SBP Issues Monetary Policy Decision for Next Two Months

Macroeconomic conditions towards the end of FY15 have further improved compared to the beginning of the fiscal year. Current account deficit has narrowed down; average annual inflation is significantly below the target; there is a marginal uptick in real GDP growth; and foreign exchange reserve buildup continues.

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24th Annual Eid Card Competition held at Hamdard Public School

A renowned Social Worker & TV Artist  Mrs. Jehan Ara Hai cutting the ribbon of inauguration of 24th Annual
Eid Card Competition at Bait al Hikmah Auditorium, Madinat al Hikmah organized by Hamdard Public School &
Hamdard Village School. Mrs. Sadia Rashid, President, Hamdard Foundation Paistan, Fatema Munir Ahmed,Vice President Madinat al Hikmah , Prof.

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Siraj Teli urges Business & Industrial community to protest against GIDC Bill 2015, anti-business policies

A dinner reception hosted by the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Businessmen Group (BMG) to mark 18 years of Public Service of Businessmen Group from KCCI’s platform at PAF Convention Center recently.

 

Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli, while strongly criticizing the passage of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) Bill 2015 by the Parliaments, urged the business and industrial community of Karachi, particularly the textile sector, to lodge protest against this anti-business move of the government.

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KE: Operation Burq Continues with Positive Results

Operation Burq, KE’s campaign against defaulters and thieves continued with some positive results as some residential and commercial thieves were targeted. KE’s team with the help of FIA, Sind Police and Pakistan Rangers raided almost 80 different spots today which included North Karachi, Nazimabad, Defence, Gulshan, Surjani, Korangi, Clifton, Bahadurabad, Lyari, Baldia, Gadap, ShahFaisal, Malir and Johar, says a statement.

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Sachal Energy gets `financing of US $107 million for Wind Power Project

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Sachal Energy Development (Pvt) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arif Habib Corporation Limited has announced that they have been sanctioned financing of US $107 million from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) World’s Largest Bank.

It may be mentioned here that Sachal Energy has signed a financing agreement with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for Sachal Wind Power Plant.

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APCNGA expresses reservations over GIDC Act

The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has expressed serious reservations over GIDC Act terming it discriminatory. The Act will not treat different gas consuming sectors on equitable basis while recovery of GIDC of the past years and mark up is illegal, said Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Chairman Supreme Council APCNGA.

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