Pared down bill authorizes $173 million in added funding for US-Israeli programs, including $34 m. to improve the Arrow weapon system, $22 m., for work on high-altitude defense and $117.2 for David's Sling.
LAHORE, Dec 10 (APP): Federal Railways Minister Khuwaja Saad Rafique said on Tuesday that Pakistan was ready to offer its road and rail routes to all regional countries including China, India, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Bangladesh and up to Central Asia. He was talking to the media after addressing the “Regional Conference on Strengthening Transport Connectivity and Trade Facilitation in South and South-West Asia” jointly organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP) and Ministery of Commerce, Government [...]
ISLAMABAD, Dec 10 (APP): Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has announced the constitution of a Ten-member Steering Committee for the promotion of Islamic Banking with Saeed Ahmad, Actuary/Banker as its Chairman. According to a statement of the Finance Ministry issued here on Tuesday Maulana Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, Religious Scholar, Muhammad Imran Usmani, Religious Scholar, Dr Waqar Masood Khan, Secretary Finance, Munir Kamal, Banker,Afaq Khan, Banker, Irfan Siddiqui, [...]
ISLAMABAD, Dec 10 (APP): The Spokesman of the Ministry of Finance has clarified reports appearing in a section of media that the government had allocated only Rs.5 billion for the Prime Minister’s Youth Business Loan. The Spokesman in a statement said that the correct position is that an amount of Rs.25 billion has been budgeted on account of Youth Schemes under Prime Minister’s Youth Programme. He said the Prime Minister’s Youth Loan envisages facilitation of business loans to youth ranging from Rs.100,000 to R.2 million at concessional [...]