Pakistan Tender and Business News

Pakistan's New PM and Leading Party Will Continue Strong Ties with China

Though at first look the announcement that the Paistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI), or Pakistan Movement for Justice party, has been announced the winner of the country's 2018 general election, according to a report by China.org.cn neither it nor its new prime minister should cause much of a shift in relations with China.

An Aging Asia Creates Challenges for Its Leadership

For most of history all populations in the world grew with more children compared to the adult populations. Now Asia is facing a crisis because of the presence of less children and a higher percentage of adults. Representatives across the region gathered June 12-13 in Mongolia to discuss the issue.

GE to Provide Power to Cement Plant in Pakistan

Power Cement Limited, a Pakistani manufacturer and seller of cement, has awarded a contract to New York-based energy techniques company GE Power for the design, manufacture and delivery of a 132/6.3 kilovolt (kV) air-insulated switchgear (AIS) grid station.

Pakistan Launches New Centre To Address Violence Toward Women

Pakistan has long been seen as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women. A new Violence Against Women Centre (VAWC), with state-0f-the-art facilities and currently being tested in Southern Punjab, may provide a safe haven to report such crimes and get justice.

Asian Development Bank Commits $5B to CAREC 2030 Agenda

During the 16th Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Ministerial Conference held on October 27 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao committed over $5 billion to supporting the CAREC 2030 agenda over the next five years.

Pakistan's UN Ambassador Making a Difference as Asia Rises in 'New World Order'

Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's ambassador to the UN since 2015, brought with her a unique background in academia, journalism and diplomacy. With Asia itself on the rise as both an economic and political power, this multi-faceted background is proving essential to navigating the complex seas of influence within the United Nations.

Pakistani Team to Investigate Sexual Harassment on Public Transit Systems

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group recently announced a major funding grant to a Pakistani team to investigate the environment that leads to harassment of women on public transit systems. This was one of many similar grants just awarded principally in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Sustainable Human Development Requires Far More Inclusion

Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.

XCMG Completes Its Second Live-Streamed Apprentice Training Program

XCMG, a China-based multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company, recently completed is "XCMG Apprentice" Season II Program hosted at the company headquarter in Xuzhou, China from December 16 to 20, offering five global apprentices the opportunity to study XCMG's technologies while promoting international exchange in construction machinery industry and culture

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