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PM terms 2020 as 'year of job creation', experts think otherwise

Pakistan, March 5 -- Economists on Wednesday declared as "unrealistic" Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement that "2020 would be the year of job creation and economic growth". Talking to this scribe,... Read More


HabibMetro Bank & Bookme sign agreement for e-ticketing services

Pakistan, March 5 -- HabibMetro Bank and Bookme Tickets (Private) Limited (Bookme), Pakistan's largest online ticketing platform for Airlines, Bus, Cinema & Events, announced today that they have ... Read More


WB to support human capital in Pakistan with $300m injection

Pakistan, March 5 -- The World Bank (WB) has committed to providing $300 million to support human capital and livelihoods in the provinces of Punjab and Sindh. As per a press statement released by th... Read More


Facebook to revamp its digital currency plans

Pakistan, March 5 -- Facebook Inc will revamp its plans for digital currencies amid regulatory scrutiny, The Information reported on Tuesday. The company will offer digital versions of government-back... Read More


To put it simply, as per the latest directive of the Ministry of Health Tobacco Control Cell, retailers have been barred from displaying cigarettes at all shops and will now have to keep them hidden. The same rule also means that the shopkeepers cannot market/ advertise cigarettes at the front of their shops through printed material.

Pakistan, March 5 -- Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Wednesday instructed to order the privatization process of the country's numerous government and state organizations The Prime Minister, w... Read More


Int'l companies start exploring business opportunities in Pakistan:Razak

Pakistan, March 5 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan's Adviser on Commerce and Textile Abdul Razak Dawood has said the government is trying to facilitate the textile sector with affordable gas and electrici... Read More


PM calls for facilitation of sick industrial units, SMEs

Pakistan, March 5 -- A delegation of prominent bankers of the country called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Tuesday. Adviser to PM on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to PM on In... Read More


Senate body recommends wheat support price at Rs1,400

Pakistan, March 5 -- Senate's Standing Committee on National Food Security & Research on Wednesday recommended fixing minimum wheat support price at Rs1,400 per 40kg to ensure better return to loc... Read More


TDAP, exporters to hold consultations on Pak-UK trade enhancement

Pakistan, March 5 -- The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has prepared an eight-point agenda to capture the United Kingdom market and in this regard, consultative meetings with local exp... Read More


However, the private schools association has a problem with that. Schools in Sindh have been shut down over coronavirus fears and are scheduled to reopen on March 16 (Monday). There isn't enough time for schools to prepare the admit cards, according to the association

Pakistan, March 5 -- In the latest Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) published in the Gazette of Pakistan, the government of Pakistan has issued stringent guidelines for the tobacco manufacturing compa... Read More