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ISLAMABAD - The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday approved the Ramadan package worth of Rs2 billion to provide basic food commodities at subsidised rates at state-run Utility Stores Corporation during the holy month.The ECC, which met under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has approved, in principle, Relief Package for the Holy Month of Ramadan 2014 amounting to Rs.2 ...

KARACHI - Profit taking witnessed at the overbought market on Thursday after rupee hit 8-month high on Pakistan Development Fund receipts.KSE’s benchmark 100-share index lost 107.82 points or 0.37 per cent to stop the trading at 29350.34 points as compared to 29458.15 points of the previous day. Analyst said that textile stocks battered as rupee recovered sharply impacting export prospects for the sector followed by oil exploration and ...

DERA MURAD JAMALI - Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, Sikandar Hayat Bosan Thursday said the government would increase wheat rate next year, adding that it would purchase all quantity of wheat produced this year.He was addressing Farmers Convention in Dera Allahyar, the district headquarters of Jaffarabad. He said, “We are aware of difficulties and problems faced by peasants. The government did not increase wheat price due to high ...

ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that ...

ISLAMABAD - Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Thursday ...

Lahore (PR): Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Refrigeration ...

KARACHI (PR): To create an enabling environment for polio eradication ...

KARACHI  - National carrier Pakistan International Airlines ...

LAHORE - Trade Development Authority of Pakistan is in a process of ...

ISLAMABAD - The government has faced an economic setback as large-scale manufacturing (LSM), a major contributor in country’s GDP growth, has recorded negative growth of over one percent during ...

KARACHI - The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (Unisame) has invited the attention of SM Munir chief executive officer (CEO) of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to the favoritism ...

MoU signed to promote Islamic finance in FranceLahore  (Staff Reporter): Islamic finance is not confined to Middle East or Muslim countries rather it has gripped its roots in European countries ...

Nucon Engineers bags ‘best stall award’ Lahore (PR): Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) Society awarded Nucon Engineers with prestigious ‘Best ...

KARACHI - Dollar took further strength against rupee in open market on Thursday and traded at lowest price of Rs 97.80.  According to the data provided by the Forex Association of Pakistan, ...

ISLAMABAD - A high-profile delegation from the renowned Danish companies will visit Pakistan by the 1st week of June 2014 to explore the investment opportunities of the country, as Danish companies ...

LAHORE  - Punjab government in cooperation with the federal government, ILO, EU and other development partners is organising a three-day ministerial level South Asia Labour Conference here from ...

Karachi -  The Ambassador of Russian Federation in Pakistan Alexey Y. Dedov has said that next meeting of Russia-Pakistan Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation will ...

Islamabad - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has congratulated Federal and Provincial Governments for initiating development of the Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for Pakistan. ...

ISLAMABAD - Building on the success of Waseela-e-Sehet initiative of BISP in the initial phases, the insurance coverage to the beneficiaries will be expanded.Waseela-e-Sehet is one of the major ...

LAHORE (PR): PHD is a media business that has been built on a culture of thought leadership, creativity and innovation. PHD offers complete innovative media solutions involving communication ...

LAHORE (PR): Aimen Tahveer got 464/500 marks in PEC examination. She got first position in school ‘Laurelbank School System’

Karachi  : The outgoing Consul General of Indonesia visited FPCCI to meet Zakaria Usman, President FPCCI at Federation House, Karachi. The President FPCCI appreciated the whole tenure of ...

aBuksh Foundation receives ‘best community award’ LAHORE (PR): Buksh Foundation received the prestigious ‘best community award’ at the 6th Global CSR Summit held in Bali, ...

ISLAMABAD  - Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that Pakistan would receive over $2.6 billion from different sources like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Islamic ...

KARACHI - Pakistan non-life insurance stands 0.3 of GDP with immense scope for insurance companies to tap unserved Pakistan’s densely populated market through their products of life and ...

KARACHI - The Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has directed the concern authorities to complete all ongoing projects in Tannery Zone of Korangi Industrial Area. He stated this during a ...

Lahore : The American School of International Academics (ASIA) is going to hold its 18th annual graduation ceremony on Thursday (today) at Alhamra Arts Council. Former federal education minister Mian ...

LAHORE - The City District Government on Wednesday revised/increased prices of 20 essential commodities, putting additional burden on the masses already facing difficulties in making both ends meet. ...

LAHORE -  Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry is making all out efforts to get resolved all the taxation related issued being faced by the business community.This was stated by LCCI Vice ...

Karachi - Led by banking stocks, market closed at another historic high after closing at 29458.15 level. Benchmark posted a fresh gain of 362 points.  Ahsan Mehanti at Arif Habib Corp said ...

ISLAMABAD  - The United States demonstrated its support for Pakistan’s economic growth at the Central Asian Business Opportunities Conference held in Islamabad from April 14-16. ...

LAHORE - The sugar millers have asked the government to also grant them subsidy on the pattern of neighbouring government of India, which has provided subsidy on sweetener exports to boost shipments ...

ISLAMABAD : Rs 9 billion have been withdrawn by 2.28 million beneficiaries of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) through Benazir Debit Card (BDC). The total amount of Rs. 15.93 billion was ...

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