Swvl expands its app-based bus hailing service to Rawalpindi, Islamabad

Weeks after launching its service in Lahore, Swvl, the Dubai-headquartered bus-hailing pioneer, is expanding its service to Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Swvl will be...

Bill to extend FPCCI office-bearers’ tenure withdrawn

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has strongly opposed a proposed bill to extend the tenure of the Federation of Pakistan...

British-Pakistani businessman appointed to House of Lords

Bestway Group Chief Executive Zameer Choudrey CBE would be appointed to the House of Lords under the Queen's intention of conferring Peerages...

FBR amends rules to facilitate SME exports

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), through a notification issued on Friday, said it has amended the Export Oriented Units and...

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 orders curtailment of bureaucratic red-tapeism

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday ordered cutting down bureaucratic red-tapeism that hinders economic growth. As reported by a private media outlet, the...

Indus Motor’s profit drops 13pc in FY19

The Board of Directors of Indus Motor Company (IMC) met on Tuesday to review the company's financial and operating performance for the...

Company registrations with SECP surge 41pc in July

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) had registered 1,525 new companies in the month of July 2019. As compared to the...

PM urges Chinese company to set up waste-to-energy plant in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated his commitment to providing all possible facilities to the investors in undertaking profitable business ventures in...

RCCI to hold ‘gems & jewellery exhibition’ on 23rd

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Malik Shahid Saleem said on Tuesday that the chamber would organise a three-day 'gems...

RCCI calls for efficient mechanism to control cross-border smuggling

Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Malik Shahid Saleem on Monday urged the government to adopt modern technology and strict...

Two new venture capital funds target Pakistani startups. Is there enough deal flow?

If you are an entrepreneur or startup investor in Pakistan, the odds are very high that you have met Kalsoom Lakhani. She...

FBR warns public against unregistered businessmen charging sales tax

The Federal Board of Revenue has revealed that the general public has reported complaints against the businessmen who are charging sales tax...

Not running away, says KIA Pakistan’s CEO, despite serious challenges

KARACHI: KIA Lucky Motors (KLM) CEO Asif Rizvi admits Pakistan is facing ‘very difficult times’ but at the same time he cited...

Govt urged to address SMEs’ plight

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has stated that the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector was struggling the...

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