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Gwadar Port starts handling transit cargo

Gwadar Port starts handling transit cargo

The beginning of Afghan Transit Trade from Gwadar Port marks the conversion of Gwadar into a regional hub port. Last week, a ship carrying first consignment of fertilizer for Afghanistan anchored at Gwadar Port in Balochistan. The port already has …

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Precarious reliance on remittances

Precarious reliance on remittances

Does the last Wednesday speech of the US President Donald Trump in which he declared that the USA is 100% self-sufficient in meeting its energy needs raise alarms for the overseas workers working in the Gulf? Majority of the overseas …

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CPEC: A dream come true or an allegory

CPEC: A dream come true or an allegory

“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve”.– (Quaid-e-Azam). Pakistan is sharing its borders with India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China but more closely relationships and true friend is China who always aided Pakistan …

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Solving the poultry puzzle

Solving the poultry puzzle

Exports play an important role in a country’s economy, influencing the level of economic growth, employment and the balance of payments. The fundamental relation between economic growth and exports has long been a subject of discussion and debate among economists, …

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Lopsided reporting on US-Iran conflict

Lopsided reporting on US-Iran conflict

Without mincing words, it may be said that Pakistani readers/viewers get no clue of the current United States–Iran conflict. To be precise they are lost by reading reports released by international media houses. The reason in most obvious, these media …

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Effective soft & hard skills for new managers

Effective soft & hard skills for new managers

To become a Manager is a matter of intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, courage, and discipline. Interestingly business education engrossed on the quantitative or “hard” skills necessary to be an effective manager. However, the importance of technical skills for example accounting skills …

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