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Pak trade delegation to visit France

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 31, 2014. Islamabad – Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif will join a Pakistani trade delegation for an upcoming visit to France, according to a press release issued by the French embassy. The trade delegation, which will include representatives […]

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Danish experts to identify dairy, agriculture cooperation avenues

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 9, 2014. Islamabad – Denmark is looking to identify opportunities for cooperation between Pakistani and Danish businesses in the sectors of agriculture, farming and dairy. To achieve this objective, the Danish Embassy has invited two agriculture consultants from Denmark for […]

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Pakistan’s Ambassador in France believes more visibility of Pak products is vital for more bilateral trade and investment

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 5, 2014. Islamabad – For Ghalib Iqbal, the Ambassador of Pakistan to France, it is a logical conclusion: more visibility of Pakistani companies in the European market will lead to more business opportunities. “The more you are seen, the more […]

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Incubating entrepreneurship

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 26, 2014. Islamabad – At first, the response was expectedly slow. Students were unsure perhaps about the meaning of the concept and what was required of them. Starting a business is not exactly like taking a quiz for a university […]

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France supports Pakistan’s dream for peace and stability

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 18, 2014. Islamabad – France is committed to strengthening bilateral relations with Pakistan by supporting business linkages, higher education opportunities and hydropower projects in the country, according to Phillipe Thiebaud, the Ambassador of France to Pakistan. Speaking to The Express […]

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Indian officials explain new visa regime

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 31, 2014. In what appears to be another step towards improvement in bilateral trade relations, Pakistani business professionals got a first-hand opportunity on Thursday to get their queries about getting a business visa to India answered directly by Indian High […]

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Pak govt, private sector needs to develop winning attitude: Argentine Ambassador

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 21, 2014. Islamabad – Pakistan’s government and private-sector need to develop a winning attitude and be confident with their decision making, Ambassador of Argentina in Pakistan, Rodolfo J. Martin-Saravia said. Saravia, who is also the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps […]

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Denmark keen to expand ties with Pakistan: Danish envoy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Nov 29, 2o13. Islamabad – The Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad is all set to open its first-ever commercial section in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investment between Denmark and Pakistan. The commercial section will be operational from Monday, […]

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Solar-powered ACs?

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 3, 2013. Islamabad  With a serious power crisis and rising fuel prices, Pakistan’s industry appears to be looking toward alternative solutions to overcome its energy needs. The industry’s predicament also seems to have piqued the interest of foreign companies trying […]

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Energy efficient solutions suitable but expensive for Pakistan

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 15, 2013. Islamabad – With the federal and Punjab governments showing interest in renewable forms of energy to cope with the country’s power crisis, there are some who are also suggesting a new push for energy efficiency and conservation measures. […]

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