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  • Fiji to move over 40 villages inland as seas rise

    BONN: Fiji plans to move more than 40 villages to higher ground to escape coastal floods and is also working on ways to help future migrants from other Pacific island nations as sea levels rise, Fiji’s attorney general said...

    Fiji, presiding at negotiations among 200 nations in Germany on ways to strengthen action to curb climate change that is melting ice from the Alps to the Andes, is working to resolve issues such as land rights and...
  • AJK’s inland revenue dept head seldom seen in office

    MUZAFFARABAD: The head of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Department of Inland Revenue has attended his office in Muzaffarabad only twice after assuming this position on deputation basis in June last year...

    The services of Mohammad Waseem Altaf, a BPS-19 officer of the Inland Revenue Service of Pakistan, were placed at the disposal of the AJK Council on June 13, 2014, following which he was appointed as Commissioner Inland Revenue, a...

  • Falling inland fish production

    INLAND fisheries continue to suffer from multiple problems and there is no big initiative in sight to restore its previous galore...

    Production of inland fish has been on the decline chiefly because of the disappearance of hundreds of fishing ponds and lakes during the last two decades and absence of proper fishing facilities in rivers and canals...

  • The Indus Inland Waterways System – the next big thing for Asia?

    The river and its tributaries connect most major cities of Pakistan with each other and the Arabian Sea, but also Kabul in Afghanistan and the towns such as Gurdaspur and Ludhiana in India...

    If a carefully engineered Indus Inland Waterways System (IIWS) is developed, connecting several cities in the three countries with the Arabian Sea, it could bring a huge economic boon in the entire region inhabited by 500 million people,...

  • Inland fisheries — losing business in season

    To shore up the inland fisheries, the Sindh fisheries department’s hatcheries in five districts are supplying fish seed to these lakes and selling it to private fish farms...

    According to Director, Inland Fisheries, Khawar Pervez, flows from the Indus River to Keenjhar lake during the in monsoon are vital for fish breeding...

  • Gulf crisis casts a pall on remittances to Pakistan

    THE number of Pakistani workers going to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is on the decline, fuelling fears of a consequent fall in remittances from there, particularly at a time when the entire region in general and Saudi Arabia in particular is undergoing dramatic political and economic changes...

    Pakistan’s remittances from the GCC — a regional union comprising Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United...

  • Pakistan’s remittances

    Worker remittances to Pakistan have increased sharply since the launch of the Pakistan Remittance Initiative (PRI) in 2009...

    Thirty-three years after the first remittances began to trickle in from the Gulf, their volume had reached $6 billion...

  • Dependence on remittances

    OVER a period of nearly three years, Pakistan’s external account had been in surplus...

    Three major factors explain this trend: a dramatic fall in global oil prices (which led to large-scale savings on the oil import bill), rising worker remittances, and higher debt inflows...

  • Remittances: heavy reliance on GCC nations is imprudent

    The remittances’ market is undergoing a transformation as politico-economic conditions of host countries continue to change...

    Reliance on GCC nations (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain) for attracting the bulk of remittances is not misplaced given the size and quality of Pakistani workforce employed there...

  • ‘Remittances crucial for external account balance’

    KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan Deputy Governor Jameel Ahmad said on Thursday that workers’ remittances are a life line for the country’s external account balance...

    He was addressing the audience of a docudrama launched by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) targeted overseas Pakistani workers residing especially in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries...

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