Friday, November 15, 2019

Pakistan

Death toll rises 22 after 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

The number of victims of 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northeastern Pakistan on Tuesday increased to 22 with more than 300 injured, said a senior police official. Television footage shows several vehicles trapped in a large crack in the road as...

Mian Zahid: Majority of critical sectors showing dismal performance

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday demanded steps to end pessimism in masses and...

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Pakistan

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, visited Islamabad and Karachi during September 16–20, 2019 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the...

Pakistan PM seeks to resume Afghan peace talks

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday that his government will try to revive the recently collapsed Afghan peace talks between the United States and the Taliban. "I assure you that we will do our best to continue this dialogue....

China finds alternate to CPEC in Iran

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain said China has decided to invest $410 billion in different...

Mian Zahid: Stagnant exports have damaged crumbling economy

Former minister Mian Zahid Hussain said that the Stagnant exports have damaged crumbling economy, all claims and steps to ensure development remained unsuccessful. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of...

Mian Zahid: Reduced cotton production will be a threat to textile industry

Former minister Mian Zahid Hussain said that the Reduced cotton production can become a threat to textile industry, government should consider incentives, support price for cotton growers. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA),...

Pakistan: Reforms agenda fully on track, no need to renegotiate IMF program

The reforms agenda being pursued by the government with the support of IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) is aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable growth trajectory and the progress on nearly all the performance and structural benchmarks during...

Mian Zahid: Loans from IMF, friendly countries aided economy withstand shocks

Former minister Mian Zahid Hussian said that the Loans from IMF, friendly countries helped economy withstand shocks. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI...

PBIF calls for improved laws on power theft

The PBIF stressed the need of improved laws on power theft, instead weighing the bills on public, the government should prepare the policy for curtailing electricity thefts. President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance...

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