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Asian Development Bank forecasts growth for Pakistan...

August 1, 2016

The Asian Development Bank is a regional development bank,based in Philippines.It is devoted to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmental growth and regional integration.The organization was established in 1966 and December 2016 marks 50 years of the development partnership in the region. ADB is owned by 67 members with […]

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TIME magazine ranks Pakistan as the 14th...

June 26, 2016

The TIME magazine has ranked Pakistan as the 14th cheapest country to live in. The report identified 50 cheapest countries to live in, where rent, groceries and items of consumptions are cheaper than in NewYorkCity. A ranking by GoBankingRates used Numbeo’s online pricing database to find the cheapest countries to live in, the four key […]

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Revising agri-loans to assist small farmers

June 20, 2016

The agriculture sector contributes 20.9% to the GDP and provides employment to nearly 44% of the workforce. According to the economic survey of Pakistan, the agriculture sector has four sub-sectors; crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry. Farmers use credit vehicles to finance inputs in time and small famers particularly use it as a tool to enhance […]

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FDI: how it may impact start-ups

June 17, 2016

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is known to be an effective tool for building capital in developing economies like Pakistan. For developing countries, the positive impact of foreign direct investment is becoming increasingly popular as a tool for economic growth and strengthening (Muhammad 2007). Increase in FDI is considered to be beneficial for the growth of […]

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The socio-economic benefits of Cholistan Jeep Rally

June 16, 2016

The Cholistan desert, locally termed as Rohi is known for its nomadic lifestyle, tourism assets and rich cultural dynamics. The Cholistan Jeep rally, a two-day event, was introduced in 2005 by a group of dynamic individuals at Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP). It was a unique approach designed to promote the area as a […]