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Kabul can offer more incentives to Pak businessmen: Envoy

January 25, 2015 KARACHI(APP): Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Janan Mosazai here on Saturday said that Afghanistan government is ready to offer additional incentives and facilitation to Pakistani businessmen especially investors, which is reflected by the proposed exclusive special economic zone in North Afghanistan. This zone will serve as a strong base for Pakistan to trade with Central Asian States besides capturing Afghanistan market. “We are ready to offer land,…

List of Exporters Of Kinno / Kinnow Pakistan

EXPORTERS OF KINNO / KINNOW Lists of everything under Exporters Of Kinno / Kinnow. List of Traders and Exporters of Agricultural Commodities and Livestock Products. Sr. No Name & Address 1 Mr. Saadat Eijaz Roshan Enterprises 325-G.3 Johar Town Lahore. 0300-8435929 2 Mr. Riaz Al-Rafique Enterprises 5 KM Kotmomen Silanwali Road Sargodha. 0300-4774810 3 Mr. Muhammad Arshad Arshad & Co. (HACCP/Global gap) Chak No 10 NB 5 KM Ajnal Road Bhalwal.…

Afghan president’s pick for agricultural minister wanted by Interpol

By Agencies Ashraf Ghani’s nominee Mohammad Yaqub Haidari listed as wanted in Estonia for alleged ‘large-scale tax evasion’ The Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani’s nominee for agriculture minister in the new cabinet is on an Interpol wanted list for alleged tax evasion in Estonia, a fact Ghani’s spokesman said was unknown to his office at the time of his nomination. In this regard, Afghanistan has launched an investigation after it emerged that Ghani’s nominee for was wanted for tax…

Bane of agricultural sector

January 13, 2015 - Adnan Falak - Nation - 2014 has been one of the worst years for the agricultural sector in Pakistan. It witnessed floods, inundating swathes of croplands, culminating in a price crash of at least two major crops, and causing the loss of billions to the agricultural sector. Environmental changes, natural disasters, lack of regulation and predatory profiteering are draining the lifeblood from our agricultural sector. Left unchecked, this situation can undermine our…

China sets stage for opening commodity futures to foreign investors

January 06, 2015 - Reuters - China has published draft rules to allow foreign investors to trade in some of the country's commodities futures, potentially paving the way for an imminent opening of a booming market as Beijing looks to increase its sway on global commodity pricing. China is the top global consumer of raw materials and has some of the most liquid commodities futures markets. Although trading firms around the world are eager to access the country's commodity…

Depressed commodity prices to impact agricultural growth

Dec 29, 2014 - Ahmad Fraz Khan - Everyone is concerned about agricultural growth prospects during 2015. They cite three factors: poverty (as a majority of farmers are unable to invest in crops), the confusion about the federal and provincial governments’ jurisdictions, and climatic changes that make the production cycle uncertain. The farmers have lost money on almost all major crops — cotton, rice, cane and wheat during 2014; in many cases they were not able to recover even cost of…

‘Balochistan’s development vital for stability’

December 21, 2014 - PPI - QUETTA: German Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Cyril Nun has said that for development and stability of the Pak-Afghan region, Balochistan is the key location to concentrate on. “Germany is the biggest trading partner of Pakistan in European Union and providing assistance in education and health sector to Pakistan,” he said while speaking at the launching ceremony of “Water Conservation and Agriculture Management through Social Cohesion and Stabilisation for…

Call for adopting latest technologies for fast development

December 17, 2014 ISLAMABAD: Technological revolution is bringing a paradigm shift in today’s world and if a nation wishes to develop and grow at a fast pace, it has to opt for latest technologies that are creating headways. These views were expressed by Panning Commission’s Governance, Innovation and Reform member Tahir Hijazi in a two-day international workshop titled “Applications of ICTs in Education, Healthcare and Agriculture” Hosted by COMSATS Institute of Information…

Sindh’s 57pc cultivable land is water-logged, seminar told

Karachi(PPI): The Sindh government has neglected soil since long time and failed to link it with food, water, climate, biodiversity and life. This was stated at a seminar organised by the Society for Environmental Actions Reconstruction & Humanitarian response (SEARCH) in collaboration with OXFAM Grow, Action Aid, Global Soil Partnership (GSP), NGOs Development Society (NDS) and Peoples Network on Food & Agriculture (PNFA) at SDE-SPO Hall, on Saturday to mark the World Soil Day.…

Agricultural growth picks up

Dec 01, 2014 - Mohiuddin Aazim - Dawn- GOING by the expected outputs of key crops and developments in livestock and fisheries, Pakistan’s agriculture sector looks set to grow faster during this fiscal year than in the last year. Senior government officials say performance of these sub-sectors is good enough to help boost agricultural growth to targeted 3.3pc in FY15, up from 2.2pc in FY14. Even if the performance of minor crops (a part of crops sub-sector) or forestry (itself a…

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