Senate panel asks automobile companies to brief on quality standards, price ranges, tax matters

The meeting chaired by Senator Ahmed Khan on Thursday discussed the total number of vehicles sold, the amount of tax paid, details of spare parts produced locally and imported from abroad and fulfilment of corporate social responsibility role by Toyota, Honda and Suzuki motors.

‘Issuance, payment of promissory notes expected next month’

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CDC to facilitate 600 businesses with sales tax refund payments

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Traders shut down markets across Pakistan

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French business delegation to arrive in Pakistan on 8th

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Bahria Town employees end protest after negotiations

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IMF wants China-US trade deal to address structural issues

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Alibaba founder defends overtime work culture as ‘huge blessing’

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Iran accuses KSA, Russia for taking oil market as ‘hostage’

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Sri Lanka risks EU trade concessions over political slide back – envoy

The European Union is worried the return of Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister, could derail halting progress made towards national reconciliation following a war with ethnic minority Tamil separatists that killed tens of thousands, many during the final stages under his watch as president.

Shozib Ali PTI’s favourite for SECP top slot

Sources said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will choose a name among the three candidates who will become the next chairman and will perform his responsibilities.

Malaysian investors urged to become part of CPEC framework

ISLAMABAD: Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ikram Mohammad Ibrahim has urged his country’s business community to seize the investment opportunities offered by Pakistan, especially...

Turkish tiles giant Kale becomes market leader among imported brands. What’s next?

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Punjab govt to introduce Smart Regulations Act for investors’ facilitation

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Economic growth not possible without political stability: minister

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