Govt to back business, revenue promoting budget proposals: Haroon Akhtar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan on Tuesday assured the real estate industry that the government would sincerely...

PAC asks AGP to hold inquiry into purchase of expensive electricity

ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, on Tuesday, directed the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) to hold an inquiry for fixing responsibility of...

Pakistan sings bilateral FTA with China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: Commerce and Textile Minister Muhammad Pervaiz Malik on Tuesday informed the Senate that Pakistan has signed bilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka...

NA panel directs FBR to take revenue enhancing measures

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue, on Tuesday, directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to take further measures to increase its revenue...

Pakistan demands relaxed tariffs from China under ASEAN

ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan and China are going to hold another round of talks on revising Free Trade Agreement (FTA) next month, Pakistan has demanded relaxed...

14 Pakistani companies to participate in Intersec 2018

KARACHI: Intersec 2018 is the leading international meeting platform for the Security and Safety Industry to be held from January 21–23, 2018. Intersec has...

CDC Board reconstituted, unanimously elects Moin M Fudda as chairman

KARACHI: The Board of Directors of Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) has been re-constituted and now consists of 4 independent directors namely...

Foreign airlines remit $ 1.5 billion from Pakistan in last two years

ISLAMABAD: During the last two years foreign airlines have taken out $ 1.5 billion in the form of remittances from Pakistan due to lack of...

Miftah apprised on IMF’s assessments during PPM

ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative Tokhir N Mirzoev, called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Miftah Ismail here on Tuesday. The current...

Market Daily: KSE 100 exhibits volatile behaviour, settles unchanged

LAHORE: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) took a breather on Tuesday but settled in the green. The benchmark KSE 100 index, which has been...

PTCL injects Rs 1 billion in U Bank

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has injected an additional equity of Rs 1 billion in U Microfinance Bank Limited (U Bank), which is a...

Govt import policies to put 0.7mn jobs at risk in the auto industry

KARACHI: Government’s policy of putting restrictions and eventually halting import of used cars will leave 0.6 to 0.7 million Pakistanis without employment, says All-Pakistan...

Government pursuing business friendly environment: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Tuesday, reiterated the commitment of the government to undertake all possible measures aimed at creating an enabling environment...

Iranian entrepreneurs keen to boost trade in agriculture products with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Iranian entrepreneurs here on Tuesday expressed keen interest in developing strong agriculture-based trade relations with Pakistan. The delegation from West Azerbaijan Province...

Honda’s quarterly revenue plunge 5pc, expenses surge 3 folds YoY

KARACHI: Honda Atlas Cars Limited (HCAR) saw a 5 per cent decline in its revenues for the quarter that began in October 2017 and...

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