Pakistan ranks second in Economist normalcy index: Asad Umer

ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umer on Thursday said that Pakistan stood second in the world ranking on Economist global normalcy index that measured post Covid-19 opening up of society and economy. “Pakistan ranked number 2 in the world in Economist global normalcy index measuring recovery post covid opening… Continue reading Pakistan ranks second in Economist normalcy index: Asad Umer

Rapid pace of urbanization, population growth, urban infra is a priority area: Asad Umer

ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar Tuesday said that the rapid pace of urbanization and population growth, urban infrastructure was a priority area. Further, efficient roads and digital networks were fundamental to employment and growth, he added. He said this while meeting with John Hurley, USA’s Alternative Executive… Continue reading Rapid pace of urbanization, population growth, urban infra is a priority area: Asad Umer

Asad praises US intellectuals for investment opportunities in CPEC

ISLAMABAD, Oct 23 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives on Saturday praised American intellectuals for future investment opportunities in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives Asad Umar gave a talk at Wilson at Center Washington DC today on the topic “What Next for… Continue reading Asad praises US intellectuals for investment opportunities in CPEC

Asad Umar hails US-DFC for continuing investments in Pakistan

Sustainability in exports only recipe to cope with economic challenges: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD, Oct 23 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Saturday appreciated the United States, International Development Finance Corporation for its longstanding interest and continued investments in Pakistan. He noted that with its expanded portfolio and available flexibilities, DFC could play an important role in financing public sector and public-private… Continue reading Asad Umar hails US-DFC for continuing investments in Pakistan

Pakistan achieves milestone of 100mln vaccinations; second dose administration necessary: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD, Oct 23 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Chairman National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar on Saturday expressed his gratitude on achieving the milestone of 100 million inoculations of Covid-19 vaccines to eligible population in the country. In a video message the NCOC chair said, “Thanks to Allah Almighty, the… Continue reading Pakistan achieves milestone of 100mln vaccinations; second dose administration necessary: Asad Umar

Democracy best system to resolves problems: Asad Umer

ISLAMABAD, Sep 15 (APP): Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative, Asad Umer said on Wednesday that democracy was the best system and solution to all problems lied in democratic system. While addressing a seminar on International Democracy, he said there was always room for improvement in the system and we wanted to continue defending… Continue reading Democracy best system to resolves problems: Asad Umer

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