Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Pakistan

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...

Mian Zahid: Disinformation of Pakistan’s blacklisting by FATF was a part of Indian conspiracy

Former Minister Mian Zahid said that the disinformation of Pakistan blacklisting by FATF was a part of Indian conspiracy. The fake news was issued by Indian state-run news agency which claimed that FATF’s Asia Pacific Group has blacklisted Pakistan...

PBIF supports decision to extend tenure of COAS Bajwa

Former minister Mian Zahid has lauded the tenure extension of CAOS General Qamar Javed Bajwa. He said that the decision reflects the importance of COAS amid serious regional situation while it will also ensure sustainable security while contributing to...

Mian Zahid: Kashmir issue lime lighted internationally, relations with US improved

Former Minister Mian Zahid Hussain has said that the Kashmir issue was highlighted internationally, while Pak-US relations witnessed some improvement President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen...

Pakistan: Aamir Khan appointed as key regulator’s head

The government of Pakistan on Friday approved appointment of eminent financial sector professional Aamir Khan as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). Aamir has been working as Commissioner, company Law Division (Corporate Supervision) and Commissioner Specialized...

Indian adventurism to inflict heavy losses on its economy: Mian Zahid

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 Wednesday said COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has responded...

Regressive taxes keeping many countries poor: Mian Zahid

The President PBIF Mian Zahid said that the regressive taxes keeping many countries poor. tax evasion resulting in poverty, unemployment and illiteracy Loans, grants not a substitute to economic activity. Talking to the business community President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals...

IMF conditions to push eight million people into poverty: Mian Zahid

Mian Zahid Hussain said IMF conditions to Pakistan without properly diagnosing economic ills and giving implementable solutions, quarterly review of IMF can result in another crisis if targets were not achieved. Talking to the business community, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals...

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PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020. Another PIA flight will operate from Toronto...

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...