UN FAO Launches 40 Projects to Revolutionize Pakistan’s Agriculture

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is embarking on an ambitious journey to transform Pakistan’s agriculture landscape with the launch of 40 diverse projects strategically positioned across the nation. These initiatives, highlighted in an exclusive interview with FAO representatives Florence Rolle and Dr. Aamer Irshad, underscore the organisation’s unwavering commitment to bolstering agriculture […]

EU Extends GSP Plus Status: A Call for Diversification in Pakistani Exports

In a significant development for Pakistan’s economic landscape, the European Union (EU) has extended the Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP Plus) status for the country until 2027. The announcement was made by the Ambassador of the EU, Raina Kionka, during her visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) on January 9, […]

Empowering Innovation: Pakistan Launches First-Ever Startup Fund

In a groundbreaking move, Pakistan has launched the inaugural “Pakistan Startup Fund” (PSF), aimed at propelling venture investments and positioning local startups as key players on the global stage. Caretaker Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Dr. Umar Saifs, announced an annual allocation of up to Rs 2 billion to fuel the PSF, reflecting […]

Pakistan’s Highest Remittance Inflows Since October 2021

In a promising development for Pakistan’s economy, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has reported a substantial 13.4 percent year-on-year increase in remittance inflows, reaching $2.4 billion in December 2023. This surge, the highest since October 2021, underscores the resilience of the overseas Pakistani community in supporting the national economy.   Arif Habib Limited (AHL) […]