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Climate Change and Pakistan

Climate Change and Pakistan

Climate Change is a serious global threat and Pakistan has been ranked eighth on the list of countries most vulnerable to climate change by the German watch Global Climate Risk Index. According to a UK-based global risk consulting firm, Verisk Maplecroft, three cities of Pakistan are considered at high risk from climate change that includes […]

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Harnessing Coal and Atom

Harnessing Coal and Atom

Pakistan has struggled with scheduled and unscheduled power cuts for decades. Problem started becoming particularly chronic since 2005 due to rise in oil prices.  Bill for oil import currently stands at $14 billion approximately. “Pakistan has been facing rising oil prices and declining gas reserves as well as tight foreign account situation, rendering the reliance […]

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Grabbing the GSP plus Opportunity

Grabbing the GSP plus Opportunity

   The International Trade Committee of the European Union (EU) Parliament has approved the GSP plus status for Pakistan. The decision was passed after voting. This will now go and formally be granted by the European Parliament’s session that is to be held in December 10. Under the GSP plus scheme 75 Pakistani products will […]

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