After years of struggle, Pakistan finally managed to add one of the world’s largest markets for its mangoes – China. The development is a major breakthrough in mango exports and will add millions of dollars to the country’s foreign reserves.
August 18: Pakistani mangoes to be sold in Walmart China
July 21: Pakistan becomes fifth largest remittances recipient country
According to the Economic Survey of Pakistan, Pakistan has become the fifth largest remittances recipient developing country in 2011.
April 8: Spotlighting the entrepreneurial side of women in Islamabad
The two-day Women Expo 2012 titled “Women in creative industry” came to an end at Jinnah Convention Centre. The event aimed to focus on young women entrepreneurs and to promote their products in the country and abroad for their economic empowerment. Both days were ripe with colourful stalls displaying handmade garments; arts and crafts; home décor; marble mosaic and inlay; gems and jewellery; furniture; stones and decoration pieces; wallets; mobile covers and foods representing every part and culture of Pakistan.
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