SDPI, RCCI ink MoU for Collaborated Efforts on Economic Reforms

Rawalpindi: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) to promote policy oriented research and advocacy from a broad multi-disciplinary perspective. Both the organizations would also be working together on the promotion and implementation of policies, More...

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Golan Gol and Tarbela 4 Extension to start production within months

ISLAMABAD: Completion of Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project is an achievement of the government which will help bridge power shortfall and help generate handsome revenue, a business leader said Thursday. The much-delayed More...

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Mobile commerce is driving force in banking sector: Chairman

KARACHI:  Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Dr. Syed Ismail Shah has said that mobile commerce has become a driving force in banking sector and is progressing with the passage of each day. He was speaking More...

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Foreign direct investment jumped 56pc in July-Sept

ISLAMABAD: Foreign direct investment (FDI) increased 56 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017-18, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported. This is in contrast to the overall trend as inflows remained More...

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Senate body approves “The Marine Insurance Bill, 2017 “to regulate country’s maritime trade

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Commerce and Textile Industry on Thursday approved “The Marine Insurance Bill, 2017 “in order to regulate the maritime trade in the country. The Committee meeting was More...

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Faysal Bank launches first ever ‘Virtual Card’

ISLAMABAD: Faysal Bank Limited has become the first commercial bank of the country, to launch a virtual card. The “Mobit Virtual Card,” a digital card that will allow e-commerce purchases in a secure manner More...

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ADB enhances limit for private sector operations in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has increased limit for private sector operations in Pakistan from 700 million dollars to 1.7 billion dollars. ADB’s Executive Director Sami Saeed apprised the Finance Minister More...

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Public investment in agriculture to be raised to 10 pc

ISLAMABAD: Public investment in agriculture, with a focus on food production and distribution, will be raised to at least 10 percent of the total public sector development expenditure at federal and provincial level More...