Category: Economy

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Karachi Circular Railway Project to Be Launched on Jinnah’s Birthday

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali has directed the Transport Department to float international tender for Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project so that it...

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $1.54 bln in July 2017

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $1.54 bln in July 2017

KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $1541.67 million in July, the first month of the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18), as compared with US $ 1328.18 million...

Ishaq Dar takes notice of sugar price hike

Ishaq Dar takes notice of sugar price hike

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Tuesday took strong notice of media reports regarding hike in the sugar prices. The finance minister directed...

PM constitutes four new ministries

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed constitution of four new ministries and their constituent divisions. According to a press release from the...

FCCI welcomes Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as new PM

FAISALABAD: Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), has congratulated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on his election as the...

Govt increases petrol price for next fortnight

Supply of petrol continues as usual at PSO pumps: Spokesman

KARACHI, July 25 (APP): The supply of petrol is continuing as usual at the pumps of the PSO, said the spokesman of the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on Tuesday. He was of the...

PM for economic cooperation, enhancement of bilateral trade between Pakistan, Maldives

MALE (Maldives): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday emphasized the importance of economic cooperation, especially the need to enhance bilateral trade between...

Worst market crash in modern times coming soon, investor Jim Rogers warns

Worst market crash in modern times coming soon, investor Jim Rogers warns

International investor Jim Rogers recently claimed that he was expecting the worst market crash in modern times to hit within the next two years. Speaking to the...

All you need to know about Budget 2017-18

Sector wise relief in budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: Following are the salient features of sector wise relief in the budget for fiscal year 2017-18: Relief Measures: – Reduction of duty from 11% to 3% and...

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...