Language as an economics tool

By Mehvish Riaz MASTERING a variety of languages can be a distinguishing mark of an individual in this era of competition, multiculturalism, diversity and globalisation. Foreign trade, job opportunities, tourism, political dialogue and access to literature and technology need expression and we need not rely solely on our national language along with a mother tongue. […]

China, Pakistan sign financing agreement for Thar power project

China and Pakistan on Monday signed a financing agreement for a coal power project located in the Thar coalfield in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The project will cost in excess of $2 billion, including the exploitation of a 3.8-million-tonne coal mine and the construction of a 660,000-kw power station near the mine. China will contribute $800 […]