Karachi: State Bank of Pakistan to open branch office in Gilgit-Baltistan soon

Karachi: State Bank of Pakistan to open branch office in Gilgit-Baltistan soon

Our Correspondent Islamabad, March 4: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Mehdi Shah and Chief Secretary Sajad Hottiana along with Senior Minister Muhammad Jafar called on Yasin Anwar, the Governor of State Bank of Pakistan, today in Karachi. The two sides discussed the financial issues being faced by the  government of Gilgit-Baltistan. The...

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Weeklong training on entrepreneurship concluded in Aliabad, Hunza

Weeklong training on entrepreneurship concluded in Aliabad, Hunza

Aliabad, March 4: (PR) Karakoram Area Development Organization (KADO) conducted a weeklong training session on entrepreneurship development in Aliabad, Hunza. 25 young participants, mostly female, participated in the week-long training session. The participants were given theoretical and practical knowledge about entrepreneurship. It is worth mentioning that majority of the trainees were...

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Escaping Pakistan’s poverty trap – Courtesy: Telegraph

Escaping Pakistan’s poverty trap – Courtesy: Telegraph

By Peter Oborne 7:00AM GMT 04 Mar 2013 We were on the road from Gilgit to Sost, in the far north of Pakistan, a journey that follows the Silk Route taken for millennia by merchants on the road to China. We passed the site of the battle of Nilt, where three...

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Karachi: Student from Shigar among victims of the Abbas Town blast, 6 GBians injured

Karachi: Student from Shigar among victims of the Abbas Town blast, 6 GBians injured

Monitoring Desk Karachi, March 3: A student from Shigar Valley, Baltistan, is reportedly among victims of the twin-blasts in Abbas Town Karachi which claimed around 45 lives today. At least six students from different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan were also injured in the incident, of whom two are reported to be...

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