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April 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Huge potential for aviation business’

KARACHI: There is a huge potential for aviation business in Pakistan, mainly after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Kanaporn Apinonkul, country manager of Thai Airways International. Speaking to a group of journalists at the concluding ceremony of two weeks Thailand food festival, he said, at present, Thai Airways operated daily flight

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Over Rs59b proposed for Water Division in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: The government has proposed allocation of Rs 59.009 billion for Water Resource Division for upcoming budget 2018-19 including Rs 18 billion for construction of much awaited Diamer Basha Dam, The News has learnt. The government has created unique head, first time in recent history, and proposed allocation of Rs11.588 billion for priority projects

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM 86pc work on 19km road completed

LALAMUSA: DC M Ali Randhawa Saturday said 86 per cent construction work on Rs 4.45 billion 19km carpet road connecting Jalalpur Jattan with Sialkot from Shahbazpur Bridge had been completed. Addressing a meeting, the DC said the road and the bridge would be opened for general traffic by the end of May. The DC said 90 per cent work of 1,100-metre Shahbazpur

April 14, 2018 1:15 AM Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

KARACHI: Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation which visited Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. Akhoundi also showed interest in transshipment cargo handling. He said that Iran is keen to work with Pakistan 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM China helps modernise Pak infrastructure network

BEIJING: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is intended to modernise Pakistan's infrastructure and support its economy. The project is fast reaching fruition, as it brings economic benefits to the whole country, says a report published in the Global Times on Friday. On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the CPEC, a flagship

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI gets amenity plot in Gwadar

KARACHI: Balochistan government has announced to allot amenity plot, measuring one acre to the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for establishment of its liaison office in Gwadar, a statement said on Friday. The FPCCI has welcomed the announcement made by Hussain Islam, provincial minister on behalf of Balochistan Chief 2

April 10, 2018 7:12 AM Xi says opening brings prosparity, closure backwardness

BOAO: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday highlighted the significance of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), saying "Boao proposals" have helped build consensus in Asia, encourage cooperation, promote economic globalization and advance the building of a community with a shared future for mankind. Addressing the opening ceremony of the BFA annual conference

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to maintain 6pc growth rate: PM

BEIJING: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while speaking at Boao Forum in China on Monday, said that Pakistan will maintain 6 percent growth rate this year. PM Abbasi said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most visible part of One Belt and One Road Initiative and would give benefit to both countries. "Pakistan's adoption of yuan as the reserve 1

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Only progress in education to bring about change: Ahsan Iqbal

CHAKDARA: Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal said on Wednesday that change couldn’t be brought about by levelling baseless allegations and abusing opponents. “Progress in the fields of science and technology are the ways to bring about a real change,” he said after performing the ground-breaking of an academic block, student’s teachers and an examination 6