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popular fruits in pakistan

Everything You Need to Know About Popular Fruits in Pakistan

March 31, 2022

Pakistan is one of the very fortunate countries that is gifted with abundant natural resources and fertile terrain. Some of the most popular fruits in Pakistan are produced locally and are also exported to other countries. Given that fruit is a wonderful source of vitamins and minerals, it helps to[...]
How to Care for Houseplants in The Winter

How to Care for Houseplants in The Winter

January 18, 2022

Since most outdoor plants aren't doing much in the winter, it's known as the "quiet season" in the garden. Indoor gardens experience the same thing. There's no need to worry about the chilly winds whipping through the landscape when you have houseplants. However, subtle changes occur inside your home during[...]

Places to buy plants online in Pakistan

January 2, 2022

It has been estimated that there are more than 390,000 species of vascular plants currently known to science that exist around the world. Around 94 percent of these, 369,000 species are flowering plants, as identified in a report by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the United Kingdom.    Historically,[...]

Understanding Real Estate Cycles

August 10, 2021

Introduction Be it an investor or a real estate developer; it is essential to have knowledge on the real estate cycle, both on a macroeconomic and microeconomic scale (Bouchouicha, 2012). The real estate sector is closely linked with the general economy, and it cannot be assumed that the market is[...]

What is ‘Miyawaki Technique’ of afforestation?

March 6, 2021

Deforestation is endangering the biodiversity of planet earth, the inhabitants of the planet are facing environmental challenges like never before. At a time when the world is progressing at a rapid pace and the race for advancement is underway; the major cities of the world are becoming engines of growth[...]

Pakistan’s economy to recover in FY21: IMF

July 10, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economy to gradually recover in the fiscal year 2021 as the government reopens the economy, read “Policy Actions Taken by Countries”- a report issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The international financial institution reported the steps taken by the government to mitigate the economic repercussions of COVID-19.[...]

Pakistan, China sign Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project worth $1.5bn

July 7, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China signed an agreement for the construction of the Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project worth $1.5 billion, in the presence of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The megaproject will generate an annual income of Rs1.38 billion to Punjab and Azad Kashmir from water use and will up to[...]

‘Completion of Gomal Zam Dam project to boost agriculture’

January 26, 2020

PESHAWAR: Timely conclusion of the watercourses project at the Gomal Zam Dam (GZD) will serve to enhance agricultural production in the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. The CM was chairing a meeting on the subject, where he instructed the relevant officials to ensure that the[...]

Rs5.762bn released by Govt for agriculture sector development projects

January 11, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms has authorised the release of Rs5.762 billion to fund development projects of agriculture sector under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the current financial year against the total allocation of Rs12.047 billion. The concerned authorities have also authorised the release of[...]
KP govt to pass law for protection of agricultural land

KP govt to pass law for protection of agricultural land

January 7, 2020

PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is working on introducing legislation to prevent the construction of illegal housing societies on agricultural land. According to KP Agriculture and Livestock Department officials, all housing societies would be required to obtain no-objection certificates (NOCs) from the government prior to launching their respective projects[...]