Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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SBP releases second quarterly report on Pakistan’s economy for FY21

State Bank of Pakistan released its Second Quarterly Report on The State of Pakistan’s Economy for the fiscal year 2020-21 on Thursday. The report highlights the strengthening of the economic recovery during the second quarter of the fiscal year. This...

APF appoints Saleem Ahmad, Chairman NIC LUMS, to its BoD

American Pakistan Foundation (APF) has announced the appointment of Saleem Ahmad, Chairman, National Incubation Center Lahore (NICL), LUMS to its board of directors. With this appointment, APF hopes to foster stronger ties with Pakistan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and serve as...

ESPL partners REDtone to bring International Esports to Pakistan

ESPL, one of the world’s largest esports firms, has partnered with REDtone Digital Services (RDS), to bring electronic gaming to Pakistan. By focusing on grassroots tournaments, they will be bringing in massive gaming titles like PUBG Mobile, Valorant, Mobile Legends,...

Facebook and partners connect with industry on urban connectivity solutions

Broadband and connectivity are becoming engines of economic growth in Pakistan as already proven in other parts of the world. The theme emerged from the online seminar on Urban Connectivity Solutions for an Inclusive Digital Economy organized by Facebook, Internet...

A model of orthopedic surgery

Imagine the stark and unforseen realities of life. I was doing fine at 72 until the morning of Monday 24 May, 2021 when accidentally falling backwards from stairs and flat on floor breaking my femur bone and screaming in...

SBP keeps interest rate unchanged at 7 percent

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of State Bank of Pakistan has decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 percent. Since its last meeting in March, the MPC was encouraged by the further upward revision in the FY21 growth forecast...

Pakistan’s online marketplace LeyjaoPk beguiles over 100K customers a month

Leyjao.pk has captured the hearts of millions of Pakistani beauty shoppers ever since it upped its beauty offerings in 2020. Beauty and apparel are the two categories of the shopping portal that have remained popular with young customers. With record-breaking...

KU holds webinar on Autonomy of SBP

Autonomy of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) would be beneficial for the economy., as developed countries have independent central banks.These were the views of famous economists and research fellow of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Dr.Sajid Amin Javed on...

PayFast receives commercial license from SBP, becomes first payment gateway

PayFast, the indigenous payments solution by APPS ,is now the first payment gateway in the country to receive a commercial license from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) under its rules for Payment System Operators / Providers (PSO/PSP). PayFast enables...

PFVA Sets Export Target of Mango for Current Mango Season

All Pakistan Fruit & Vegetable Exporters, Importers & Merchants Association (PFVA) has announced mango export target as 150000 metric tons for the current mango season which would fetch valuable foreign exchange of USD 127.5 million once the target is...

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Russian plans to set up an economic zone on disputed islands near Japan

Russian plans to establish an economic free trade zone on disputed islands near Japan, which was outlined by Russian...
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