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August 11, 2020

US Funds Training of Pakistani Policemen

The US Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Section recently funded a comprehensive training course to train some 30 Pakistani policemen in dealing with life-saving medical care skills. The four-week tactical emergency medical training course, followed by a two-week Master Trainer course was held at the Jakarta Center for Law Enforcement Cooperation in Indonesia. […]

Pakistani IT Companies Making Inroads in World Market

IT companies in Pakistan, South Asia’s second biggest economy, are making their presence felt in the international market through their mobile applications and gaming apps. Several Pakistani IT companies are already working for many multi-national companies around the world. Pakistan’s Software Export Board is helping new and existing players to in creating constructive and conceptual […]

USAID-funded Program for Skill Training for Pakistani Youth

The Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) of the Pakistan government and USAID-Punjab Youth Workforce Development Project  (PYWD) have signed an agreement for skill training of Pakistani youth and their placement in the market , providing them with wide range of economic opportunities. The agreement was signed in Islamabad for the three-year project which aims aims […]

USDA Supporting Efforts to Strengthen Pakistan’s Wheat-rust Surveillance

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping efforts to strengthen Pakistan’s wheat-rust surveillance efforts by collaborating with the national and international research agencies to protect and enhance wheat productivity in South Asia’s second biggest economy. Wheat is a staple food in the country of over 200 million people and accounts for 60 percent […]

Pakistan Has Surplus Sugar But No Decision Yet on Export

Pakistan’s sugar industry has yet another robust year with surplus sweetener estimated at 1.8 million tons, but there has not been any decision yet on exporting the surplus. Pakistan is a significant exporter of sugar in Asia and the South Asia’s biggest economy has seen production rising in two years in a row. A meeting […]

Pakistan’s Automobile sector posts growth in 2016-17 fiscal year

Pakistan’s automobile sector witnessed a modest growth in the fiscal year that ended on June 30, with jeeps and cars production rising by over 5 percent that of motorcycles by 20.7 percent, according to the official statistics. Pakistan’s automobile sector has witnessed growth in the past three years and employs about 120,000 people. The sector […]