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News Alerts: تجارتی خسارے کی بڑی وجہ مقامی صنعتوں کی پیداواری صلاحیت کا محدود ہونا ہے، احسن اقبال کا بیان ---------- ۲۰۱۳ تک ملکی ضروریات کو پورا کرنے کے لئے بہت ساری اجناس بیرون ملک سے برآمد کی جا رہی تھیں، احسن اقبال ---------- تجارتی خسارے کی بڑی وجہ برآمدات پر انحصار کرنا بھی ہے، احسن اقبال ---------- توانائی بحران کے خاتمے سے ملک میں نئی صنعتیں قائم کی جا سکیں گی، احسن اقبال ---------- حالیہ صنعتی پیداوار بمشکل مقامی ضروریات پورا کرسکتی ہے، احسن اقبال ---------- ۲۰۱۳ میں اقتدار سنبھالا تو چند ایک کو چھوڑ کر زیادہ صنعتیں بند تھیں، احسن اقبال ---------- حکومت نے بجلی کی کم پیداوار کے باوجود صنعتی شعبے کو ترجیحی بنیادوں پر بجلی فراہم کی، احسن اقبال ---------- بجلی کی فراہمی سے آج مقامی صنعت بہت حد تک اپنے پاؤں پر کھڑی ہو چکی ہے، احسن اقبال ---------- زیادہ تر صنعتیں جو مکمل طور پر بند تھیں آج تین نہیں تو دو شفٹوں میں ضرور کام کر رہی ہیں، احسن اقبال ---------- چین کے ساتھ صنعتی تعاون کے نتیجے میں ہماری صنعت کو جدید بنانے میں مدد ملے گی، احسن اقبال ---------- پاکستان کے صنعتی شعبے کے تحفظ کو یقینی بنانے کے لئے ور کنگ گروپ میں وفاقی اور صوبائی سطح پر صنعتکاروں کی تنظیموں کی بھرپور نمائندگی موجود ہے، احسن اقبال ---------- صنعتی پیداوار میں اضافہ تجارتی خسارے کو کم کر دے گا، احسن اقبال

Press Releases

CPEC 9 industrial zones to be set up in 3 years: Ahsan Iqbal

13 April 2017

Islamabad, April 13, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform, and Ahsan Iqbal has said with ownership of provincial governments, all proposed nine industrial zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor would be completed in a period of two to three years. He expressed thes...


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Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal addressed at Annual Sports Gala of Imperial International School and College.

13 April 2017

Federal Minister said that Vision 2025 aims to put Pakistan in top 25 economies by 2025. According to recent study published by PWC, Pakistan will be amongst top 20 economies by 2030 and top 10 economies by 2050. He said that with time all the critics are praising our achievements. Ahsan Iq...


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Central Development Working Party (CDWP), approved development projects of worth RS.74.48 billion

11 April 2017

ISLAMABAD: While approving several development projects costing 74.48 billion Rupees, the Central Development Working Party (CDWP), chaired by Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Ahsan Iqbal, on Tuesday recommended Ecnec to consider approval of 6 ...


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Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal speaking to party workers and youth delegations from Baluchistan

9 April 2017

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform, Ahsan Iqbal has stated that world narrative about Pakistan has completely changed with converting CPEC dream into a reality and transformation of Gwadar as a new center of development in the region. “Opponent were terming Pakistan as the...


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CPEC offers unprecedented opportunities for Pakistani Business

7 April 2017

Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal addressed at the 1st All Pakistan Chambers and Associations Seminar on CPEC held at Gawadar, Baluchistan on 7th April, 2017. Seminar was attended by all the Business & Commerce Chambers of Pakistan, Government Officials, Local Community and Other Major Stakehold...


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Export Led Sustainable Growth Is Our Top Priority: Ahsan Iqbal

5 April 2017

Islamabad, April 05, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R), Ahsan Iqbal has said that obtaining export led sustainable growth is our top priority where relocation of Chinese enterprises and revival of Pakistan’s industries can serve the interest of the two nations...


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CPEC Creates Opportunity To Relocate China’s Labour Intensive Industry: Ahsan Iqbal. Pakistan Can Attain 8-10pc Growth Rate Over Next 30 Years: Professor Justin Yifu Lin

4 April 2017

ISLAMABAD, April 04, 2017: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal said that CPEC has provided an opportunity to relocate China’s labour intensive industries and take full advantage from the 85 million dying jobs in China. “The country missed several chances of develop...


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Government provides investment friendly environment for foreign investors: Ahsan Iqbal

4 April 2017

Islamabad, April 4, 2017: The world leading French enterprises from different sectors, mainly, information technology, energy, infrastructure and others are keen to heavily invest in Pakistan. A delegation of Pakistan France Business Council expressed this interest on Tuesday, in a meeting w...


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Minister Ahsan Iqbal met with Prof. Justin Yifu Lin (Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Commerce & Industries/Former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank)

1 April 2017

CPEC HAS TRANSFORMED SINO-PAK BILATERAL RELATIONS: AHSAN IQBAL (Islamabad, April 01, 2017): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Prof. Ahsan Iqbal said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor has transformed Pak-China bilateral relations from strategic nature to economic coope...


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Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal chaired concluding session of Fourth Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

31 March 2017

Removing inequalities and promoting peace & harmony are the key challenges in Asia-Pacific: Ahsan Iqbal. ?Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, In his concluding remarks said, "Asia Pacific is home to 4.3 billion people which is two third of world's population. Asia has emerged as new engine of growth for wor...


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Prof Ahsan lqbal, Federal Minister elected as Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable development (APFSD)

30 March 2017

Prof Ahsan lqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms led Pakistani Delegation to the Fourth Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable development (APFSD) being held in Bangkok from 29-31 March, 2017. The APFSD is a key forum on enhancing Sustainable, Development and implementation o...


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Inauguration of CPEC Excellence Centre by Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal

27 March 2017

ISLAMABAD, March 27, 2017: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal has inaugurated China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Center of Excellence in Islamabad on Monday. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Ahsan Iqbal said it is a very special day when dream is coming true b...


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Ground-breaking ceremony of two 660-megawatts coal-fired power plants

21 March 2017

HUB, March 21, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said that energy crisis in the country is going to end soon due to the effective and fast-track measures taken by the present government. Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony of two 660-megawatts coal-fired power...


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Ahsan Iqbal Awarding Degrees to Students at Hamdard University Islamabad.

13 March 2017

Islamabad, March 13, 2017, Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal stressed on the need for maturity in the personality of students which can come through scientific edification. Minister said this while addressing the convocation of Hamdard University, Islamabad here on Monday. Federal Minister for P...


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Inaugural Session of National Centre for Physics International Scientific School.

13 March 2017

Islamabad, March 13, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Mr. Ahsan Iqbal addressed at the Inaugural Session of National Centre for Physics’ International Scientific School, Quaid-e-Azam University Campus. honorable scientists from different countries, students and aca...


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CDWP approves 17 projects of worth Rs 99.4 billion

9 March 2017

Islamabad: The Central Development Working Party( CDWP) approved various significant projects under transport and communication sector, energy, water resources, physical planning and agriculture & food. Overall, the CDWP approved 17 projects of worth Rs 99.4 billion, including five projects...


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Ahsan Iqbal briefing Senate Forum for Policy Research at PIPS

7 March 2017

Islamabad, March 7, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal has stated that CPEC would enlist Pakistan among top 25 economies of the world by 2025. He further said that US $50 billion dollar investment under the framework of China Pakistan Economic Corrido...


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CPEC Tower to be built in Islamabad

6 March 2017

Decision is reached to build The CPEC Tower in the capital city, Islamabad. The tower will be the tallest building in the city and will serve as a symbol of socioeconomic progress Pakistan is making across all the fronts. Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms (PD&R), Ahsan Iqbal not...


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CPEC Progress Review Meeting

3 March 2017

Islamabad, March 03, 2017: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that CPEC projects in energy, Gwadar, motorways and other sectors would be completed in the targeted time frame. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting in Planning Commission at Islamabad on...


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"Economic Consequences of Under Nutrition"

24 February 2017

Federal Minister Mr. Ahsan Iqbal addressed the meeting following up on the Report of Economic Consequences of Under Nutrition in Pakistan. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan Iqbal said that a healthy nation is pivotal to economic and social development, which is...


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Mr. Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated SDG Support Unit at P-Block

10 February 2017

Federal Minister Mr. Ahsan Iqbal urged all development partners to use SDGs agencies to synergize and coordinate their efforts to support Pakistan in achieving SDGs. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated SDG Support Unit at P-Block, Pakistan Secret...


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Inauguration Ceremony of “Executive Management Leadership Course for 1000 Civil Servants

9 February 2017

Islamabad, February 09, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan Iqbal addressed the Inauguration Ceremony of “Executive Management Leadership Course for 1000 Civil Servants” held at P-block Auditorium. The purpose of this course is to share modern principle...


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CDWP approves 15 projects of worth Rs 172.1 billion

7 February 2017

Islamabad, February 07, 2017: The Central Development Working Party ( CDWP) approved four significant projects of worth Rs 142 billion which includes Kachi canal project, dualization & improvement of old Bannu road, dualization & improvement of Indus Highway (N-55), and integration of health se...


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National Transport Policy and Master Plan

7 February 2017

ISLAMABAD, February 07, 2017 – Today the Government of Pakistan kicked-off a 2 year project to formulate the National Transport Policy which will cover railways, roads, ports and shipping, aviation, and logistics services. The project seeks to create a safe, efficient and sustainable transpo...


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National Business Education Conference

7 February 2017

Islamabad, February 07, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal urged Deans of Business Schools to help Higher Education in devising higher education Vision 2025 to cater socio-economic needs of the country. Minister expressed these views while addressing to...


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Establishment of CPEC Consortium on Education Sector

6 February 2017

A consortium of top Pakistani business schools was formed to engage academic sector for applied research on various industrial and business opportunities related to CPEC and make this project, a real game changer. The decision was taken in a meeting at Planning Commission Islamabad, under the ...


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Ahsan Iqbal chairs 60th National Logistics Board (NLB) Meeting

6 February 2017

Islamabad, February 6, 2017: The 60th meeting of the National Logistic Board (NLB) was held here on Monday. Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Chairman NLB Prof. Ahsan Iqbal presided over the meeting which was attended by other members of the apex logistics body. Quarter Ma...


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Ahsan meets senior officials of state department, USAID

3 February 2017

(Washington, D.C) Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Professor Dr. Ahsan Iqbal today held a joint meeting with senior officials of the State Department and the USAID at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC. Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani also joined the meeting. The mee...


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Business plan needed for the revival of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA).

27 January 2017

Islamabad : Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that revenue maximisation, cost rationalisation and growth driven based on improved services and end to end envisioned business plan needed for the revival of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA). He exp...


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Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting on special committee formed by ECC to supervise reforms of PIA.

23 January 2017

Federal Minister for Planning and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said that 2017 will be the year of the restoration of the PIA. He dircted PIA's senior management to develop a comprehensive two-year plan for its restoration by 26 January. Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting on special committee formed by ...


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CPEC website Launching : Federal Minister

19 January 2017

To provide access to accurate information, Ministry of Planning Development and Reform (PD&R) had lunched official website of China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Minister PD&R Ahsan Iqbal has launched the website in a post 6th Joint Cooperation follow up meeting on Thursday which was attended by ...


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6th Post JCC Meeting under the chairmanship of Federal Minister

19 January 2017

Islamabad--Jan 19, 2017: Expressing their full support to China Pakistan Economic Corridor, federal and provincial governments have agreed to complete homework on new projects approved by 6th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) to ensure its speedy and timely implementation. The decision was tak...


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Solve the crises of potable water shortage in Gwadar.

18 January 2017

Islamabad, Jan 18, 2017: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) Professor Ahsan Iqbal has instructed concerned authorities to immediately solve the crises of potable water shortage in Gwadar. “Keeping in view the future expansion of Gwadar City, Port and planned industrializa...


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CDWP approves 18 projects of worth Rs 154 billion

17 January 2017

Islamabad : The Central Development Working Party( CDWP) approved various significant projects to transmit electricity from the power plants to the national grid for transfer to upcountry load centres. Overall, the CDWP approved 18 projects of worth Rs154 billion, including seven project c...


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Ahsan Iqbal urged local governments to come forward and take up SDGs as their development agenda.

11 January 2017

Islamabad, January 11, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal urged local governments to come forward and take up SDGs as their development agenda. Ahsan Iqbal expressed these views while addressing to the inaugural session of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation F...


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Productivity , Quality & Innovation are driver of sustainable economic growth

10 January 2017

Islamabad, January 10, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that productivity, quality and innovation are the core conditions of competitiveness of an economy and drivers of economic growth and development . Ahsan Iqbal expressed these views while addre...


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Vice Chancellor’s Committee Meeting

5 January 2017

Islamabad, January 05, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal urged vice chancellors of public universities to help Higher Education in devising higher education Vision 2025 to cater socio-economic needs of the country. Minister expressed these views while add...


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Planning Commission Holds RTC for Promoting S&T

3 January 2017

Islamabad, January 3, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform emphasized upon forming of a working group consisting of top scientists to advise government to foster development of science and technology in Pakistan The Minister expressed these views while addressing Round T...


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Officials from all provinces at JCC, a symbol of national unity: Ahsan Iqbal

2 January 2017

Officials from all provinces at JCC, a symbol of national unity: Ahsan Iqbal Beijing : Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal addressed academics from Peking University in China prior to JCC to be held on 29th December , 2016 While making his address the Minister said...


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CDWP approves 14 projects of worth Rs 139.5 billion

2 January 2017

Islamabad : The Central Development Working Party( CDWP) approved three significant projects of worth Rs 108 billion related to the areas situated around CPEC alignment to enhance mobility and to ensure socio - economic development. Overall, the CDWP approved 14 projects of worth Rs 139.5 billi...


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Planning Commission holds RTC on health issues

2 January 2017

Islamabad, January 2, 2017: Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal highlighted the significance of health issues such as non communicable diseases and how they can be prevented by promoting healthy lifestyle. Minister expressed his views while addressing round table...


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CPEC offers opportunities for SMEs

27 October 2016

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can provide great opportunity for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to develop and grow as the role of SMEs is critical in the processes of inclusive growth. H...


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Ahsan Iqbal Addressing the national conference ykjty

27 October 2016

Ahsan Iqbal Addressing the national conference ykjty Our system problem And lack of continuity of policies The We annually 20 million Jobs for youth Creating Call to eliminate all corrupt dictator And they brought corruption Stack left Parliamentary system solutions In fast Parliame...


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Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal chairs Senate PIDE meeting

27 October 2016

Federal Minister for Planning , Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that our goal is to transform Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) into a leading think tank in the fields of development and economics . He expressed these views while chairing 10th meeting of Senate P...


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CPEC projects on completion will silence critics: Ahsan Iqbal

27 October 2016

ISLAMABAD : Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal chaired a high level meeting to review the progress on various projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Officials of various ministries briefed the meeting about status of work on various projects under ...


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Ahsan Iqbal calls for political stability for growth and development

18 May 2016

Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal today said that political instability and inconsistency in policies, poor investment in infrastructure, wrong economic policies and disjointed governance cost dearly in the past. We will not let mistakes of the past to be repeated. Pak...


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Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Thursday rejected the Terms of Reference (ToR)s of Opposition parties about Panama Leaks issue and said that the ToRs was not against the corruption.

9 May 2016

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Thursday rejected the Terms of Reference (ToR)s of Opposition parties about Panama Leaks issue and said that the ToRs was not against the corruption. Talking to media at Islamia College University in Peshawar, he said it has become cr...


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Health services: National dashboard launched

23 April 2016

ISLAMABAD: The Health Planning, Systems Strengthening and Information Analysis Unit (HPSIU), a national dashboard which will compile online interactive health information from provincial health departments, was launched on Wednesday by the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and...


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Microsoft Launches Pakistan’s first of its Kind Entrepreneurship Platform– Rozgar.Work

23 April 2016

The Rozgar.work platform provides job-seekers with end-to-end career guidance, up skilling, job-matching and mentorship – all centred on a free online hub that brings the best resources together in a bold attempt to address unemployment and underemployment. The platform is powered by Microsof...


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Ahsan for adopting modern techniques in research

23 April 2016

islamabad - Convocation 2016 was held at Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), the leading engineering institution of the country, with Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal as chief guest.The minister conferred degrees on the successful ca...


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Ahsan Iqbal directs to formulate integrated plan for fast track basis on hydro power projects

21 April 2016

Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal today directed to formulate an integrated plan on hydro power projects to take up their construction work on fast track basis. This integrated plan should consider financial implications as well as demand and supply of power to be pr...


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Pakistan and China sign historic PRSS-1 agreement, takes Sino-Pak friendship higher than stars, says Ahsan Iqbal

21 April 2016

Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) signed a contract for the development and launch of Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) System. Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal and Mr. Yin Limpi...


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First phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be completed by 2018: Ahsan Iqbal

18 April 2016

Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal today stated, “First phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be completed by 2018 The production of 10,000 MGW of energy under CPEC would help to overcome the energy crisis by 2018 as well as upgrade the existing road ...


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Ahsan Iqbal proposes China-Pakistan business platform for joint production in economic zones

18 April 2016

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Reform Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday proposed China-Pakistan business platform for joint production in economic zones under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He also proposed for working out a mechanism for training of Pakistani human resource in ...


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Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Ahsan Iqbal Announced the Poverty Line

18 April 2016

On April 7, 2016 Government of Pakistan announced resetting of poverty line thus settling the debate which was going on since 2008. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Professor Ahsan Iqbal and Minister for Finance, Mr. Mohammad Ishaq Dar made the announcement. While explaining the need for...


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Pakistan and China reaffirms their commitment to CPEC in a meeting between Minister Planning & Development and Mr. Zhang Chuxian, member of CPEC

8 April 2016

Pakistan and China today reaffirmed their commitment speedily implementing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, which will realize the visions of leadership of both China and Pakistan to take the decades-old geo political relations to geo economic orbit. Federal Minister Planning, D...


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CAREC University will be “university of future”: Ahsan Iqbal

8 April 2016

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal today state, “Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) University will be “university of the future” by incorporating world’s best academic models with top faculty recruited through international selection. Work ...


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Pakistan proposes deal with Xinjiang to extend scope of CPEC

8 April 2016

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has proposed to sign a five-year cooperation agreement with China’s western Xinjiang province to extend the scope of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) beyond infrastructure and energy projects to commerce and trade. The CPEC, announced in April last year, is a mo...


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Planning Ministry to be made ideal work-place for women: Ahsan Iqbal

9 March 2016

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said that the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform would be made an ideal work-place for women so that they could contribute effectively in national development. The minister was speaking at a cak...


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Pakistan can move to top twenty five econnomies of the world by 2025

30 November -0001

Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal today said that Pakistan can move to top twenty five econnomies of the world by 2025 with the passion of people of Pakistan and the talent of our youth, which can even take the country in top ten econnomies of the world by 2047. Pak...


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Ahsan Iqbal declares 2016 year of productivity, quality and innovation

30 November -0001

Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal declared 2016 as the year of Productivity, Quality and Innovation. He said that Pakistan needs average 7-8 percent growth rate in next ten years for sustained economic growth to create job opportunities for the growing youth population...


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31st Annual General Meeting and Conference of PIDE

30 November -0001

The 31st Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists (THE PSDE) will begintoday, December 17, 2015, at the Marriott, Islamabad. The theme of the PSDE’s 31st AGM & Conference is “Vision 2025: Effective Strategies for Transformational Growth”. The...


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Curriculum reforms most important initiative for the future of country: Ahsan Iqbal

30 November -0001

Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said today that curriculum reforms is the most important initiative for the future of our country and is a collective enterprise of all the provinces and federal government along with stakeholders for completion of this task in next ...


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Pakistan would welcome Italian cooperation in social, economic, education and technological areas: Ahsan Iqbal

30 November -0001

Ambassador of Italy in Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo called on Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal today. The meeting was held in warm and cordial environment. Various issues pertaining to mutual interests, cooperation and bilateral relations were discussed. They exchan...


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Pakistan values its ties with Tajikistan : Ahsan Iqbal

30 November -0001

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Tajikitan Aslo Sirojidin Muhridinovich called on Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal. Both sides discussed the matters of mutual interest and agreed to broaden the cooperation in economic, cultural and education sectors. They sa...


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Federal Govt is committed to prioritizing SDGs: Ahsan Iqbal

30 November -0001

Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal said federal government is committed prioritizing to SDGs. We have to work closely with the provinces for achieving the targets in the social sector. Federal government envisages human development its first pillar in its development ag...


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CDWP on Wednesday approved 13 projects costingRs13.87 billion

30 November -0001

The Central Development Working Party on Wednesday approved 13 projects costingRs13.87 billion, and referred seven projects worth Rs1414.68billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council. The meeting, chaired by Minister Planning, Development and Reform Prof Ahsan Iqbal, ...


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CPEC is a national project: Ahsan Iqbal

30 November -0001

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ashan Iqbal today said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a national project and it would benefit all the provinces as well as three billion people of region. No province or region of the country would be discriminated in ...


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