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May 23, 2019

Pakistan Unveils New Textile Policy, Extends Duty Exemption on Import of Machinery

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has announced the much-awaited Textile Policy 2014-19 which seeks to double the textile exports to $25 billion, increase share of value addition and improve product mix, especially in garment sector, from 28 percent to 45 percent. The duty exemption on the import of textile plant and machinery has been extended for another […]

PABA Asks Entrepreneurs to Attend Pakistan-US Business Moot in Islamabad

BURKE, Virginia – The Chairman of the Pakistan American Business Association (PABA), Mr. M. Siddique Sheikh, has asked Pakistani and American entrepreneurs to attend a business moot being organized in Islamabad by the Pakistani government in collaboration with the U.S. embassy to highlight investment opportunities in Pakistan. The “U.S.-Pakistan Economic Partnership Week” is scheduled to […]

Pakistani American Community Shocked Over Schoolchildren Massacre

  BURKE, Virginia — Mr. M. Siddique Sheikh, Chairman of the Pakistan American Business Association, has strongly condemned the brutal attack on a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar that claimed lives of innocent schoolchildren. “These people are not human, they are not even animals as even animals have feelings,” Mr. Sheikh said in […]

Pakistani Americans Proud of Nobel Laureate Malala As She Fights For Education

Burke, Virginia — Pakistani business community in the United States is proud of Malala Yousafzai – the youngest-ever Noble prize winner – who has become a symbol of girls’ right to education in the world. “I stand by this courageous girl who is not afraid even to sacrifice her life for the cause of education […]

Diversity Council Reviews Steps For Communities’ Representation in Fairfax County Police

The Chief’s Council on Diversity Recruitment guides and advises the Chief of Police and his leadership team on how to achieve the Fairfax County Police Department’s diversity recruitment goals. The Chief’s Council also reviews and recommends initiatives to ensure the Department engages with all communities throughout Fairfax County, Virginia. The Chief’s Council on Diversity Recruitment […]

PABA Chairman greets new elected members of Senate, Congress from Virginia

BURKE, Virginia – Chairman Pakistan American Business Association (PABA). M. Siddique Sheikh, has extended warm facilitation to newly elected members of the Senate and Congress from Virginia. Greeting the new members on their successful election campaign, Mr. Sheikh expressed the hope that they will follow the bipartisan approach in addressing the problems of Virginia and […]