Business community lauds Saudi investment in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's business community on Tuesday lauded Saudi Arabia’s commitment to investing billions of dollars into the dwindling economy of Pakistan. Federation of...

FM Qureshi invites Kuwaiti business leaders to invest in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has called for Kuwaiti business leaders to invest in Pakistan and to become partners in the government’s...

‘Tariff structure being rationalised to improve Pakistan’s industrial competitiveness’

--PM's adviser says govt is targeting a $200bn share in Chinese imports LAHORE: Adviser...

PM meets top businessmen, assures facilitation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday reiterated that the government was striving hard to provide all possible facilities to businessmen in...

PM calls for effective measures to address business constraints in Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the need for greater focus on addressing issues related to ease of doing business in Sindh,...

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Facebook Inc has announced ambitious plans to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand...

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.

Petrol prices remain unchanged, at least for now

In its summary, OGRA had suggested Rs14.37 per litre increase in petrol prices, Rs4.89 per litre increase in diesel prices, Rs7.46 per litre in kerosene oil and Rs6.40 per litre hike in Light diesel prices.

Malaysian PM stresses need to enhance trade ties with Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Malaysia and Pakistan enjoy excellent trade relations and both countries have tremendous potential to increase bilateral trade from the...

Businessmen lament power tariff hike, seek immediate withdrawal

ISLAMABAD: Expressing grave concerns over continuous hikes in power tariff, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has said that the cost...

Economic experts call for structural reforms in economy, taxation

ISLAMABAD: Economic experts on Thursday called for making structural reforms in the national economy in order to overcome the twin-deficit which includes the...

European companies eager to invest in Pakistan: PM’s aide

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Spokesperson on Trade and Investment for the UK and Europe Sahibzada Aamir Jahangir said on Monday that...

Traders announce Islamabad march on 9th

LAHORE: The All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran (APAT) reiterated on Wednesday that it would hold a march towards Islamabad on October 9, following the failure...

CDC to facilitate 600 businesses with sales tax refund payments

Businessmen urged to open a sub-account or investor account with CDC in order to receive payments through refund bonds ISLAMABAD: The Central Depository...

Gulf conflict would see oil prices spike, ease, jump again: research

LONDON: Oil would initially jump by $15-20 a barrel if Iran blocked the Strait of Hormuz, but prices would ease...