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Pakistan to Cross Rs. 100 Billion eCommerce Trade in 2021.

QUETTA: 16 September 2021 – Extreme Commerce Pakistan’s first EdTech company specializing in e-commerce and digital trade education and practices to train Pakistani youth to sell on Daraz platform. Extreme Commerce and Daraz signed a memorandum to improve eCommerce and digital trade literacy in the country. Although, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) are ...

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Pakistan’s economic development and hurdles

By: Dostain Muhammad Bakhsh There is no denying the fact that Pakistan has suffers from abundance conundrums in few years whether politically, socially and economically. However, the dearth of cognizance towards the economy of Pakistan led the country towards chaos and agitation. When it comes to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), it was increasing before 2019. In 2014, the GDP of ...

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World Economic Forum’s Annual Global Competitiveness Report Examines, Recovery from COVID-19 Can Build Productive, Sustainable, and Inclusive Economic Systems

Geneva, CH/Islamabad:  The World Economic Forum released the Global Competitiveness Report 2020 today. The long-standing Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) rankings have been paused. A special edition, published this year, elaborates on the priorities for recovery and revival, and considers the building blocks of a transformation towards new economic systems. The report assesses the features that helped countries be more effective ...

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U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA Highlight U.S. Higher Education Opportunities to Celebrate International Education Week

ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 16 to 20, with a series of events encouraging students across Pakistan to consider U.S. colleges and universities as their higher education destination. Known for cutting-edge programs and high-quality student experiences, U.S. universities continue to provide future leaders with a global learning environment in which to succeed and ...

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CPDI launches Report on State of Budget Transparency in Pakistan

KALAT:  Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives has launched its annual report on State of Budget Transparency in Pakistan. The report points out shortcomings in the budgeting process at the federal and provincial levels and states that budgets in Pakistan should be prepared in consultation with the stakeholders and information should be shared with citizens proactively during all stages of ...

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Ehsaas Emergency Cash program requires redesigning in upcoming phase

By: Muhammad Yousaf World is globally facing the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 crisis is a huge challenge for human beings worldwide. Since it is not only affecting human beings physically but also mentally, socially and financially. The impact of the pandemic is different in every country, However, it is an alarming situation that pandemic is affecting people in Pakistan financially and ...

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Strict implementation of laws on tobacco consumption and Illicit Trafficking is required

Karachi: Society for Protection of Rights of the Child (SPARC) organized an online discussion session on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Speaking on this year’s theme “Better Knowledge for Better Care”, anti-tobacco activists stressed upon the need to improve the understanding of tobacco smoking as a drug problem and how the improved knowledge will result in reducing ...

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The dilemma of political parties and democratic process in Pakistan

By: Saad Dehwar Baloch It is often said that, political parties are the main bricks of democracies in any modern society, through which societies can protect their social, cultural, civil, economic rights. Politics is often described as an art— which is the key to coping up existing problems faced by any society. It also shapes the behavior of a society ...

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UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

QUETTA: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency provided state-of-the-art medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta as part of its ongoing work to support the Provincial Government and improve public health care services in hospitals in Balochistan. The equipment valued at Rs.7 million includes a fully automated chemistry analyzer, an instrument used for the biochemical testing of total bilirubin, urea, creatinine, liver ...

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