Category: Press Release

EU’s largesse and our exports

Pakistan has been a major beneficiary of the European Union’s preferential trading programme for vulnerable developing nations, known as the Generalised System of...

PIA scouts celebrating Jashn-e-Pakistan

Jashne Pakistan is celebrated throughout county wide in Pakistan. PIA Scouts also organized at Its Provincial Headquarters as well as across Pakistan on its District...

The outcome of Pakistan’s third UPR review

The Human Rights Council adopted outcome document of the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Pakistan on 16 March 2018 during its 37th session. Earlier in November...

‘The European Union is a friend of Pakistan’

KARACHI: “The European Union (EU) is a friend of Pakistan,” said Anne Marchal, EU Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan,...

The Second Edition of Women International Film Festival Concludes in Islamabad

Islamabad,– Women International Film Festival (WIFF) – an event of remarkable prestige, was held at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA), with the support of...

GSP+ not a panacea for dwindling exports

THE good news from Brussels is that Pakistan’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus status has been extended for another two years. The bad news is that our exports...

GSP+ status and our rights

Last month, Pakistan earned an extension to the much-coveted Generalised System of Preferences Plus status, conditional on certain commitments on human and labour...

Policy reforms must to maximise GSP Plus benefits

LAHORE – The business community has called for more policy reforms to get maximum benefits from Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) Plus status awarded to...

Curbing human trafficking part of govt policy: Ahsan

Islamabad: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that it the part of government policy to curb human trafficking and robust steps have been taken in this direction...

EU team arrives ahead of elections

An eight-member European Union delegation has arrived here to discuss political situation with heads of political parties in the context of coming general elections. The...