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Huge investments needed to upgrade networks for high-speed internet

KARACHI Mobile phone operators are aggressively working on the deployment and upgradation of their networks for providing fastest internet services to their customers against investment of million dollars on their infrastructure in next few years.The huge investments need to be spent wisely on the ...

national savings investments plunge
December 18, 2013

National savings’ investments plunge down by 65pc

KARACHI : The current hyperinflation in the country has eaten away the savings of the people, as is evident from the crash in national savings’ investments bringing down its rate of investment by 65 percent as compared to previous year. Sources said that the volume of investment in saving ...

poor law situation halting investments
September 16, 2013

Poor law, order situation halting further investments

KARACHI : Union of Small and Medium Enterprises President Zulfikar Thaver has said the union is receiving daily complaints from SME members and invited the immediate attention of the provincial chief to the poor law and order situation and increasing cases of kidnapping, illegal demands of monthly ...

pakistan potential investments
September 11, 2013

Pakistan has great potential for investments

ISLAMABAD -  Social entrepreneurs can be powerful agents for change, and can play a useful role in the successful transition to achieving private sector-led growth in Pakistan.This was stated by former FPCCI president Tariq Sayeed and senior business leader while welcoming a British delegation ...

pakistan encourages investments energy sartaj
September 11, 2013, 8:02 pm

Pakistan encourages Japanese investments in energy sector: Sartaj

Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Wednesday, said that Pakistan encouraged greater Japanese investments in energy sector and infrastructure development.While talking to Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi here he ...

PEW asks govt to promote investments in energy sector

 ISLAMABAD : The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday asked the government to promote new investments in the energy sector by introducing better regulations as poverty cannot be reduced in presence of energy scarcity. Access to energy is imperative to transform lives which are not getting ...

JS Investments announces total payout in funds for FY13

KARACHI (PR): JS Investments Limited (JSIL) has announced a total payout of Rs 2.18 billion in funds managed by the company for financial year 2013, which was approved by the Board of Directors.The final distribution of Rs 1.50 was announced for JS Cash Fund, the money market fund offered by JS ...

UAE's Majid AL Futtaim eyes $1b investments

Jordan : UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim Holding (MAF) - sole franchise of hypermarket chain Carrefour in the Gulf - said it foresaw capital investments of up to $1 billion this year as it steadily expanded its foothold in the region. This did not include a $680 million purchase of a 25 percent ...

1st portal islamic investments
April 07, 2013

1st portal for Islamic investments

LAHORE (PR) – The world’s first portal for Islamic Investment Products www.khabeer.com.pk launched in Karachi yesterday.  Khabeer Financial Services (Pvt) Ltd. takes the lead not only in the Muslim World but also world-wide by introducing a financial planning service and tools for ...

India allows investments from Pakistan: Anand Sharma

In order to strengthen bilateral economic relations, India has allowed foreign direct investment from Pakistan, Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said on June 8. Emphasising the need to increase economic engagement with the neighbouring countries, Sharma said: "We have allowed ...

maleeha joins js investments
February 25, 2012

Maleeha joins JS Investments

KARACHI - JS Investments Limited (JSIL), one of the leading asset management companies in Pakistan, has announced the appointment of Maleeha Mimi Bangash, as the Chief Strategy Officer at JS Investments, says a Press release. Ms Bangash brings with her around 16 years of rich and varied ...

Haiti Wants Investments Not Money
October 17, 2011

Haiti wants investments, not money

SANTO DOMINGO (AFP) - Haitian President Michel Martelly sought to promote his country Saturday as a destination for foreign investment more than for humanitarian aid. "We do not want you to give us money; we want investments... We want effective external support for sustainable development," ...

Turkish firms working out sector-specific investments: TPBC

OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Turkish-Pak Business Council (TPBC) Chairman Huseyin Akin has said that foreign direct investment would get a considerable boost soon as a number of Turkish companies are working out sector-specific investments through joint ventures with their Pakistani counterparts. ...

President enacts law to secure foreign investments

ISLAMABAD - In a major move to attract foreign investment in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday signed the 'Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Bill, 2011 into a law at a special ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The Arbitration Bill, 2011 that was passed by National ...

Pak Russia Agreeto Boost Investments
November 06, 2010

Pak, Russia agreeto boost investments

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the exchange of information regarding investment opportunities in two countries. Minister of State/Chairman Board of Investment Saleem H. Mandviwalla and Oleg Gorbullin, CEO, National Investment Agency Russia, ...

Automakers warn of freezing investments

KARACHI - The auto assemblers have strongly criticised Federal Government contemplation to allow import of used cars into the country which are 5-year-old with 2 per cent depreciation benefit. Car makers warned if the said proposal is implemented by the Government to teach them a lesson then they ...

Afghanistan to start roadshows on mineral deposit investments from Pak

ISLAMABAD (APP) - Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said on Wednesday that Afghanistan had agreed to start road shows on its mineral deposits investments from Pakistan. Afghanistan is rich in mineral resources and it wants to exploit them by conducting road shows in ...

MCB AMC and Arif Habib Investments plan merger

KARACHI - MCB Asset Management Company Limited, a completely owned subsidiary of MCB Bank Limited, is set to amalgamate with Arif Habib Investments, the sub-entity of another one of the top financial groups in Pakistan, to expand further its business operations and diversify the range of mutual ...

Barclays Pakistan and JS Investments signdistribution agreement

KARACHI (APP) - A distribution agreement has been signed by the Barclays Pakistan and the & JS Investments. An announcement here on Monday said that Barclays Bank PLC, Pakistan one of the largest global banks, has signed a landmark distribution agreement with JS Investments Limited (JSIL), one of ...

Arif Habib Investments declares dividend

KARACHI (PR) - Arif Habib Investments has declared dividend for two of its open-end fixed income funds for the month of February, 2009. Pakistan Income Enhancement Fund (PIEF) has declared a dividend of Rs 1.48 per unit to all unit-holders whose name appeared in the register of unit-holders on ...

Investments protection legislation on the cards

ISLAMABAD (APP) - Federal Minister for Investment, Senator Waqar Ahmad Khan said on Wednesday that government plans to bring legislation through parliament for the protection of investments for next ten years in the country. "The government will not only give full protection to the investments, ...

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