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The United States and Pakistan: Strong and Enduring Cooperation

January 13, 2015 - Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, accompanied by a high-level delegation, met in Islamabad on January 13, 2015, for the Ministerial meeting of the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue. Their visit underscored the long-term cooperation between the United States and Pakistan and highlighted the following areas of ongoing activity: Fostering Mutual Prosperity…

USAID leaves Swat’s fish farmers in limbo

November 12, 2012 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has left the fish farmers of the terrorism affected district Swat in disarray with leaving their fishery rehabilitation project incomplete. "The USAID has wrapped off its project before imparting the requisite technical support while commitment for extending incomplete rehabilitation was also not fulfilled. The commitment was included the establishment of process units, cold chain and technical…

US soya up for third day on tight supply

October 25, 2012: Chicago soybeans edged higher on Wednesday, rising for six out of the last seven sessions as the market was buoyed by strong demand and tightening supplies as US farmers hold back freshly harvested crops. Corn eased for a third day in a row on lacklustre demand for US supplies, while wheat slid 0.3 percent with losses being capped by concerns over production in top exporting nations. Chicago Board of Trade November soy rose 0.1 percent to $15.55-1/2 a bushel by 0329 GMT.…

France can be a good market for mango growers

October 24, 2012: Pakistan can explore more markets for its mango and France can be a good market for the mango growers to earn fair return of the produce. But we have to develop our quality and standards of harvesting, packaging and preservation of the produce, said Muhammad Khan Saddozai President of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) in his opening address at Seminar on "Export of Mango SPS in French Market jointly organised by TDAP and MCCI here on Tuesday. He said that…

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