Appointment of FBR’s focal person lauded

ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Engr Daroo Khan Achakzai, on behalf of the chamber, praised Federal Board...

ZTE paid $2.3 billion to US exporters in 2017

In April this year, the Commerce Department found ZTE had violated the terms of last year’s settlement and banned U.S. companies from providing exports to ZTE for seven years. As a result, ZTE suspended its main operating activities earlier this month

Tax laws not according to the ground realities: PBIF

KARACHI: Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) President Mian Zahid Hussain has said the current income tax laws have been framed by an...

ECC approves supply of up to 25mmcfd additional gas to SNGPL

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal of Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) for the supply...

Facebook suspends data analytics firm involved in Trump’s election campaign

CAMBRIDGE: Facebook on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election...

Tobacco exports dip 17pc in 11 months

ISLAMABAD: The export of tobacco from the country witnessed a decrease of 17.87 per cent during the first eleven months of the...

Next stage of CPEC begins, as priorities shift towards industrial parks

Islamabad: After completing work on early harvest energy projects, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is taking the next step towards finalizing recommendations coming Tuesday...

Saudi Aramco IPO’s institutional tranche more than twice oversubscribed

RIYADH: Institutional investors have put in 144.1 billion riyals ($38.4 billion) worth of bids for Saudi Aramco’s planned initial public offering (IPO), equivalent...

PM’s aide calls for comprehensive policy on agriculture

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Parliamentary Coordination Nadeem Afzal Chan said on Thursday that parliamentarians must raise their voice for the...

Zulfi Bukhari inaugurates farm housing scheme for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari inaugurated the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation’s Flagship Farm Housing...

Agreements worth $305mn signed with World Bank

ISLAMABAD: Agreements worth $ 305 million were signed with the World Bank (WB) here on Friday to support projects in the agriculture...

FBR to remain open on 29th, 30th for tax filers

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued instructions to all LTUs/CRTOs/RTOs to open their offices on 28th and 29th March, 2019,...

Four new trade associations to be established in FPCCI

At least four new trade associations will be established to ensure enhanced representation of the business community of Faisalabad in Federation of...

Govt proposes duty-free import of cars for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to recognize the efforts of overseas Pakistanis, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has proposed...

DISCOs seek periodical adjustments in consumer-end tariff

ISLAMABAD: Power distribution companies (DISCOs) including IESCO, FESCO and LESCO has sought from the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to approve...