Tag: economic

BAT team, Dar discuss issues related to tobacco industry

Clara Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Eight members global team of British American Tobacco (BAT) led by Jack Bowles, Director Asia Pacific Region called on the Finance Minister...

Developing hydropower, support governance: accords worth $720 million signed with WB, AIIB

Clara Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar witnessed the signing ceremony of agreements worth $720m with the World Bank and Asian Infrast...

Extension in levy of NJ surcharge approved by ECC

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved an extension in the levy of Neelum Jhelum (NJ) surcharge from electricity consu...

Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil...

Irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation: FIA registers case against seven accused

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has completed its probe into the irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation on commercial scale project a...

Why has Chinese co distanced itself from Steel Mills?

Clara Jan 2, 2017 0

Expressing concerns on massive electricity bills of PSM, Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has sought details of terms and conditi...

The water conflict

PAR Dec 29, 2016 0

Water is the basic ingredient that maintains life on this planet. Countries or nations sharing the same flow of water have often been in turbulent con...

Top FBR officials brief NSWC participants on revenue collection

par Nov 9, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Nisar Muhamamd Khan has said that enhancing revenue collection is imperative to provide the government cu...

Pakistan has rich resources, bright future: Canadian HC Perry Calderwood

PAR Oct 20, 2016 0

LAHORE: Canadian High Commissioner Perry Calderwood has said that Pakistan and Canada have huge scope to work together to further strengthen economic...

FBR asked to stop bank account attachment practice

PAR Oct 14, 2016 0

LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to stop practices like bank account attachment as...

Specter of debt servicing

PAR Oct 6, 2016 0

As Pakistan has completed its $6.64 billion extended facility programme after receiving last tranche of around $100 billion from the International Mon...

Saudi, Kuwait and Bahrain set to issue global bonds – ME funds become more wary of bonds: Poll

PAR Sep 10, 2016 0

DUBAI: Middle East fund managers have turned negative towards fixed income for the first time since January because of the prospect of US monetary tig...

In the name of development

PAR Sep 10, 2016 0

Treading on the path of the previous Pakistan People’s Party government, which based its economic programme on foreign loans during five years of its...

July U.S. exports increase, imports decrease

PAR Sep 3, 2016 0

WASHINGTON: Total July exports were $186.3 billion and imports were $225.8 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economi...

Zhenhua port machinery shipments rise

PAR Sep 1, 2016 0

WASHINGTON: More than ever, the world’s ports are relying on heavy-lift carriers sailing from the Shanghai area with oversized port machinery on their...