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NOSTALGIA…Beyond business

NOSTALGIA…Beyond business

I remember the excitement as we readied ourselves for that (delayed) flight to New Delhi in May 2010. Several businessmen and women were headed for the Aman ki Asha Indo-Pak Meet along with those of...
INTERVIEW…Of trade and peace

INTERVIEW…Of trade and peace

By Faryal Najeeb Makhdoom Amin Fahim Minister of Commerce Q. How are you viewing the developments on the Pakistan-India trade ties front? A. It is a very positive step that will not only benefit the...
India mulling over opening new trade routes: Indian HC

India mulling over opening new trade routes: Indian HC

LAHORE: Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan, Sharat Sabharwal on Monday said that India was mulling over opening new trade routes for trade between the two countries, Geo News reported. He was...
Pakistan may end negative list by year end

Pakistan may end negative list by year end

LAHORE: Federal Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood Monday said Pakistan government has decided to phase out the negative list by December 31, 2012 provided India assures level playing fields for...
Aman Ki Asha moot kicks off…Designs of enemies of peace must be frustrated: PM

Aman Ki Asha moot kicks off…Designs of enemies of peace must be frustrated: PM

By Babar Dogar & Faizan Bangash Terms improved ties with India a cherished goal; calls for protecting peace initiatives for collective prosperity; hails Indian permission for FDI from Pakistan;...
India should take daring peace steps: Khar

India should take daring peace steps: Khar

By Our correspondents Maleeha Lodhi stresses free but fair mutual trade; Shahid Malik wants political harmony for sustainable peace process; Sharat Sabharwal hopes trade will enhance mutual trust...
Aman Ki Asha moot begins with high optimism, high hopes

Aman Ki Asha moot begins with high optimism, high hopes

Speakers says two-day conference will prove to be a defining moment in Indo-Pak history; Jang Group’s Shahrukh Hasan, Times of India’s Rahul Kansal, CII President Adi Godrej, PBC chief...
Indians, Pakistanis click again for peace dividend

Indians, Pakistanis click again for peace dividend

Nawaz Sharif paid through his nose for ties with India By MAK Lodhi LAHORE: Whatever way one may view the PML-N leader Mian Nawaz Sharifis role in the messy politics, his contribution to restore...
India, Pakistan working to liberalise business visa regime: Sabharwal

India, Pakistan working to liberalise business visa regime: Sabharwal

By Babar Dogar LAHORE: Sharat Sabharwal, the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, has expressed hope that an agreement for liberalising business visa regime between India and Pakistan will be signed...
Indian experts keen to study Pakistani social sector public private partnerships

Indian experts keen to study Pakistani social sector public private partnerships

By Jawwad Rizvi and Amer Malik LAHORE: Indian social sector experts are keen to study how public private partnerships are being operated in the social sector institutions of Pakistan, which have...