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.
Pakistan Tender and Business News
CTC Global, an industrial equipment supplier in California, announced a partnership with Pakistan Cables Limited, to produce, distribute and sell CTC's ACCC electrical conductor 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.
As Pashtuns return to their homes, they are discovering home is a far more dangerous place than when they left it. It is also teeming with landmines.
Pakistan Mobile Communications (Jazz), a provider of telecommunication services in Pakistan, has selected Swedish telecom company Ericsson for the optimization and performance management of its complete radio Network.
Boston, Massachusetts-based Safr, a rideshare service focused on female empowerment, recently announced that it is now offering its services in Pakistan.
Pakistan-based Jazz, a provider of telecom services, just announced that it has signed a contract with Ericsson, a networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Sweden, to optimize their complete radio network.
Meltwater Middle East, a global media intelligence firm in the United Arab Emirates, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Peshawar Zalmi, a Pakistan cricket team, on 21 February.
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.
According to a new research effort conducted by Pakistan's F Quaid-i-Azam University, residents and workers in Lahore, one of the country's larger cities, are being regularly exposed to unsafe and highly toxic levels of pesticides.
The Manila-based Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $275 million loan to help build a surface irrigation system to increase agricultural production and improve food security in the Jhelum and Khushab districts in Punjab province in Pakistan.
Al-Futtaim (www.ALFuttaim.com), an automotive manufacturing partner headquartered in Dubai, and Groupe Renault (https://Group.Renault.com) have signed agreements covering rights to the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.
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.
General Electric Renewable Energy, headquartered in Paris, has signed a deal with wind farm owner and operator Tricon Boston Consulting for the provision and installation of the 150 megawatt (MW) wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan, the largest to date in the country.
Pakistan's Chishti Group, a well-known regional conglomerate, is selling a 51% stake in its Ardmore Gas Pvt., Ltd. company to Singapore-based Puma Energy.
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.
Canada has joined the funding group behind the Jordan based Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) as an observer state.
Pakistan's blasphemy laws were behind the brutal killing of Mashal Khan, 25, by a mob roused to a frenzy by allegations he had committed blasphemy.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
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.
Malala Yousafzai, a 16-year old education activist from Pakistan, just became the youngest United Nations' Messenger of Peace.
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.
As one of the most explosive areas of the world politically and otherwise, it is not surprising that the Pakistan-Afghanistan border's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are some of the most dangerous in the world for reporters.
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
High levels of both conventional and nuclear deterrence are likely to prevent the recent surge in clashes between India and Pakistan from escalating into all-out war, according to Pakistan’s former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf.