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  • Accord signed with IDB on mobile clinics

    ISLAMABAD: The government and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) signed here on Tuesday a grant agreement for provision of 10 mobile clinics for rural areas...

    IDB President Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali, who was in Islamabad on a short visit, signed the agreement with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...

  • IDB puts Islamic finance on AIIB drawing board

    SARAJEVO: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is in discussions with Chinese officials to study the use of Islamic financing in the planned Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the head of the Jeddah-based multilateral lender told Reuters...

    A potential link-up between IDB and AIIB, which have 20 member countries in common, would also open a growing pool of capital in the hands of private-sector Islamic investors across the...

  • IDB, ECO financing sought for railway projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Railways is seeking financing by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Trade and Development Bank of Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) for infrastructure projects along the Pakistani section of the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul route...

    ECO President Javed Aslam, Deputy Secretary General Ahsan Mangi, the secretary programming of the IDB and officials of Pakistan Railways (PR) attended the meeting... ...

  • IDB approves $90m for polio eradication during 2016-18

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved financing of $90 million to assist the polio eradication programme in Pakistan during 2016-18...

    During a meeting at its Jeddah-based headquarters, the board of executive directors of IDB reviewed progress of the programme and approved the funding...

  • IDB agrees to continue funding Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday announced that the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the co-financers on the project have agreed to continue funding of the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project...

    The announcement by the minister came during his meeting with a delegation from IDB and Saudi Fund for Development at the Ministry of Finance today...

  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

    LONDON: Shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country’s biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging...

    Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank...

    One of the key findings is that there are insufficient jobs where bachelor and graduate degree holders are expected to use their acquired skills...

  • Pakistan's younger women riding a digital wave in drive for better jobs

    When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan...

    So she signed up for a tech programme called TechKaro, an initiative by Circle — a social enterprise that aims to improve women’s economic rights in Pakistan — and is now working full-time for a software company...

  • Zimbabwe trade union marches to demand jobs

    HARARE: Around 200 hundred people from Zimbabwe’s main trade union on Saturday marched to government offices in Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe fix the ailing economy and fulfil an election promise to create over 2 million jobs...

    Addressing the workers, ZCTU leader George Nkiwane said Mugabe’s ZANU-PF government must fulfil its election promise to create over 2m jobs because “we haven’t seen any single job that has been...

  • Forget merit, PML-N lawmakers to ‘oblige’ voters with jobs

    GUJRAT: PML-N lawmakers from Gujrat are being given a special quota in the hundreds of Grade 4 jobs in different departments of the district government allegedly at the behest of the provincial government...

    Official sources told Dawn that around 2,000 jobs Grade 1 to 4, which had already been advertised by health, education, agriculture and livestock departments, Tehsil Municipal Administration and the district council, would be...

  • China steel capacity reduction to cut 0.4m jobs

    MANILA: China’s plan to cut its steel production capacity by 100-150 million tonnes will lead to the loss of up to 400,000 jobs, the official Xin­hua news agency reported...

    China will raise funds to help workers should they lose their jobs when coal and steel firms close amid campaigns to cut overcapacity, according to Xinhua...

  • Auto vendors create 150,000 jobs this year

    KARACHI: Around 125,000-150,000 new jobs (direct and indirect) were created by 1,600 auto vending units during the last one year after opening of jobs at local auto assembling plants of cars, light and heavy commercial vehicles and two wheelers...

    Vice Chairman, Pakistan Association of Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM), Mehmood Alam Sherani, said for each job created at the vehicle assembling units, around 80 to...

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