Pakistan should strengthen business ties with Denmark: Envoy

Islamabad: Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Denmark Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday and shared his views on...

Third of agricultural land uncultivable due to soil salinity: FPCCI

Lahore: According to Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Pakistan is experiencing major salinity in its soil which has caused a...

Chinese delegation considers investment opportunities in KP’s oil and gas sector

Peshawar: A Chinese CCK Group delegation visited Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL) on Thursday, and held detailed discussions to explore investment opportunities...

Plan9 launches 10th iteration of Launchpad expo

Lahore: The Launchpad Expo from Plan9 which is in its 10th iteration was opened on Thursday. It is held bi-annually where aspiring entrepreneurs are given...

Economic growth surpasses ADB forecast for 2016-17

Islamabad: On Thursday, the Asian Development Bank announced that Pakistan had achieved its highest growth rate of 5.28pc in over nine years.The Asian Development...

PPL drills 1.3 km-long horizontal well for tight gas

Karachi: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has drilled and completed tight gas horizontal well Naushahro Feroz (NF) Hor-1, an official said here on Thursday.At total...

Total broadband subscribers in Pakistan cross 44.32m

Islamabad: The total broadband subscribers including 3G and 4G services have crossed 44.32 million in the country, registering a reasonable growth rate with each...

Foreign reserves declined by $537.8m this week

KARACHI: Total liquid foreign reserves of the country declined by $537.8 million to $20.830 billion this week compared to $21.368 billion last week.The reserves...

Gerry’s dnata opens new marhaba lounge at Karachi airport

KARACHIGerry’s dnata, the largest ground handler in Pakistan, has opened a new marhaba lounge at Jinnah International Airport - Karachi, further developing its portfolio...

France provides €165mn loan for energy projects

ISLAMABADPakistan and the French Development Agency (AFD) on Thursday signed two loan agreements for the financing of energy projects: Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Tranche-IV...

ACCA, IMA survey finds Pakistan’s economic outlook improving

LAHOREThe quarterly survey conducted by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants), found economic outlook for Pakistan...

Foreign airline not to be granted additional rights to fly: Mehtab

KARACHIAdvisor to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan said that due to a friendly ‘open sky’ policy the national airlines especially PIA,...

Daily market report: KSE-100 breaks below 45,000pts again

LAHOREA day that opened well lost its charm as investors booked profits after news flew in from the court room in Islamabad. The Supreme...

Car production goes up by 6.28pc during eleven months of FY 2016-17

Islamabad: The production of jeeps and cars increased by 6.28 percent during first eleven months of the fiscal year 2016-17 compared to the output...

Senate panel voices worry over rising national debt

Islamabad: As the country’s external and domestic debt keeps on increasing, a Senate Panel hearing on Wednesday voiced its shock and concerns over this.The...

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