FAO distributes Kharif crop packages in merged districts

The FAO, with support from USAID, is distributing Kharif crop packages to 16,000 vulnerable households in the merged tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Pak-Afghan border in Kharlachi reopens for trade

Brigadier Najaf said formal trade has already started with Afghanistan through Kharlachi crossing, which was the nearest point with Kabul.

Ban on bringing sheep to Pakistan via Torkham border persists

The ban on bringing sheep to Pakistan from Afghanistan via the route of Torkham border is still in place with few days remaining in Eidul Azha.

Pakistan and Afghanistan private sector representatives boost trade through US-organized initiative

Private sector representatives from Pakistan and Afghanistan met on Wednesday to boost prosperity and create jobs in both countries.

UNHCR for additional investments in education, livelihoods for Afghan refugees

The UNHCR convened a global high-level meeting to seek practical support and galvanize action in support of durable solutions for Afghan refugees.

Export of Pakistani mangoes to Japan begins

Mango export from Pakistan to Japan has started this season. Last year, these exported Pakistani mangoes reached a record high of 120 tons.

US provides 100 ventilators to Pakistan to support COVID-19 response

The United States Government has donated 100 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to support Pakistan in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus death toll of Pakistanis in UAE reaches 34

The death toll of Pakistani citizens who died of coronavirus in the UAE has reached 34 who have been laid to rest in the Gulf country.

Forced displacement affecting 1 per cent of humanity

ISLAMABAD: The UN Refugee Agency said on Friday that the year 2019 saw a sharp increase in global displacement, affecting more than 1 per...

Govt approves establishment of Khyber Pass Economic Corridor

The federal government has approved construction of the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor leading to the Pak-Afghan Torkham border from Peshawar.

Merged districts get Rs48b in budget development allocations

The NEC chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday approved the national development outlay of Rs1,324 billion for upcoming budget 2020-21.

Massive increase in coronavirus cases in Pakistan

Pakistan witnessed massive increase in coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours as the death toll has reached 1,433 and infections crossed 68,300.