Speaking at a session on 'Finding future jobs' at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, she also cited the example of Indian railways to drive home a point that a huge rush for job openings showed that a big pool of talent is available at some places.
The UAE in December last year had announced to provide USD 3 billion financial assistance to Pakistan after Saudi Arabia made a similar commitment to help Islamabad successfully overcome international payment crisis and to avoid a stringent International Monetary Fund (IMF) deal.
International Monetary Fund is not changing its forecasts for a recovery in Saudi Arabia’s economy in response to the furore over the death of dissident Jamal Khashoggi, a senior IMF official said.
Revaluation of gold reserves and a stronger rupee lifted India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves by over $1 billion in the week ended November 2, analysts said.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pitched for dialogues between India and China on various issues, saying differences between the two nations should not be allowed to become disputes.
As an unprecedented fight plays out between the RBI and the government, it is the central bank's 18 board members who are being keenly watched for their next course of action -- they are not only central bankers and government officials but also business leaders, economists and activists.
Congress said if the government's reported proposal seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from the RBI fructifies, it will tantamount to "the great Indian robbery", and alleged the amount was being sought to dole out "freebies" ahead of the 2019 parliamentary election.
China will provide Pakistan with economic aid but more talks will take place to fix the details, a senior Chinese diplomat said, after new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Continuing its decline, the country's foreign exchange reserves slumped by USD 1.444 billion to USD 392.078 billion in the week to October 26 due to a fall in foreign currency assets, according to RBI data.
New Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday of his country’s “very difficult” economic situation, on a trip seen as vital to Islamabad’s efforts to obtain fresh loans.