Japan provides $ 24 million for Islamabad-Burhan Transmission Line

Japan and Pakistan on Thursday signed a loan agreement worth $24 million for the first phase of implementation of Islamabad-Burhan Transmission Line...

Japanese Foreign Minister due to sign 2665m yen ODA loan

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Nabuo Kishi, is arriving here to sign a ODA (Official Development Assistance) loan of...

Plan to privatize Disco’s shelved

In a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Water and Power held on Wednesday, the Secretary Water and Power Yousaf...

Bank Alfalah to disburse PTET employees’ pensions via digital wallets

Bank Alfalah, Pakistan’s leading banking institution, has entered into a strategic arrangement with Pakistan Telecommunication Employees Trust (PTET) for the disbursement of...

PSO’s managerial excellence at JIMCO terminal commended by VP Total Parco

Vice President Operations, Total Parco, Rene Pierre Raffalli and other high officials, recently visited the JIMCO Oil terminal in Mehmoodkot, Punjab to...

Coca-Cola grants Rs. 19 million to Indus Earth Trust for Water for Women Project

Coca-Cola Pakistan is providing a grant of Rs. 19 million to the Indus Earth Trust for a project entitled Water for Women,...

CDWP approves Karachi Circular Railway, Peshawar Rapid Bus project

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wednesday approved development projects worth Rs 130 billion including a CPEC scheme ‘Revival of Karachi...

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

Five ships; C.V Maersk Pittsburgh, C.V APL Miami, M T Straum, M T Khor Gas and M V Iris Oldendorff carrying containers,...

Pakistan’s first mechanised coal/clinker terminal becomes operational

Pakistan’s first state-of-the-art mechanised, coal, clinker and cement bulk cargo terminal at Port Qasim has commenced its hot commissioning, becoming fully operational...

PTEA for implementation of zero-rated regime

The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has lauded the disbursement of drawback of taxes allowed under the prime minister's trade enhancement initiatives...

Govt considers setting up mobile power plants

The government is considering setting up short term mobile power plants since the delay in the  ongoing power projects  has attracted  criticism...

Govt likely to withdraw ‘Special’ tax regime extended to construction sector

The government is mulling withdrawing the special income tax regime that was allowed to builders and land developers in the previous budget...

Petrol, diesel being contaminated with kerosene

A number of fuel stations have been reported to have been selling petrol and diesel mixed with cheap kerosene. Sources are of...

FINCA becomes first bank in Pakistan to receive ‘Smart Campaign Certification’

FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited, Pakistan’s leading microfinance bank, has become the first bank in the country to receive the prestigious Smart Certification...

Soneri Bank participates in e-banking 2017 conference

Today, the banking landscape is undergoing a phenomenal transformation with emerging technologies in the financial service sector. Banks are keen in exploring...