IMF delegation visit Pakistan Steel Mills

A three-member delegation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Pakistan Steel Mills.A releaser said Tokhir Mirzoev, Resident Representative IMF, Tasleem Alam, Senior Eco-Economist and...

KSE-100 index gains 517 points on fresh liquidity

A 517.44 points gain was recorded today in the Karachi Stock Exchange – KSE-100 index where the market opened at 32,506.36 points and closed...

Final round of talks with IMF on 7th review today

The final round of talks between Pakistan and International Monetary Fund on 7th review under Extended Funds Facility Programme will be held here today...

Labor Day rally: Workers demand health, safety steps at workplaces

To save precious lives of labors, health and safety facilities should be ensured at workplaces, social security given to all workers, and privatization process...

APCNGA protests imposition of GIDC

The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Monday held a demonstration in front of Peshawar Press Club to register protest against imposition of GIDC...

Eni limits losses as oil prices continue to drop

Measures taken by energy company Eni helped to limit the company's losses while oil prices continued to fall."In 2013 we lost 1.5 billion...

Govt taking all measures to ensure energy security

The government is taking all possible measures to ensure energy security and sustainable development in the country.According to a report, in a bid to...

Chinese cooperation to boost economy, capability of navy: PESA

The Pakistan Ex-servicemen Association (PESA) on Sunday welcomed the visit of Chinese President and his commitment to invest over $ 46 billion which will...

Budget should facilitate small traders: UNISAME

Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has submitted road map to the prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and urged him to ensure that...

India, China sign 24 deals worth over $10 billion

India and China on Friday signed 24 deals worth over $10 billion to improve bilateral ties. The progress came amid India's Prime Minister Narendra...

KSE-100 sees a jump of 138 points amid mixed session

Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 today gained 138.62 points and came to close at 34151.11 points. The previous session of the KSE 100 index...

State Bank sets interest rate to historic low in Pakistan

Interest rate has stooped to the lowest in Pakistan’s history after the State Bank dropped it by 1% bringing the overall rate to 7%,...

Agriculture sector records 2.9% growth in FY2014-15

During fiscal year 2014-15, the overall performance of agriculture sector recorded a growth of 2.9 percent compared to the growth of 2.7 percent...

Federal Budget for 2015-16 to be presented today

Pakistan's Federal Budget for 2015-16 will be presented in the National Assembly today (Friday). Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will lay budget proposals in the...

Last budget incentives for textile sector not implemented yet

The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association has called for giving special status to export-oriented value-added textile industry allowing it zero rating facility...

Banks disbursed agriculture loan of over Rs 326 bln

The government is making all out efforts to ensure availability of credit and enhancing its flow to small farmers to boost agriculture production.According to...

Economic development in Balochistan will promote peace and prosperity in Pakistan

Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that economic development of the province would not ameliorate standard of life of common Balochistani...

US investors interested to set up 6000MW gas power plant in Pakistan

A high-level business delegation representing M/s American Ethane Company and General Electric Pakistan visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by Ambassador Javed...

Kuwait is important for Pakistan: NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq

The Ambassador of Kuwait Mr. Nawaf Abdulaziz A.A. Alenezi called on the Speaker, National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House on Wednesday.While talking...

Government asked to fix markets closure timings in Islamabad in consultation with business community

Muzzamil Hussain Sabri, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to fix markets closure...