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Gender-based bank loans to help empower women

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour has said that we are dedicated to promoting...

Country needs 8pc growth to create required jobs for growing population

Pakistan’s population currently has a huge youth bulge. Almost two-thirds of the population is under the age of 16, a large proportion of which will be entering the job market in the near future.

Women’s economic empowerment helps companies grow: John Warner

KARACHI: The American Business Council and US-Pakistan Women’s Council members, Engro Foundation, PepsiCo and S&P Global hosted a seminar on best practices...

CRE organises workshop on emerging issues, challenges, opportunities in rural economy

ISLAMABAD: The first workshop on the theme: “Emerging Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Economy of Pakistan” was organised by the Centre...

Women participation in labour force 4.3pc, gender gap wider than before: World Bank

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management's (IoBM) Head of Economics, Shahida Wizarat, says women don’t face gender-based discrimination in effluent classes but the same...

Inclusive policies for home-based workers, gender equality stressed

LAHORE: “Women entrepreneurship is the way to economic success. Home-based workers (HBWs) are the key to the economic growth but they go...

PSX set to launch ETF this year: Morin

KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) CEO Richard Morin said on Thursday an exchange-traded fund (ETF) will be launched on the bourse in the second...

Pakistan to increase per capita income to $10,000: WB official

KARACHI: Equal opportunity for women and women participation in economic activities will put Pakistan in the direction of prosperity and progress, says...

Mehreen Ahmed to helm major groups at Bank Alfalah

KARACHI: After Sima Kamil's appointment as Pakistan's first woman President of a big commercial bank earlier this year, today another female was...

Telenor Pakistan makes symbolic CEO

KARACHI: As part of its commitment towards a diverse culture and to encourage increased female participation in the workforce, Telenor Pakistan in...

Thar coal project is providing women opportunities to break cultural restrictions

Islamkot: As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing...

MCC takes back subsidy demand on Saindak copper and gold project

Islamabad: A local newspaper reported that Metallurgical Corporation of China (MCC) has taken back its demand of providing subsidy in form of...

ADB kicks off two-day workshop for gender-inclusive growth

Islamabad: In order to promote gender-inclusive infrastructure projects, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) kicked off on Wednesday a two-day workshop to encourage...

Two-day Bohra bazaar festival concludes in Karachi

Karachi: The two-day Bohra Bazaar Festival-  to promote Bohra entrepreneurs- was held over the weekend in Frere Hall, Karachi. The festival showcased numerous...

Uplift of women embroidery workers is government’s top priority: Khurram

ISLAMABAD Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan on Monday said that the government was prioritizing to facilitate the women embroiderers and was...