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  • US Congress authorises $700 million for reimbursing Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The Ame­rican Congress has authorised up to $700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to reimburse Pakistan for activities carried out in support of US operations in Afghanistan...

    The reconciled version makes $350m of $700m available to Pakistan under the CSF contingent upon certification from the secretary of defence that Pakistan is taking demonstrable steps against the Haqqani network...

  • 50 million at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

    Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley, far more than previously thought, according to a new study...

    Pakistan is aware of the growing problem, with arsenic levels rising in some areas as people increasingly and indiscriminately draw from the country's underground aquifers, said Lubna Bukhari, who heads the government's Council for Research in Water Resources......

  • Medication errors cause half a million deaths in Pakistan, say pharmacists

    KARACHI: Experts on Tuesday said at least half a million people in the country died annually due to medication “errors”...

    “As many as 500,000 people, including women and children annually die in Pakistan due to medication errors, which include wrong prescription, overdose of drugs, self-medication and adverse effects of medicines,” said Abdul Latif Shaikh, president of the Pakistan Society of Health System Pharmacists (PSHP), at a...

  • Uber to invest $500 million in Pakistan in next three years

    Uber has pledged to invest an additional $500 million towards expanding its operations in Pakistan, a week after Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty took charge of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa division...

    The Uber team and Gore-Coty met with the Chairman Federal Board of Investment Dr Miftah Ismail, on Thursday in Islamabad to discuss the expansion of Uber in Pakistan by investing $500m by 2020, a press release issued by the...

  • Pentagon not to pay Pakistan $300 million in military reimbursements

    WASHINGTON: The Pentagon will not pay Pakistan $300 million in military reimbursements after US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter decided not to tell Congress that Pakistan was taking adequate action against the Haqqani network, a US official said...

    "The funds could not be released to the Government of Pakistan at this time because the Secretary has not yet certified that Pakistan has taken sufficient action against the Haqqani...

  • PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add 100 million plants over next five years

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country...

    Whether it’s the ongoing one billion tree Tsunami campaign of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ of the PML-N’s federal government, people across the board are of the view that the initiatives are a good omen...

  • ‘Pakistan losing $133 million daily to corruption’

    With 59 anti-corruption and accountability related laws, Pakistan, he said, was rated 117th on the list of the most corrupt countries...

    Pakistan bears a loss of $133 million daily due to corruption,” he said, adding that less than one per cent of Pakistani citizens were taxpayers...

  • ADB to provide Pakistan $800 million loan for energy sector

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed on Thursday a letter of exchange for the establishment of Pakistan National Fund for Disaster Management (PNFDM), a program loan for the sustainable energy sector program and two other projects worth of $800million in the energy sector...

    It will support the implementation of the objectives laid out within the Pakistan National Power Policy 2013 (PNPP...

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