Senate body directs mechanism to improve quality of exportable items

ISLAMABAD: Senate's Standing Committee on Statistics on Friday recommended the introduction of a mechanism to improve the quality of Pakistani products in the international market.The...

Pakistani exports to KSA fall by $200m in five years

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's export to Saudi Arabia has plunged by $200 million in the last five years, according to statistics available with Pakistan Today.Total trade between...

Govt seeks services of financial advisors to launch Panda Bond

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance has sought the services of financial advisors, as it wants issuance of Pakistan's first renminbi-denominated bonds to raise loans from...

PM’s aide expects ‘bigger investments’ from KSA

Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood said on Friday a high-powered Saudi delegation, including key ministers and over 30 businessmen from...

Pakistan to ink MoU on free trade agreement with Saudi Arabia

KSA has agreed to develop at least two SEZs identified under CPECISLAMABAD: Apart from signing a number of agreements worth up to $15...

Pakistani investors urged to explore opportunities in Nepal

Envoy says lack of direct flights between Pakistan and Nepal and the long route via India is hampering the expansion of two-way tradeLAHORE:...

Air France mulls returning to Pakistan after 11 years: minister

Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan revealed on Friday that after witnessing a conducive business environment, Air France was planning to resume its service in...

‘Gwadar refinery, petrochemical complex to reduce oil import bill by $1.2bn’

Petroleum minister says new vistas of cooperation will be unlocked upon the arrival of Mohammed Bin SalmanISLAMABAD: Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on...

SECP defers applicability of IFRS 9

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has deferred the applicability of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9 "Financial Instruments" for all...

Sarmaya-e-Pakistan, holding company for state owned enterprises incorporated: Asad

LAHORE: Finance Minister Asad Umar says Sarmaya-e-Pakistan, the holding company for state-owned enterprises, has been incorporated.In a tweet, he said turning around the state-owned...

Chinese envoy meets PM; says next CPEC stage to focus on investing, buying more from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan Yao Jing met Prime Minister Imran Khan on  Thursday and said the next stage of China Pakistan Economic Corridor...

Pakistan to brief FATF on measures against money laundering

Talks between the two sides will begin on February 17th in ParisISLAMABAD: Pakistan will hold talks with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)...

Saudi crown prince’s visit to ease Pakistan’s financial crunch: FT

Renowned international publication Financial Times says the upcoming visit of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to Islamabad will further ease the financial crunch...

Petroleum Division likely to table revised gas tariffs before CCoE

The division was given 10 days to submit the findings of inquiry report into inflated gas bills to domestic consumersISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division...

SBP reserves increase by $13m, stand at 8.2bn

KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $14.89 billion on February 8, a weekly report issued by the State Bank...

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