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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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Nigeria-Pakistan have entered an era of economic diplomacy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 1, 2014. Islamabad – In just the past two years, the bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and Nigeria has increased fivefold, heralding the start of what might be called an age of “economic diplomacy” between the two countries. Much of […]

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Hungary sees Pakistan as regional partner

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 24, 2014. Islamabad – Hungary views Pakistan as an important partner country in its bid to build stronger ties with Asian nations, according to a top Hungarian government official. Szabolcs Takacs, the Hungarian Deputy State Secretary for Security Policy and […]

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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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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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Bilateral trade between Pakistan, Finland picking up

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Dec 6, 2013. Islamabad – Exactly 96 years ago, on December 6, Finland’s parliament adopted a Declaration of Independence that allowed the country to gain freedom from Russian rule. The Nordic country shares a border with Russia — the land route […]

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WiMAX in Pakistan

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on January 2, 2013. Islamabad – The key to the future development and growth of WiMAX – a ‘4G’ broadband internet technology available in Pakistan since 2008 – may lie in industrial-based solutions rather than going for household subscribers. “We are making massive headway in the […]

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Jhimpir’s Wind Farms

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Dec 24, 2012. Jhimpir/Karachi – Driving from Karachi to the Nooriabad Industrial Area, it is hard not to notice a constant feature to the left side of the Super Highway. Transmission lines sag between evenly spaced towers along the road for several […]

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Strong education sector before tech investment

Interview with Intel Pakistan Country Manager Naveed Siraj An edited version of this story first appeared in The Express Tribune on February 1, 2014. ISLAMABAD – The time when Intel Corporation, a world leader in computing technology, starts to invest in Pakistan for local manufacturing and assembly of its products might come about in the […]

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