expressed satisfaction over the progress more...

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PR No. 33 ‘The Global Change Impact study Centre can mitigate climate change effects through their research work”, Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah khan Islamabad: September 8, 2017


Federal Minister for Climate change Senator Mushahidullah khan called on meeting of Global Change Impact Study Center to brief about their performance. Dr.Khalid  Banuri Chief Executive of Global Change impact Study Centre briefed the Federal Minister  about the working of this department. He highlighted Global Change Impact Study Centre undertakes scientific more...

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PR No. 32 52nd Defence Day of Pakistan Islamabad: September 8, 2017


Pakistan High Commission, Canberra (Australia) celebrated the Defence Day in a dignified ceremony in which the Chief Guest was Major General Simone Louise Wilkie AO, Commander of Australian Defence College. The event was very well attended by members of Diplomatic Corps, Defence Attachés, senior Government officials, Pakistani community, media representatives and think more...

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