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July-September quarter witnessed slow pace of spending on development schemes

Islamabad: The first quarter of the new financial year witnessed slow pace of spending on development schemes as the federal government authorized...

Chinese export demand declined in July

Hong Kong: Chinese factory activity eased in July as export demand weakened while momentum in service industries also waned, according to official...

Govt making efforts for opening of industrial, construction sectors: Omar

Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is making all out efforts for opening of industrial...

Pakistan, Asian Development Bank to promote regional connectivity, trade

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday agreed to further enhance their cooperation for promoting regional connectivity and trade in...

IMF’s Lagarde says market swings aren’t worrying, but wants reforms

DUBAI: Sharp swings in global financial markets in the past few days are not worrying since economic growth is strong but reforms...

ADB approves $15m loan for urban development planning in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help the Punjab government to design comprehensive investment and public service delivery plans in preparation for...

NA standing committee suggests 2pc cut in GST

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance while meeting on Tuesday advocated for reducing General Sales Tax (GST) from the current 17...

CM Sindh orders action against tax dodgers

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, has said in a meeting on agriculture income tax that a majority of big businesses...

Recovery of non-tax revenue reviewed by provincial finance minister

A meeting was conducted by Provincial Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha on Tuesday to analyse recoveries of non-tax revenue during March...

PBIF calls for export diversification to bolster exports

Karachi: President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said Pakistan’s export base is shrinking, therefore, the government...

Government to spend Rs37.97m on appraisal of coal reserves

Rs37.97m to be spent on appraisal of coal reserves Islamabad: The government will spend Rs37.97 million more on the appraisal of huge coal...

Political uncertainty causes KSE 100 to shed another 462 PTs

KARACHI Bad news continues to come in from the Pakistan Stock Index report. From the peak of over 500 points to the wavering...

Branchless banking transactions saw increase in Jan-March quarter: SBP report

Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday released statistics detailing the rise of branchless banking accounts in the country by...

Pakistan to host business conference to boost trade ties with US: Pervaiz Malik

ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Commerce Mohammad Pervaiz Malik in a meeting with US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale who called on the minister...

G-20 leaders to hold talks on global trade and climate change

Hamburg: International leaders are set to convene for a second day of talks on global trade, climate change and international terrorism at...