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ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Thursday directed the Economic Affairs Division to firm up all Recovery Need Assessment (RNA) and Damage Need Assessment (DNA) estimates to be shared with bilateral and multilateral development partners at the forthcoming donors conference. He also asked to ensure complete coordination among the departments, agencies involved in chalking out relevant details. Finance Minister said this while ...

ISLAMABAD - Aimed political pressure, the government on Thursday clarified that it is not going to privatise the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL); rather its shares would be disinvested to generate money that is needed for the country. “Neither the company will be privatisd nor a single employ will expel”, said State Minister for Privatistion Muhammad Zubair commenting that management would not be changed after ...

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that promotion of investment is of vital importance for poverty alleviation and elimination of unemployment from the country, therefore, government is taking all out measures for increasing investment and development of industrial sector. He said that large participation of foreign investors in the international investment conference held recently in Islamabad reflects their full ...

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with ...

Karachi - Provincial Sindh Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar ...

Karachi - Index recovered last trading session’s fall after ...

LAHORE  - Third A320 aircraft has been inducted in PIA fleet ...

LAHORE - Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Dr Cyrill Jean Nunn has ...

Karachi - HBL has been declared the ‘Safest Bank in ...

ACMCR condemns delay in plots for marble citypeshawar (Staff Reporter): Action Committee Marble City Risalpure (AC-MCR) has asked the federal government to take action against certain officials of ...

KARACHI : During the week ending 24 October 2014, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves decreased by $219 million to $8,568 million compared to $8,787 million in the previous week. The total liquid foreign ...

KARACHI : Dollar further dipped in cash free market while no change witnessed in value of dollar in inter bank on Thursday, it was traded at lowest rate of Rs 102.85 in open market.According to the ...

ISLAMABAD - The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet on Thursday decided to levy 20 per cent regulatory duty on the import of wheat due to rising trend of wheat imports despite a very good ...

US trains Pak farmers in better irrigation practicesISLAMABAD (PR): 32 Pakistani professionals from the water management and agriculture sectors who participated in a United States Agency for ...

Islamabad - Pakistan has been elected member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a three-year term starting 1st January, 2015, by securing 181 out of a total of 186 votes ...

LAHORE -  Present uncertainty is increasing further due to delay in announcement of textile policy and decision on uninterrupted energy supply to the Punjab textile industry during this ...

BBDO Pakistan roared at Lions festival LAHORE (PR): Building on the recent success at Cannes, BBDO Pakistan roared once again at the biggest Lions festival in the region, Spikes Asia 2014, by winning ...

Lahore - A meeting of the Board of Directors of The Bank of Punjab was held on October 29, 2014. During the meeting, un-audited Financial Statements of the Bank for the nine months ended September ...

Islamabad - State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Wednesday visited Tarbela Dam to review extension developmental projects T-4 and T-5 and expressed his satisfaction at the pace of ...

LAHORE  - The Board of Directors of National Bank of Pakistan in its meeting held on October 29, 2014 approved the financial results of the Bank for the nine months period ended September 30, ...

Islamabad - Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar will visit Japan to explore new avenues of economic cooperation and seeking investment for projects in Pakistan.Finance Minister discussed matters ...

LAHORE  - Punjab Labour Minister Raja Ashfaq Sarwar Wednesday said that the Punjab government is taking all out measures to exploit the opportunity of GSP Plus status given by European ...

ISLAMABAD - Rejecting the proposal to exempt the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from all kinds of taxes, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday decided to impose 5 per cent ...

karachi - Bearish activity witnessed at KSE amid institutional profit taking in selected stocks across the board amid concerns limited foreign interest, energy shortfall for industrial units in ...

islamabad - Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said Wednesday that installation of geo-spatial crop forecasting system would strengthen ...

islamabad - Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) on Wednesday announced first interim cash dividend of Rs 2.50 per share (25.0pc) for the first quarter ended 30th September 2014.This was ...

ISLAMABAD  - Welcoming the announcement of 14-point “future roadmap” by Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar to improve the economy and make Pakistan globally a competitive country, ...

KARACHI - Dollar dipped in money market against rupee, on Wednesday, it was traded at lowest rate of Rs 102.95 in open market. According to the data provided by the Forex Association of Pakistan, ...

Govt announces Rs 3,000 support price of cotton, NA toldISLAMABAD (APP): Minister for Textile and Industry Abbas Khan Afridi Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the government had announced ...

ISLAMABAD - The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Wednesday recommended reducing the price of petroleum products by as much as 14 rupees per liter. OGRA has sent a summary, advising the ...

Lahore - Pakistan Poultry Association (NZ) Chairman Dr. Mustafa Kamal has said that poultry farmers have been facing huge losses for the last one year due to political instability and high energy ...

Karachi - Pakistan will be made the largest mango exporting country next year by maintaining the quality of fruit exported to the world.This was stated by Federal Minister for National Food Security ...

Lahore - Punjab’s all major chambers and industrial bodies, through a unanimous resolution, have vowed to fight against taxation at retail level, calling for immediate withdrawal of SRO 608 and ...

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