PM launches Rs42.65bn interest-free loans, skill training scheme for poor

--‘Govt will divert all the money coming from the sale of Benami properties to anti-poverty initiative’ ISLAMABAD:...

Why are Pakistanis less productive than the Chinese and even the Indians? And how to fix it

In the year 2000, Pakistan’s labour productivity exceeded that of both China and India. A decade later, China had more than doubled...

SECP sensitises NPOs on anti-money laundering obligations  

ISLAMABAD: In order to sensitize the not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) regarding the regulatory framework on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT),...

SECP chairman’s appointment challenged in LHC

KARACHI: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the appointment of Shaukat Hussain as chairman Securities and...

Federal govt to set up Institute of Petroleum Technology in District Karak

PESHAWAR: The federal government will set up the Institute of Petroleum Technology at a cost of Rs2 billion in District Karak approved...

OICCI launches ‘Heroes Leadership Lounge’ on International Women’s Day

KARACHI: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has launched the ‘Heroes Leadership Lounge’ as part of its celebrations for...

An annoying blend of oddities!

Commercial business activity, encompassing all economic and monetary pursuits, from delivering a newspaper to managing a multimillion rupee company in Pakistan, is...