Tag: Cooperation

Pakistan to define parameters of cooperation with US

The Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DCC) decided on Thursday to begin an inter-agency process to clearly define the parameters of cooperation with the...

Turkish delegation discusses cooperation in water with WAPDA

A seven member delegation of renowned Turkish companies, headed by ENKA Chairman Sinan Tara, visited WAPDA House and held a meeting with WAPDA Chairman...

Hafeez discusses economic development cooperation in bilateral meetings

WASHINGTON - Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh discussed development partnership with leaders of major economic powers in seperate meeings on the occasion of annual IMF-World Bank gathering.
Dr Shaikh briefed German, British and American leaders about the government's focus on development as well as its efforts towards greater economic stabilization.
German Finance Minister Dick Niebel offered his country's support for Pakistan's hydro power projects and small dams.

Public cooperation sought to wipe out anti-social elements

FAISALABAD - Faisalabad police needed public cooperation to wipe out drug barons, land mafia, touts and god fathers of criminals from the region, said Regional Police Officer (RPO) Aftab Ahmed Cheema while addressing a meeting of lawyers, journalists and local politicians. The meeting was also attended by the superintendent of police (SP), deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) and station house officers (SHOs) of Tandlianwala and Samundary who were there to answer the public

Gilani for greater Pak-Uzbek parliamentary cooperation

TASHKENT - Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani urging greater inter-parliamentary interaction between Pakistan and Uzbekistan. Said stronger "bilateral ties would benefit both countries' peoples."
Talking to Dilarom Tashmukhamedova, Speaker of the Legislative chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Uzbekistan - the parliament's lower house, at the Parliament building here, Gilani urged exchange of parliamentary delegations between the two countries.
Gilani who is here on a

Pakistan and Uzbekistan pledge cooperation

TASHKENT - Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Thursday pledged to move forward in all spheres, especially in energy sector, bilateral investment and trade. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and his Uzbek counterpart Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev discussed bilateral ties, situation in the region with particular focus on the transition in Afghanistan and the need for peace and stability in the war-ravaged country, in their talks held here at the International Business Centre.

‘FPCCI will help promote Pak-China economic cooperation’

LAHORE - The Chengdu office of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) shall play an important role in promoting economic cooperation between Pakistan and China and help achieve bilateral trade target of $15 billion by 2015, stated FPCCI President Senator Ghulam Ali at a visit of the first ever overseas office of FPCCI.
"FPCCI office has been provided by China Council for Promotion of International Trade, Sichuan Province, which is a reflection of

Pakistan, Philippines to boost cooperation

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Philippines have reiterated their commitment to further intensify cooperation in culture, tourism, trade, education, science and technology, civilian nuclear energy and promote people-to-people contacts.
The third Round of Policy Consultation Talks between the ministries of foreign affairs of Pakistan and the Philippines was held on Saturday in Islamabad. Assistant Secretary Asia and Pacific Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs Cristina G Ortega

‘Pakistan, China to set up mechanism for civil nuclear energy cooperation’

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Saturday said China and Pakistan would set up a new energy cooperation mechanism to promote cooperation in conventional, renewable and civil nuclear energy.
"We have identified 36 projects for the next Pak-China five-year development programme (2012-2016). These include major projects in education, health, energy, information and communications technologies (ICT), transport, agriculture, and water conservancy. Our goals are to

Pakistan seeks increased cooperation with Oman

MUSCAT - An increased Omani investment was sought by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in Pakistan's energy, telecom and agro-based industries beside an early finalisation of a free trade agreement with the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) during a meeting with Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmud Al Sai'd.
Bilateral relations, economic cooperation, trade, commerce and investment were discussed in a meeting attended by Foreign Minister Shah

India, Russia sign deals for jets, nuclear cooperation

NEW DELHI: Russia and India on Tuesday agreed on a series of defence and nuclear deals potentially worth billions of dollars and pledged to deepen cooperation on counter-terrorism and regional security.
The agreements surrounded talks in New Delhi between visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Premier Manmohan Singh, during which both sides set a target of doubling bilateral trade to 20 billion dollars by 2015. They also signed a contract envisaging the joint

Zardari seeks Kuwait’s cooperation for GCC FTA

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari stated on Monday that Pakistan was keen to conclude a free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and was looking for Kuwait's support in this regard. This, he said, would pave way for boosted commercial activity between Pakistan and the Gulf countries.
In a meeting with the Special envoy of Amir of the State of Kuwait Dr Abdullah Maatooq Almaatoq, who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President said that there was immense

SECP and CSRC vow to strengthen regulatory cooperation

ISLAMABAD - The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further enhance regulatory cooperation and information sharing between the two regulatory agencies.
SECP Commissioner Tahir Mahmood in a statement stated, "the MOU is aimed at supporting the national economy and minimising risk that is implicit in financial market transactions. The expanding securities

EU, India agree to crank up anti-terror cooperation

BRUSSELS: The European Union and India agreed on Friday to intensify their cooperation against terrorism to deny safe havens to extremists in the wake of the Mumbai attacks and new threats against Europe.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the EU leadership issued a joint declaration in Brussels vowing to encourage "all" nations to dismantle "terror infrastructure on the territories under their control." They did not name any country but the West has been on high alert over fears

Cooperation council will help strengthen Pak-Turk ties: Gilani

ISTANBUL: The commissioning of the High Level Cooperation Council (HLCC) will enable the leaders of Pakistan and Turkey to take important decisions to boost ties in all areas, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said on Wednesday.
Gilani said the two governments had committed to ensuring practical implementation of the 17 memorandums of understanding signed during his three-day visit. After addressing the Turkish business community, Gilani said the Pak-Turkey ties were unique in

Pakistan and Russia sign MoU on energy cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the Russian Federation on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding cooperation in oil and gas exploration, construction of trans-national gas pipelines and technology transfer.
According to an official announcement, the MoU was signed by Minister for Petroleum Naveed Qamar and Russian Minister for Energy SI Shmatko in Moscow on Friday.
The MOU lays down mechanism and desire for the two countries to cooperate in oil and gas

Pakistan, Afghanistan pledge cooperation against extremism

KABUL: Pakistan and Afghanistan have vowed to work more closely to combat extremism, Afghan president's office said on Wednesday after talks between Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Karzai's office said in a statement that the pair spoke by telephone on Tuesday evening and discussed areas where the two neighbours could cooperate more, including on economic ties.
"Both sides emphasised more cooperation and coordination between security institutions of the