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US receptive to economic thrust in Pakistan ties

By Ali Imran

WASHINGTON, Dec 1:  The U.S.-Pakistan relationship, severely tested by the Afghan war and border security issues over the last two years, appears to be moving to a wide-ranging cooperative phase as officials this week discussed economic ties with a thrust on trade and investment. 986 more words


Pakistan to host investment conference for Afghanistan; help with trade, economic development

WASHINGTON, April 24 : Pakistan will host an investment conference this summer to help Pakistani businessmen explore opportunties for joint ventures in Afghanistan, the landlocked western neighbor, seeking economic cooperation for a better future after three-decades of internal conflicts and wars. 530 more words


Pakistan's foreign remittances soaring to $ 14 billion mark; easing financial concerns

WASHINGTON,  April 23 : Pakistan will receive a record $ 13.5 billion in foreign remittances in a sign of overseas Pakistanis’ growing confidence in the economic policies of the government, which have now put the… 509 more words


Pakistan, China vow to build on trade and investment momentum

  WASHINGTON, April 21 : Pakistan and China pledged here on Saturday to further bolster their trade and investment ties, with Islamabad’s Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh… 500 more words


WB to give $ 1.8 billion for Pakistan development projects this year


WASHINGTON, April 20 : The World Bank has allocated an unprecedented $
amount of 1.8 billion for Pakistan‘s development projects, mainly in energy sector, in the current year, … 477 more words


Pakistan to achieve 4 percent growth rate: Finance Minister Shaikh

 WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, April 18 : Pakistan’s economy is expected to post a healthy growth of four percent during the current year after the democratic government in Islamabad took a series of steps to put the economic house in order, despite high oil prices and uncertain global eeconomic outlook, Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said Wednesday. 450 more words