Category: Business

Pakistan to achieve 7pc growth rate with ADB aide worth 2.5b

300 percent increase for BISP proposed in budget

ISLAMABAD: An increase of 300 percent has been proposed in budgetary allocation for Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) with an amount of Rs 121 billion as compared...

Federal budget 2017-18: Govt employees, pensioners get 10% increase

 ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday announced a major relief for the government servants and the pensioners, incurring a cost of Rs 125 billion. Finance...

Pakistan to get $ 2.5 billion as infrastructural financing from ADB: Ishaq Dar

Relief-oriented Federal Budget widely hailed

People from different walks of life, including politicians and journalists, have welcomed the federal budget. Renowned industrialist Mirza Ikhtiar Baig has appreciated...

Tax evaders’ life to be made difficult: Dar

Relief measures in the federal budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD May 26 APP: Following relief measures were announced by Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar while presenting National Budget for 2017-18 at the parliament...

Ishaq Dar to present Rs 4.8 trillion national budget

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar will present the fifth Federal Budget of the ruling democratic dispensation with an estimated outlay of Rs 4.8...

Turkey’s tourism sector eyes recovery in 2017-18

Turkey’s tourism sector eyes recovery in 2017-18

Turkey’s tourism industry is set for recovery this year, Turkish Association of Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) official said Wednesday. “For the first time in the...

Dar to launch Economic Survey, a pre-budget document on Thursday

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, will formally launch the Economic Survey 2016-17 on Thursday. The minister will share the key economic...

Mercedes owner Daimler's offices raided by German police over emissions fraud probe

Mercedes owner Daimler’s offices raided by German police over emissions fraud probe

German automaker Daimler AG says prosecutors will search several of its offices in Germany as part of a preliminary investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel...

Model tank submerged underwater in Turkey’s Antalya for tourist dive

Model tank submerged underwater in Turkey’s Antalya for tourist dive

A model tank from 1960 is set to be submerged 20 meters underwater off the coast of the Mediterranean seaside resort of Kaş in Turkey’s Antalya province, to serve...

China says has no plans to start mining in Antarctica

China says has no plans to start mining in Antarctica

China sought to dispel concerns about its ambitions in mineral-rich Antarctica on Monday, with an official saying Beijing has no plans to start mining in the vast...