Thursday, February 25, 2021

PK-Economy

Equality policy: Global policy makers laud SBP’s effort to advance women’s financial inclusion through Banking

In December 2020, the State Bank of Pakistan launched its consultation process with different national and international stakeholders on its Banking on Equality Policy. A draft of the policy is available on SBP’s website: https://www.sbp.org.pk/events/2021/BankingonEquality/Draft-Policy.pdf. The forthcoming Banking on Equality Policy...

Easypaisa Introduces WhatsApp Channel Support for Enhanced Customer Experience

Easypaisa, Pakistan’s leading digital payments platform is transforming customer experience with WhatsApp channel support. This initiative enables users to access an interactive, automated support channel 24/7on a dedicated WhatsApp number +923411103737. With instant replies and the ability to operate...

Governor Baqir to moderate Consultative Dialogue on SBP’s Banking on Equality Policy hosted by World Bank

The State Bank of Pakistan has developed a draft policy titled ‘Banking on Equality’, which aims to introduce a gender lens within the financial sector through targeted measures to bring a shift to women friendly business practices and to...

IFN declares SBP as top central bank for promoting Islamic finance

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has been voted as the Best Central Bank in promoting Islamic finance for the fourth time by a poll conducted by Islamic Finance News (IFN), REDmoney Group Malaysia, on Wednesday. This is the second international...

Governor SBP steers third Stakeholders Meeting on Digital Financial Services

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) organized the third nationwide Stakeholders’ meeting on Digital Financial Services today chaired by Governor SBP, Dr. Reza Baqir. The goal of these meetings has been to accelerate the agenda on promoting digital financial...

Governor SBP Dr Reza Baqir appointed as Deputy Chairman IFSB

The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Council in its 37th meeting, held on 10th December 2020, appointed Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir, as the Deputy Chairman of the Council for the year 2021. IFSB Council is the...

Gerry’s dnata partners Virgin Atlantic Airways for Pakistan’s passenger, cargo operations

Gerry’s dnata, a joint venture of Ground Handling Services between dnata Dubai and Gerry’s Group Pakistan, on Thursday, announces its partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways by becoming the airline’s preferred Ground Services Provider (GSP) for Lahore-London and Islamabad-London/Manchester flight...

Bolstering the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the tally of Coronavirus cases in Pakistan crosses 80,000, the impacts of the pandemic are beginning to gain strength. Pakistan faces both a humanitarian and economic challenge with continuing lockdowns causing problems for individuals and organizations alike. The...

PAeC laud efforts in putting national carrier on progress trajectory

President Pakistan Aerospace Council (PAeC) Dr Haroon Javed Qureshi said that PIA is a national identity for Pakistan, addressing the executive committee meeting held at Islamabad, he appreciated the efforts of Air Marshal Arshad Malik in putting the national...

Capacity building session on exports enhancement held at KCIP

A Capacity building session on exports enhancement was held in Mehran Commercial Enterprises located in Korangi Creek Industrial Park on “Exporting Issues and Enhancement” on Friday. The speaker of the workshop was former Secretary Commerce & Finance Mohammad Younus...

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Equality policy: Global policy makers laud SBP’s effort to advance women’s financial inclusion through Banking

In December 2020, the State Bank of Pakistan launched its consultation process with different national and international stakeholders on...

Hungary – First country in the European Union to use Chinese Sinopharm vaccine

Hungary began using the Chinese company "Sinopharm" vaccine against the emerging coronavirus, becoming the first country in the European Union to take this step. Hungarian...

IMF Report: Turkey ranks first in decline of foreign exchange reserves

According to a report issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Turkey ranked first in the world in 2020, in terms of a decrease...

Japan witnessing lowest birth and death rates

In a report public report: "As is the case in many countries, the restrictions ofCovid-19 have caused more women to lose their jobs ......

Brandverse and eOcean join hands to boost e-commerce, with the new Chikoo platform

Brandverse and eOcean today announced that they have signed a MoU to work together to maximise the commercial and social impact benefits in enabling...