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Cuba, Argentina agree to boost agricultural, livestock, rural development sectors

HAVANA: Argentina and Cuba signed cooperation agreements to boost ties in the agricultural, livestock and rural development sectors, so necessary for development. Carlos Casamiquela, Argentine Agriculture Minister, praised the commercial, business and technology cooperation agreements signed on the island as part of the visit of President Cristina Fernandez to Havana. Casamiquela, whose ministry is also in charge of Livestock and ... Read More »

$150b exports by 2025 targeted: CDWP grants uplift worth Rs4.72b; recommends Rs14.64b projects to Ecnec  

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) in its meeting held with Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal in the chair granted nine projects worth Rs4.72 billion of the education, culture, agricultural engineering, livestock, women development and communication sectors. The meeting also recommended two projects of the energy and education sectors worth Rs14.64 billion to Ecnec. The CDWP approved a project for ... Read More »

Nawaz welcomes 350 delegates on int’l trade moot

ISLAMABAD: With participation of 350 delegates, an international moot titled “Invest Pakistan: priority sectors and legal framework for investment in the country” will start here today. The event will highlight Pakistan’s investment regime and opportunities for investors in different economic fields. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the two-day conference. The Board of Investment is organising the moot to show Pakistan’s ... Read More »

PSDP 2014-15: Govt provides Rs 170.26m for agri uplift, food safety

ISLAMABAD: The government has provided Rs 170.259 million under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2014-15 for various ongoing and new developmental projects of Ministry of National Food Security and Research Division related to agricultural research, livestock development and food security. The government had allocated Rs 1071.300 million in its Federal PSDP 2014-15 for 18 developmental projects of agriculture and livestock ... Read More »

800 tanneries to make leather from millions of raw skins

KARACHI: The leather industry of Pakistan gears up to meet the challenges of its peak season of the year- the season driven by sacrifices of millions of cows, goat and sheep as ordained in Islam. Over 800 tanneries of all shapes and sizes across the country, a little more than 25 percent of which are members of Pakistan Tanners Association, ... Read More »

Cross-border smuggling making big hole in exchequer

PESHAWAR: The rampant smuggling of auto parts and Nato forces equipment from Afghanistan into Pakistan has been going on unnoticed, depriving the national exchequer of huge revenue to the tune of billions of rupees. Informed border areas goers and residents of Khyber Agency divulged to Customs Today that auto parts and others goods were being trafficked from Afghanistan through horses ... Read More »