SBP has allowed Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) Pakistan Limited to establish their local CNY clearing and settlement setup in Pakistan. SCB Pakistan can now open CNY accounts of the banks operating in Pakistan to facilitate settlement of CNY based transactions such as remittance to/from China.… Read the rest
In celebration of International Happiness Day on March 20, Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the results of the Abu Dhabi Airport’s “happiness index” for 2018. The company’s happiness indicator revealed that 82% of passengers were happy with their experience at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) last year.… Read the rest
State Bank of Pakistan issued a concessionary Small Enterprise Financing and Credit Guarantee Facility for Special persons. Mr. Tariq Bajwa, the Governor State Bank of Pakistan announced this special facility in the 7th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs held at State Bank of Pakistan.… Read the rest
Over the last seven years, the number of Pakistani men who think women should have equal rights increased by 15 percent. This was one of the many findings revealed by a recent survey assessing attitudes on gender parity. The survey also noted that 76 percent of Pakistani men and 90 percent of women now think that women should be allowed to work – up 11 percent since 2011.… Read the rest
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said that extension in tax return filing till March 31, 2019 is appreciative measure of FBR.… Read the rest
“Global warming and climate change issues are perhaps the greatest threat to this planet but unfortunately not taken seriously. I congratulate and appreciate Youth Parliament for creating awareness on this important subject”; Akhtar Hussain Bugti (Secretary Sports & Youth Affairs – Government of Sindh)
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“Every single person has the power to change the world”; Ikram Sehgal (Chairman- K-Electric).
Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) congratulated all – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), all the team members including 43 Foreign Players; Organizers; Pakistan Rangers Sindh; Sindh Police; Law Enforcement Agencies and people of Karachi – on successful completion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) – IV Final matches at Karachi thus giving a positive signals to the world that Pakistan has now become a peace of land and tranquility and a favourite safe haven for the investment activities.… Read the rest
In the lead-up to the International Day of Forests on March 21, Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL), Pakistan’s premier microfinance institute, initiates planting of 10,000 trees to raise awareness on the importance of indigenous trees for local ecosystems.
Khushhali Microfinance Bank marked this day in collaboration with Islamabad Wild Life Board (IWLB) on conservation of Wild Forests.… Read the rest
As a way of further bolstering its long-standing efforts to reach out to members of underprivileged sections of society, Telenor Microfinance Bank, one of Pakistan’s leading microfinance bank, aims to serve the unbanked and under-banked members of society as well as empower them by delivering quality financial services, thereby paving the way for greater financial inclusion.… Read the rest