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Govt abolishes licence requirement for 102 small businesses

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- The government on Wednesday abolished the licence requirement for 102 small businesses, including new startups, to provide relief to the common man. On Monday, Prime Minister Imr... Read More


KCR among top govt priorities ahead of China visit in April

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- Ahead of the visit of the Chinese National Development and Reforms Commission (NDRC) in April, Pakistani authorities have sprung into action to get the Karachi Circular Railways p... Read More


Trump relaunches trade war with Europe

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- President Donald Trump relaunched a trade war against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans fail to agree a long-delayed trade dea... Read More


Govt attempts to make CCP a scapegoat over wheat fiasco

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- Despite the fact that the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) had pointed out collusive practices in flour and sugar industries and had subsequently imposed a penalty on mill... Read More


Ministers concerned over 'duty-free' cotton import

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- Members of the federal cabinet, while raising reservations over the government's decision to withdraw all regulatory/customs duties on the import of cotton, have feared that the d... Read More


Govt believes in potential of youth: Dar

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- A delegation of United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) led by country head Ms Lina called on Usman Dar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs,... Read More


ADB to support Pakistan's reform agenda

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- President of Asian Development Bank Masatsugu Asakawa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum annual meeting 2020 at Davos. Advisor on Financ... Read More


KSE-100 lands in red amid volatility

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another volatile trading session on Wednesday, as the indices changed directions all day long before closing in the negative zone. For... Read More


PM Imran constitutes body to probe wheat-flour related controversy

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted a three-member committee to probe the wheat and flour- related controversy. READ MORE Ministers concerned over 'duty-free' cotton import... Read More


Pakistan seeks further cooperation with ADB: Hafeez Shaikh

Pakistan, Jan. 23 -- Pakistan looks forward to further strengthening its partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under its new President Masatsugu Asakawa, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finan... Read More