Pakistan involved in various projects to meet energy needs

TAPI project will cost an estimated $7-9 billion and will transfer 90 million cubic metres of gas per day to these countries

ECC not to interfere in cement industry, permits them to increase prices

According to the Ministry of Industries and Production, in spite of the high cost of production and higher taxes, the prices of cement in Pakistan were lower than those in India and Sri Lanka

IMF proposes government to raise GST to 18% as part of comprehensive fiscal adjustment

IMF has recommended bolstering revenue collection at the import stage because of 26% depreciation of the rupee since January 2018 and imminent depreciation under its programme

US Mission Pakistan celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

ISLAMABAD: In collaboration with various Pakistani and American partners, US Mission Pakistan jointly-hosted a series of events in Islamabad, Karachi, and Peshawar to promote the...

Water shortage hampering cotton production, Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: Senate’s Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was told on Friday that shortage of water has put a negative impact on...

The heir to Agha Hasan Abedi

How Abraaj’s downfall has echoes of the earlier scandal of BCCI’s collapse, and how it might impact the place of Pakistanis in global finance

Customs Today: the fake news portal used to threaten global shipping companies in Pakistan

A group of toy importers has taken to planting untrue stories on a news website in a bid to blackmail major shipping companies into cooperating with their tax evasion scheme

Habib Bank makes the pivot towards FinTech

Pakistan’s largest bank announces a big push into branchless banking, investments in technology infrastructure

How Zahoor Sarwar made energy conservation his business

Research Teck is focused on helping other businesses with their productivity enhancement and energy and environmental impact reduction needs

Facebook, privacy, and the impact on Pakistani e-commerce

The global tech giant’s troubles may seem far removed from local concerns, but Pakistani Facebook users need to be more vigilant, says digital rights activist

Global MBA rankings: a Pakistani perspective

Profit’s inaugural guide for Pakistani professionals and students looking to launch a global career with a foreign MBA

Naya Pakistan Housing: pipe dream or bold vision?

Experts weigh in on the feasibility of the government’s target of building 5 million homes in the country over the next five years

For a food-loving city, Asad Sheikh provides a much-need curator

Foodies ‘R Us is a Facebook group that has grown into becoming one of the most recognised curators of food across Pakistan through its partnership with Coca Cola

Pakistan needs to get out of the comfort zone, end cycle...

Pakistan is stuck in a repeated cycle of borrowing to pay back money it already owes to other countries. The scary part - it seems like it has become too comfortable with it.

Editor’s Note: The dangers of misinformation

It used to be that companies would hire public relations firms to manage their image in the media by trying to put the best...

Editor’s Note: The evolution of Pakistani business education

Pakistanis, particularly graduates of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi, are fond of pointing out that IBA was the first business school...
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Naeemuddin Khan resigns from BoP, govt mulling to appoint Citi banker as next NBP...

Atif Bukhari, Nadeem Lodhi, Arif Usmani, Wajahat Hussain and Javed Kureishi were shortlisted for the post of NBP president

The heir to Agha Hasan Abedi

How Abraaj’s downfall has echoes of the earlier scandal of BCCI’s collapse, and how it might impact the place of Pakistanis in global finance

Volkswagen signs CKD assembly contract with Premier Motors

Pakistan Premier Motors Limited (PML) has signed the final legal agreement with the largest automotive group in the world, Volkswagen (VW) AG, for manufacturing...

Interloop, manufacturer of socks for Adidas, Nike set for IPO

Interloop intends to raise over Rs6.8 billion ($51 million) for expanding its sock manufacturing capacity by approximately 20% and enter the denim business

Govt set to shock electricity consumers

–Govt decides to withdraw Rs146bn subsidy being given to domestic consumers–Power Ministry proposes up to Rs20.70 per unit increase in price of electricity to...

Meezan Bank bags Best Bank for 2018 award at PBA

Dubai Islamic Bank was given the award for the Best Emerging Bank in Pakistan for 2018

Govt plans to construct 19 dams for efficient water management

ISLAMABAD: Taking cognizance of the looming water crisis, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is deliberating upon a policy to construct 19 dams, including Kalabagh Dam,...

Thar 660MW lignite coal power plant all set to become operational by Jan 2019

‘It’s time we start working in the direction to produce gas through coal’, says Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company's CEO.